Deans' stroke musings

Changing stroke rehab and research worldwide now.Time is Brain!Just think of all the trillions and trillions of neurons that DIE each day because there are NO effective hyperacute therapies besides tPA(only 12% effective). I have 493 posts on hyperacute therapy, enough for researchers to spend decades proving them out. These are my personal ideas and blog on stroke rehabilitation and stroke research. Do not attempt any of these without checking with your medical provider. Unless you join me in agitating, when you need these therapies they won't be there.

What this blog is for:

Shortly after getting out of the hospital and getting NO information on the process or protocols of stroke rehabilitation and recovery I started searching on the internet and found that no other survivor received useful information. This is an attempt to cover all stroke rehabilitation information that should be readily available to survivors so they can talk with informed knowledge to their medical staff. It's quite disgusting that this information is not available from every stroke association and doctors group.
My back ground story is here:http://oc1dean.blogspot.com/2010/11/my-background-story_8.html

Thursday, May 4, 2017

How Calorie Restriction May Prolong Life

Could you get the same results from a ketogenic diet? Ask your doctor, stammering a response is not allowed.

Ketone bodies as a therapeutic for Alzheimer's disease.

Dietary ketosis enhances memory in mild cognitive impairment

The Ketogenic Diet as a Treatment Paradigm for Diverse Neurological Disorders 

http://www.alphagalileo.org/ViewItem.aspx?ItemId=175022&CultureCode=en
03 May 2017 Wiley
A new review proposes a theory to explain how calorie restriction can extend life across a variety of species.
When the body does not have enough glucose for energy, it burns stored fats, resulting in a build-up of molecules called ketone bodies. Investigators suspect that calorie restriction extends life span at least in part through increasing levels of ketone bodies.
“Many aging-induced changes, such as the incidence of malignancies in mice, the increases in blood glucose and insulin caused by insulin resistance, and muscular weakness have been shown to be decreased by the metabolism of ketone bodies, a normal metabolite produced from fatty acids by liver during periods of prolonged fasting or caloric restriction,” wrote the authors of the IUBMB Life review.
Access the paper:
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/iub.1627/full

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