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  • Linda Biggs

    12/04/2024 at 3:59 am

    Thank you Matthew. A systemic approach that takes evolution into account makes sense.

    *I see from James Stott’s presentation that diabetic treatments that lower blood sugar are proving to be helpful in the treatment of PD. Would a low-carb or ketogenic diet be addressing the same root cause?? Does elevated insulin disrupt mitcohondrial health?

    *PD is a disease of too little dopamine – Excercise that increase dopamine levels in brain has been shown to be helpful as explained in James Stotts’ presentation. Cold water plunging also increases dopamine production – would this be of benefit in people with PD?

    In both the case of exercise and deliberate cold water exposure, are the neurons that produce dopamine able to “up their game”? Or are they too damaged too produce more dopamine?

    Look forward to your response. Thanks again.

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