Long-Term Cognition via Melatonin

Melatonin is a pleiotropic neurohormone controlling many physiological processes and whose dysfunction may contribute to several different diseases, such as neurodegenerative diseases, circadian and mood disorders, insomnia, type 2 diabetes and pain. Melatonin can have side effects.   The circadian production of pineal melatonin is controlled by endogenous oscillators within the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) and… Continue reading Long-Term Cognition via Melatonin

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Alcohol consumption is a cognitive, heart, and cancer threat.   Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS).   Autophagy for longevity and long-term cognition.   Blood Pressure control (below 120 systolic) to prevent dementia, for kidney health, for cardiovascular health. and for longevity.   Blood Sugar control for long-term cognition.   Blood-brain barrier dysfunction can precede symptoms of… Continue reading List of blog posts

ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is an incurable neurodegenerative disease resulting in progressive weakness and selective degeneration of the motor neurons, leading to death from respiratory failure within 3–4 years [1], though 10% of people with ALS will live ten years or longer. The onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) is more common in adults over… Continue reading ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis)