Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by adreno, Oct 23, 2014.
First MS, now Parkinson's...
The folded protein (implicated by the hypothesis) seems to act like a prion, as far as my very basic understanding of the research goes. A prion is, by definition, infectious, and Parkinson's isn't usually considered infectious, but perhaps this hypothesis would change our understanding of the disease.
Interestingly, and perhaps significantly, Wikipedia says that: "All known prion diseases in mammals affect the structure of the brain or other neural tissue."
I don't understand it all, but the hypothesis is that these folded proteins spread via the vagal nerve, from gut to nervous system:
That is right. Sadly many use the term for any misfolded protein.
Study about Parkinson and SIBO:
What seems to be similar research is discussed here:
Chris Kresser about parkinson:
He also suggests as treatment:
- ketogenic diet
- liposomal curcumin, to reduce oxidative damage and CNS inflammation
- reducing iron, as parkinson´s disease is often correlated with iron overloading (only little Vit. C and HCL Betain, as both increase iron intake)
- removing gluten from the diet
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