ALS linked to Cyanobacteria and HERV-K

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This video is not about ME but I think there are some overlaps between ALS and ME as we speak of triggers.

I'm happy to see that more and more research points to pathogens as the root cause of chronic diseases.

Here it's about cyanobacteria - that might be of interest to you @frozenborderline - and HERV-K found by the brilliant Dr. Nath - that is more of interest for me personally.

As I also have a letal myopathy which started with worsening of my ME, I'm positive for CB4 and my IFN results show mRNA expression of IFNs linked to persistent EV infection + I'm positive for several mycotoxins.

Here is the video

 

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So the toxin beta-methylamino-L-alanine (BMAA) which is found in cyanobacteria is a risk factor for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). And also HERV-K is involved.

But he does not mention anything about the enterovirus connection to ALS, which the following studies focus on:
Sequences specific for enterovirus detected in spinal cord from patients with motor neurone disease

Cerebrospinal fluid detection of enterovirus genome in ALS: a study of 242 patients and 354 controls

Enteroviral Infection: The Forgotten Link to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis?
 
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This video is not about ME but I think there are some overlaps between ALS and ME as we speak of triggers.

I'm happy to see that more and more research points to pathogens as the root cause of chronic diseases.

Here it's about cyanobacteria - that might be of interest to you @frozenborderline - and HERV-K found by the brilliant Dr. Nath - that is more of interest for me personally.

As I also have a letal myopathy which started with worsening of my ME, I'm positive for CB4 and my IFN results show mRNA expression of IFNs linked to persistent EV infection + I'm positive for several mycotoxins.

Here is the video

Thanks. Its indeed an interest of mine. I'll watch when I get a chance. I know gulf war vets had higher rates of ALS , and were exposed to BMAA producing cyanobacteria in Kuwait. But yeah I'll watch the video I'm very curious