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Alpha Lipoic Acid: This Antioxidant Dramatically Inhibits Alzheimer's Disease Progression


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Oxidative stress and neuronal energy depletion are characteristic hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease. It has been hypothesized that, because of this, pro-energetic and antioxidant drugs such as alpha-lipoic acid might delay the onset or slow down the progression of the disease.

In one study, alpha-lipoic acid was given daily to nine patients with Alzheimer's disease. The treatment led to a stabilization of cognitive functions in the study group.


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