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Complete Neuro

SKU: 1549F
Supportive Function: Supports the entire nervous system, the health of neurons, neuronal components, surrounding tissue, and communication with other organ systems. Many nerve problems are attributed to mitochondrial dysfunction, and to toxic assaults (including environmental toxins and oxidizing substances) that damage nerve function. Antioxidants and potent nutrients like resveratrol, curcumin, quercetin, and sulforaphane from organic broccoli sprouts, etc. are combined into a formula for optimal support of the nerves and the entire nervous system.

When is Neural Support helpful? Nerve health; in addressing the aging of the nervous system; cognitive/brain functions.
Clinical Applications Research: There are many nutrients that help support nerve cell growth, function, and repair. The mitochondria of nerve cells are particularly susceptible to attack. Age and disease are also major contributing factors to nerve damage. Nutritional support has been demonstrated in the scientific literature to make a difference. Antioxidant protection has proven to be indispensable for proper nerve health and function. Synergy is a key factor in providing support, and as researchers have observed, to be able to achieve “neuroprotection” and “neurorescue,” “multiple neuroprotective agents may be more effective than the current treatment with extremely high doses of a single antioxidative agent”.

Niacin is one of the nutrients that provides mitochondrial support and conserves growth factor receptors, and nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (made from niacin) has proven to be of clinical benefit in dementias and nerve disorders.

Chromium (as chelate) supports nerve growth and has also been reported to be “one of the most researched nutritional supplements in conjunction with peripheral neuropathy”.  

Turmeric (extract)(rhizome)(Curcumin) activates defensive genes in the body and “protects neurons against oxidative stress”. Administration of curcumin in one study significantly reduced neuronal death caused by oxidation, and also reduced mitochondrial dysfunction. Another study suggested that “curcumin is a promising agent for the prevention and treatment” of some neurodegenerative disorders.

Garlic (root): The Journal of Neuroscience reported that an ingredient in garlic enhances the antioxidant system responsible for protecting against neuronal loss. Since oxidative damage is suspected of being a major cause of neuronal loss in Parkinson’s disease (PD), the researchers suggested that this antioxidant system may “represent a new prevention and therapeutic approach for PD and potentially for other neurodegenerative diseases involving oxidative stress”. Even though there is currently no clinically accepted treatment to stop the progression of Alzheimer’s, “its risk is known to reduce with increased consumption of antioxidant agents”. The amyloid beta mentioned earlier that is implicated in Alzheimer’s disease can cause nerve cell death, and a “component present in garlic is known to prevent cognitive decline by protecting neurons from amyloid beta induced neuronal apoptosis (cell death)”. The Journal of Nutrition published a study titled, “Garlic reduces dementia and heart-disease risk,” where it was noted that garlic “may help prevent cognitive decline by protecting neurons from amyloid beta neurotoxicity,” thereby “improving learning and memory retention”.

Resveratrol is one of the best nerve support nutrients, having a favorable effect on the mitochondria and serving to protect all tissues, including nervous tissue, from oxidative damage. There are reports of the potential of resveratrol to mediate neurodegeneration that has been caused by oxidative mechanisms.

Scientists have explored indirect pathways by which resveratrol “can exert its neuroprotective abilities,” and they have discovered that, using primary neuronal cultures, resveratrol affects an important enzyme and is a “unique pathway by which this compound can exert its neuroprotective actions”.

Researchers have stated that nutrition can modify neuronal dysfunction, and that nutritional modifiers “may provide an alternative and early intervention approach that may prevent further damage,” including resveratrol as one of the nutritional modifiers. In a publication from the Annals of the NY Academy of Sciences called “Potential mechanism by which resveratrol, a red wine constituent, protects neurons,” researchers report that, “Resveratrol is known to protect against cardiovascular diseases and cancers, as well as to promote antiaging effects in numerous organisms. It also modulates pathomechanisms of debilitating neurological disorders, such as strokes, ischemia, and Huntington's disease”.

There is evidence suggesting that resveratrol acts as a signaling molecule within tissues and cells to modulate the expression of genes and proteins. This modulation could explain the cell protective actions of resveratrol, as well as its influence on blood flow and inflammatory cascades.

Benfotiamine protects neurons by way of at least three mechanisms. Benfotiamine is a lipid soluble form of the B vitamin thiamin with very powerful antioxidant capabilities. Benfotiamine has many protective qualities. In fact, benfotiamine is “one of the most researched nutritional supplements in conjunction with peripheral neuropathy”.

Ginkgo Biloba Extract (leaf) was one the agents named as being a promising candidate for further study as a neuroprotective agent in Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease. Ginkgo has a long reputation as a cognitive enhancer (one recent peer-reviewed article title is “Ginkgo biloba as a cognitive enhancer”), and that is confirmed by numerous experimental observations and clinical results.  Researchers call ginkgo a “neuroprotector,” and explain that the action of protection is based on the ability of ginkgo to detoxify, to act as an antioxidant, and to normalize energy transfer in brain neurons.

Quercetin has been called the most important flavonoid by some. In addition to many other biological benefits, quercetin “contributes significantly to the protective effects of neuronal cells from oxidative stressinduced neurotoxicity, such as Alzheimer’s disease”. Quercetin’s radical-scavenging ability is so great that it, like some other nutrients mentioned here, is neuroprotective and has potential use for Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

Rhodiola Rosea (root) has been found to have effects on the brain and nervous system, attributed to the ability of Rhodiola to influence the levels and activity of monoamine neurotransmitters.

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Contraindications: Consult a practitioner if on blood thinners.
Ingredients: Niacin 5 mg, Chromium (as chelate) 25 mcg. Proprietary blend 175 mg* of: Turmeric (extract)(rhizome), Broccoli (sprouts), Garlic (root), Resveratrol, Benfotiamine, Ginkgo Biloba Extract(leaf), Quercetin, Rhodiola Rosea (root).
Vegetarian: Yes
Suggested Dosage: One tablet daily or as directed.
Pack: 60 Tablets
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