Dr. Russell Blaylock, M.D. is a nationally recognized board-certified neurosurgeon, health practitioner, author, and lecturer. He attended the Louisiana State University School of Medicine and completed his internship and neurological residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. For 26 years, practiced neurosurgery in addition to having a nutritional practice. He recently retired from his neurosurgical duties to devote his full attention to nutritional research. Dr. Blaylock writes The Blaylock Wellness Report newsletter and has authored four books, Excitotoxins: The Taste That Kills, Health and Nutrition Secrets That Can Save Your Life, Natural Strategies for Cancer Patients, and his most recent work, Cellular and Molecular Biology of Autism Spectrum Disorders.

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Help for Myasthenia Gravis

Monday, 28 Jan 2013 09:54 AM

By Dr. Blaylock

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Question: I have a friend who has myasthenia gravis, and is beginning to develop slurred speech. What supplements do you recommend for this disease?

 
Dr. Blaylock's Answer:
 
Myasthenia gravis is an autoimmune disorder frequently associated with flu vaccines. The most important thing is to reduce immune reaction. This can be done by increasing intake of omega-3 oils, reducing omega-6 oil intake, using Jatoba extract,  and avoiding vitamins that are immune stimulants, such as beta-carotene and astaxanthin.

Luteolin has been shown to reduce immune overreactions and this is found in artichoke extract.

Curcumin and quercetin also reduce the immune reaction of MG and reduce inflammation.

 


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