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Toxin found- at Alzheimer, ALS

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by student, May 13, 2016.

  1. student

    student Senior Member

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    A neurotoxin discussion. ALS and Alzheimer was affected: BMMA is toxic


    Alzheimer, ALS – coming from cyano bacteria... in the form of BMMA (glutamin like) toxin.. can be part of eating fish, shrimp and food chain- poisening.
     
  2. Bob

    Bob

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    England (south coast)
    Fruit bats stewed in coconut milk? Mmmmm... tasty... :wide-eyed::vomit::zippit:
     
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  3. junkcrap50

    junkcrap50 Senior Member

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    Small error: The toxin is abbreviated as *BMAA*, also known as beta-Methylamino-L-alanine. Cyanobacteria is also known as blue-green algae, which can produce large harmful algae blooms.

    I can't find it, but I remember reading a study that Alzheimer's is more prevalent in individuals who live near bodies of water, e.g. ponds, lakes, oceans, etc. The conclusion was that proximity to the algae that produces this toxin, BMAA, increased your likelihood of getting Alzheimer's.
     
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  4. Little Bluestem

    Little Bluestem All Good Things Must Come to an End

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    The night before I got the "flu" that started all of this, I ate at a restaurant. Another person who ordered the same thing I did also got ill. I can no longer remember what it was that we ate, but I am fairly sure it was some kind of fish or seafood.
     

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