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Zinc's role in the brain

Discussion in 'Other Health News and Research' started by RustyJ, Oct 5, 2011.

  1. RustyJ

    RustyJ Contaminated Cell Line 'RustyJ'

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    Here's some diversionary information.

    http://medicalxpress.com/news/2011-10-zinc-role-brain-insight-year-old.html
     
  2. alex3619

    alex3619 Senior Member

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    Hi RustyJ, according to the article the research shows that zinc is needed for something called long term potentiation. IIRC this is important because it helps keep two neurons active for a long enough time that they can build the connection between them - I hope I am right but its been a decade and a half since I researched this area. Bye, Alex
     
  3. RustyJ

    RustyJ Contaminated Cell Line 'RustyJ'

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    Many PWME have low zinc levels, so it could be a useful addition to the truckload of vitamins people are already taking. I am taking it as part of Fredd's protocol. I had a bad reaction to it so had to titrate up.
     
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    Sparrow Senior Member

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    I had trouble with zinc too, and have had to go very slowly. Was getting majorly dizzy from much lower doses than is supposed to cause that. I wonder if that's common for us...
     

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