Vegan Health ArticlesAlzheimer's Disease: Functional Therapeutics in Neurodegenerative Disease
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Abstract

By David Perlmutter, M.D. www.pcrm.org

Genetic, toxic, nutritional, traumatic, and lifestyle models have been proposed as playing major roles in the etiology of various neurodegenerative diseases. A model whereby genetically predisposed individuals manifesting demonstrable hepatic detoxification flaws enhancing the neuro-toxic effects of xenobiotics leading to neuronal mitochondrial failure unifies these seemingly disparate theories into an integrated model of neurodegenerative diseases.


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