Help With ALS

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (als), often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease," is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.

Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. The progressive degeneration of the motor neurons in als eventually leads to their death. When the motor neurons die, the ability of the brain to initiate and control muscle movement is lost.

A-myo-trophic comes from the Greek language. "A" means no or negative. "Myo" refers to muscle, and "Trophic" means nourishment–"No muscle nourishment." When a muscle has no nourishment, it "atrophies" or wastes away. "Lateral" identifies the areas in a person's spinal cord where portions of the nerve cells that signal and control the muscles are located. As this area degenerates it leads to scarring or hardening ("sclerosis") in the region.

As motor neurons degenerate, they can no longer send impulses to the muscle fibers that normally result in muscle movement.

Early Symptoms

Initially, the symptoms of als may be so subtle that the symptoms are not even noticed. Eventually, one experiences obvious weakness and/or muscle atrophy. This is followed by twitching, cramping, or stiffness of affected muscles, and/or slurred and nasal speech. The twitching, cramping, etc. associated with als is a result of the dying motor neurons.

With voluntary muscle action progressively affected, patients in the later stages of the disease may become totally paralyzed.

Possible Causes

Like virtually all neurodegenerative disorders, the cause of als is still undefined. However, one strong possibilty is the idea of a neurodegenerative chain-reaction which is common in all neurodegenerative disorders in which cellular 'faults' produce or induce some type of a ‘cascade’ failure that leads to progressive neuronal loss and progressive degeneration. Given that familial als has been linked to a mutation on the gene coding for superoxide dismutase (a critical enzyme involved in the protection of mitochondria against oxidative stress), early work has focused on oxidative stress again, a probable mechanism in virtually all neurodegenerative disorders.

Oxidative stress is created (and managed) within the mitochondria, the primary chemical energy generation system in each cell. Most free radicals (which cause oxidative stress) are produced in the mitochondria but, there are extensive cellular defenses against this stress in the mitochondria itself (in which superoxide dismutase plays an important but not exclusive role).

A critical issue is the emerging evidence that in aging, there is probably progressive damage to mitochondrial DNA and progressive failure of the mechanisms by which the mitochondria are protected from oxidative stress. There is work suggesting that progressive damage to the mitochondria is a central mechanism in age-related change in general so, damage to the mitochondria may be a common denominator in all age-related neurodegenerative diseases.

Failure of the mitochondria to manage oxidative stress can lead to a lot of undesirable effects, including premature cell death, damage to other cellular organelles and disorders of protein folding (an area of increasing interest in als and many other neurodegenerative disorders).

Since neurons, with a few exceptions, cannot be replaced, any process that stimulates premature cell death of motor neurons will eventually lead to negative motor symptoms and eventual motor system failure. Evidence suggests that premature cell death may be stimulated (as a primary cause of atrophy) in both upper and lower motor neuron groups in als.

The onset of als has been linked to several factors, including: a virus; exposure to various neurotoxins or heavy metals; DNA defects; immune system abnormalities; occupational involvement in military service and elite sports (where the issue again may be toxic exposure); and enzyme abnormalities.

Surgeries involving the spinal cord have also been thought to play a role in the onset of als, possibly due to the increased burden of oxidative stress and inflammation after spinal cord injury or stress.

There is a known hereditary factor in familial als (Fals); however, there is no known hereditary component in the 90–95% cases diagnosed as sporadic als. An inherited genetic defect on chromosome 21 (coding for superoxide dismutase) is associated with approximately 20% of familial cases of als.[1][2] The children of those diagnosed with familial als have a higher risk factor for developing the disease; however, those who have close family members diagnosed with sporadic als have no greater a risk factor than the general population, suggesting again an environmental or other non-genetic cause.[3]

Some environmental causative factors have been suggested for the increased incidence in the western Pacific. Prolonged exposure to a dietary neurotoxin called BMAA is one suspected risk factor in Guam; the neurotoxin is a compound found in the seed of the cycad Cycas circinalis,[4] a tropical plant found in Guam, which was used in the human food supply during the 1950s and early 1960s.

The very high incidence of the disease among Italian soccer players (more than five times higher than normally expected) shows a possible link between the disease and the use of pesticides on the soccer fields (several of which have been linked to neuronal toxicity).[5][6]

According to the als Association, military veterans are at an increased risk of contracting als (again, possibly implying a link to neurotoxic chemical exposure). In its report als in the Military,[7] the group pointed to an almost 60% greater chance of the disease in military veterans than the general population.

The former Indian Army Chief of Staff General K.Sunderji also suffered from als before passing away. For Gulf War veterans, the chance is seen as twice that of veterans not deployed to the Persian Gulf in a joint study by the Veterans Affairs Administration and the DOD, another epidemiologic association suggesting a link to toxic exposure.

Dietary intake of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) has been shown in several studies to decrease the risk of developing als and other neurodegenerative disorders, probably through several mechanisms, including promotion of neurotrophins such as BDNF

1. Conwit, Robin A. (December 2006). "Preventing familial als: A clinical trial may be feasible but is an efficacy trial warranted?". Journal of the Neurological Sciences 251 (1–2)

2. Al-Chalabi, Ammar; P. Nigel Leigh (August 2000). "Recent advances in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis". Current Opinion in Neurology 13 (4): 397–405. ISSN 1473-6551 PMID 10970056

3. http://web.archive.org/web/20041115214832/
http://www.alsphiladelphia.org/pennstatehershey/newsletters/newsletter_spring04.htm

4. Khabazian I, Bains JS, Williams DE, Cheung J, Wilson JM, Pasqualotto BA, Pelech SL, Andersen RJ, Wang YT, Liu L, Nagai A, Kim SU, Craig UK, Shaw CA (August 2002). Isolation of various forms of sterol beta-D-glucoside from the seed of Cycas circinalis: neurotoxicity and implications for als-parkinsonism dementia J. Neurochem.

5. Sla, indagini nei club. Pesticidi nel mirino" Retrieved 2008-10-02.

6. Sla, una strage nel calcio" Retrieved 2008-10-02.

7. als in the Military The als Association. 2007-05-17. Retrieved 2008-05-01.

       

                Product Suggestions That Could Help Slow Down ALS

Use them at least six months or longer. More could be done, supplements that would be important or very good to add on, but these are the best. 

I’m putting them in order of importance, starting with the most valuable one. Well actually this is a combination of an elixir and a special sound recording.

2 bottles a month of Quzu — along with listening to the Sound Therapies Technology Recording.  

These will help ALS by stimulating improvement in cells throughout the body. They have many other benefits as you will read.

Quzu is a frequency enhanced water elixir that tells the body to take 4 main actions. 1. To explode endorphin production so that the brain can better control the immune system. 2. To increase glutathione and other antioxidant production in all cells. 3. To increase cellular life force vibrations per minute which promotes overall health in cells. 4. To mobilize your stem cells to repair cells.

Quzu is particularly power for getting the brain to control the immune system when used with the Sound Therapies Technology Recording. This recording, which is over a decade in developing, uses unmatched technology to create a special pure sound that activates the frontal lobes of the brain. One of its actions is to amplify the production of endorphins, which in conjunction with Quzu, is very powerful for improving immune system performance. Also helps to reduce stress, and more.  

To learn about, purchase and download this recording go to http://tinyurl.com/om7qgwa 

Here is more info on the recording.

This vibrational resonance recording uses, as a healing process, vibrations from the harmonics and overtones of the Perfect 5th (P5) interval (the difference between two frequencies), and the Major 7h Chord (M7), composed of two P5s. 

This creates a sympathetic resonance in the areas of the brain that release endorphins. Endorphins are among the brain chemicals known as Neurotransmitters (chemicals that carry signals from one neuron to another). They reduce stress, anxiety and enhance the immune response. 

The vibrations also stimulate the higher brain centers, such as the pituitary, pineal, hypothalamus, thalamus and amygdala, which scans incoming sound for emotional content. 

It also stimulates the brain stem, which includes the medulla oblongata, pons and mid-brain limbic region, the transition point between the body and the brain. These areas of the brain regulate not only our physical body, but our perceptions as well. 

The Perfect 5h creates a vibrational ratio of 3/2 known as “the Golden Ratio.” The brain hears not only the two frequencies, but also a third frequency – the actual difference between the two frequencies, plus all of the resulting harmonics and overtones, a complex “sound bath” is administered, helping to synchronize both hemispheres of the brain. 

Rhythm is processed by the left hemisphere, while harmony and intonation are processed by the right hemisphere. The convergent zones, which function in the prefrontal lobes, control attention span, judgment, impulse control and motivation. 

The frontal lobe is where the interconnectivity of the two hemisphere takes place, arousing coordinated thought patterns. Unfortunately, when those with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome attempt to concentrate, their frontal lobes actually decrease in activity. Through the sympathetic resonance of the P5 and M7 chord harmonics and overtones, the frontal lobes are stimulated to be more active. 

The resulting immediate and long-term benefits of this vibrational resonance recording include: 1. Increasing the speed of brain synapses, 2. Enhancing communication of neural networks, 3. Stimulating consumption of glucose, resulting in greater overall brain activity, 4. Inspiring intuition and creativity, 5) Enriching motor coordination, 6. Quickening pattern recognition, 7. Expanding aural stimulation, 8. Prolonging concentration, focus and memory. 

Imagine the vibrations from a cello, gently smoothing-out a glass of sand until it is perfectly flat. Such is the direct result from the psycho-acoustics of this recording upon the brain, both literally and figuratively.

3 bottles a month Ultimate Fish Blend 

 This is a unique fish oil supplement that uses antioxidant protection along with mineral and protein co-nutrients to help the fish oil to work more effectively, with the negative side effects that isolated fish oils cause. (Free radical damage to cells.)  Ultimate Fish Blend help your cells work much better, and high doses of it are a powerful cellular healer.

3 containers a month CellPro   (Powder) 

 This is a combination of organic vegetable protein, ingredients to increase nitric oxide production and thus circulation, and nutrients to support cellular health. CellPro is designed to support healing and repair, and needs to be used in ALS in especially high doses.

2 bottles a month Cellular Detoxification Elixir    

This elixir optimizes the detoxification pathways and energy production in cells, enabling them to better eliminate toxins. This process is greatly needed in ALS as environmental toxins trapped in cells are a primary contributor to the development of ALS. 

Also a major contributor to the development of ALS are a mycoplasma pathogen that gets into cells where it produces toxins that cause the ALS. This next product is a unique way to deal with this. It focuses on candida but also works on mycoplasma, viruses and bad bacteria.

2 bottles a month CandXpel 

This elixir is a unique way to deal with candida fungal overgrowth, mycoplasma, viruses and bad bacteria. It tells them to leave the body, without dying, which eliminates the die off issues of too many toxins being released by dead pathogens when you kill them the normal ways. 

4 bottles a month ESME version A  

I’ve had several people, including adults with many many symptoms, that had amazing results using ESME version A because it improves cellular health so much. The minerals in it and the structured energized water work to energize cells and help them repair.

2 bottles a month Telomerase Elixir  

 The instructions in this elixir tell the body to produce more telomerase enzymes in healthy cells to lengthen telomeres in them. This stimulate regeneration and healing. And can have a profound anti-aging effect, to the extent that it gets your regular cells to produce this enzyme. Stem cells produce this enzyme and they keep replicating successfully your whole life. 

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