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Can Melatonin Prevent Lou Gehrig’s Disease (ALS)? 07/12/13

A number of years ago experimental studies showed that melatonin could block key steps in the development of Alzheimer’s disease, primarily by acting as a brain antioxidant and inhibiting the build up of beta-amyloid plaque in the brain- a hallmark feature of Alzheimer’s disease. In recent years several clinical studies have gone on to show that melatonin supplementation (3-9 mg per day) can block the progression of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) to full blown dementia and Alzheimer’s disease in a significant ...

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