Quarterly Neurology Follow-Up

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Quarterly Neurology Follow-Up The New Normal By the time we went to our quarterly neurology follow-up we had a pretty good list of questions. The cholesterol medication was a big one. What kinds of exercises could we safely add to the walking? Did we need to see a Neuroopthamoligist instead of our ophthalmologist? What alternatives, besides prescription medications, were…

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Balance Problems

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Can Physical Therapy Help Balance Problems? We’re one year into chelation therapy now with another two years left to go if we’re lucky. The possibility is very real Gary’s cerebellar degeneration will continue. We stumbled on an intriguing blog while searching for physical therapies we could add to our exercise routine that might help with the balance and gait issues….

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Cerebellar Ataxia and Ayurvedic Therapy Possibilities

Exploring Alternative Medicine   Ataxia was once referred to as the “Drunken Sailor” syndrome a few hundred years ago. The gait problems that arrive from superficial siderosis are just one of many that fall under cerebellar ataxia. We can relate big time. Gait, balance, hand coordination, vision, speech, swallowing, mild cognitive impairment, and fatigue are just a few problems related to cerebellar…

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The Cart Before the Horse: Stem Cells

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Stem Cell Research and Neurodegenerative Healing   Research takes a very long time with many wrong turns along the way. But if we continue to look for possibilities imagine the reward. One of the more exciting areas is stem cell research and their effect on neurodegeneration. In this Ted Talk video  Dr. Siddharthan Chandran explains how close researchers are to…

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