chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses - including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer's disease

chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses - including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer's disease

A British study shows that people with a history of taking anti-inflammatory drug Ibuprofen, weekly, were less likely to acquire Parkinson's Disease.

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It is becoming increasingly clear that chronic inflammation is the root cause of many serious illnesses - including heart disease, many cancers, and Alzheimer's disease.

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  • It has to be noted that other anti-inflammatory drugs did not elicit the same response. Further research on inuprophen is needed to ascertain how it works to lessen PD risk. The world is never simple!!

  • I have been taking a small dose (about 10 - 15ml) of children's format (200- 300mg) Ibuprofen every night when going to bed, initially because it helped me sleep for the last 15 years or so. It

    appears that the Parkinsons has plateaued (not seeming to be getting worse!) Many of my friends with pd have overtaken me downhill ! My supervising neurologist cannot believe how

    I'm so good for I was diagnosed with pd way back in 1991. I tell him that it's due to my nightly dose of Ibuprofen, but he says "it isn't proven"! I tell him to prescribe it to all his patients, but there might be some heart risk or stomach bleed. I highly recommend this.

    Rob Williams.

    Isle of Anglesey

  • "but there might be some heart risk or stomach bleed" It will be a very low risk. Be sure to take it with a meal. I have been taking Ibuprofen. I choose to do what I can (food choice also) to keep Parkinson's at bay. "I highly recommend" also the low risk of Ibuprofen over the HIGH risk of PROGRESSION of this disease to Stage 3, Stage 4.

  • The olive oil inflammation study’s researchers say that 50 milliliters (ml), which is about 3-1/2 Tbsp., is equal to a 200-mg tablet of ibuprofen. Breslin points out that amount of oil has more than 400 calories – a lot if you add this healthy fat without giving up others. To avoid excess calories, use extra-virgin olive oil in lieu of other fats, such as butter.

    arthritistoday.org/what-you...

  • Extra virgin olive oil works the same way as ibuprofen without the stomach problems.

  • While tasting extra-virgin olive oils in Sicily, Gary Beauchamp, PhD, director of the Monell Chemical Senses Center in Philadelphia, noticed a ticklish, peppery sensation in the back of his throat. It was nearly identical to the “sting” he’d felt when swallowing a liquid form of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), such as ibuprofen and aspirin, during previous sensory studies. Beauchamp detected a connection between olive oil and inflammation.

    Further studies revealed that a compound in the oil, called oleocanthal, prevents the production of pro-inflammatory COX-1 and COX-2 enzymes – the same way NSAIDs work.

    “By inhibiting these enzymes, inflammation and the increase in pain sensitivity associated with them is dampened,” says Paul Breslin, PhD, co-author of the study. Researchers found the intensity of the “throaty bite” in an oil is directly related to the amount of oleocanthal it contains. “Stronger-flavored oils from Tuscany or other regions that use the same olive varietal, have the highest oleocanthal levels,” says Breslin.

    The olive oil inflammation study’s researchers say that 50 milliliters (ml), which is about 3-1/2 Tbsp., is equal to a 200-mg tablet of ibuprofen. Breslin points out that amount of oil has more than 400 calories – a lot if you add this healthy fat without giving up others. To avoid excess calories, use extra-virgin olive oil in lieu of other fats, such as butter.

    arthritistoday.org/what-you...

  • Taking a small dose of simvastatin (a statin drug to lower cholesterol) is recommended by the Life Extension Foundation for PWPs because it acts as a potent anti-inflammatory. Also, following a low carb diet (50 net carbs a day ) with no more than 15 of those carbs eaten at any one meal reduces inflammation. It all has to do with preventing insulin spikes. I have been following a low carb diet with calming of my tremors. I also take 1 TBSP coconut oil 3Xday as fats don't cause insulin spikes. But my protein is kept at 66 gms a day because excessive protein can be converted to glucose which again causes insulin spikes.Preventing inflammation helps not only your brain function, but your heart health.

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