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By David Perlmutter, M.D.

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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