Galantamine & Alzheimer's


Galantamine: the Old Become Young
When we are young, we remember the past easily. Yet as we age, it becomes harder to learn new things and commit them to memory. One explanation for age-related memory decline   continued

protects Brain Function

Galantamine protects brain functions by  continued

Galantamine: helps save Memory
Galantamine is used in treating
Alzheimer's disease because of its ability   continued

Galantamine: Boost Memory & Keep It
  Researchers at Israel's Weizmann Institute recently published an elucidation of the mechanism by which galantamine blocks the action of a brain enzyme involved in
Alzheimer's disease. continued

: protects the brain
Galantamine's neuroprotective effect is due to its action on the nicotinic acetylcholine receptors 

: Food for Mind & Body
What would you think of a small, white flower that contained a substance that could enable you to experience improved memory and muscle function, to counteract jet lag, to combat fatigue, and even, perhaps, to overcome impotence?    

Research abstracts
  Galantamine: its use in Alzheimer's
  Galantamine: in Alzheimer's patients
Galantamine: benefits to Alzheimer's patients
  Galantamine: a study in Alzheimer's  
  Galantamine: its effects on Alzheimer's  
Galantamine: therapeutic effects beyond cognitition
acetylcholinesterase inhibition
Galantamine: a 6 month study

Galantamine side effects:  Nausea, diarrhea, stomach pain, indigestion, weight loss. If side effects are experienced, reduce the dosage and build up to the recommended dosage. Studies show after one has taken galantamine for a longer time period, side effects will subside.

Galantamine: restores memory
Galantamine is the safest and most effective agent for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease   continued

Galantamine rescues Brain Cells
      According to a study of 653
Alzheimer's disease patients published in the British Medical Journal, the herbal supplement galantamine "appears to slow the progression and is "safe and effective."  continued

Galantamine: beats Prescription Drugs 
Galantamine is different from donepezil (Aricept®) and rivastigmine (Exelon®) in one important way continued

Galantamine: opens your Memory
   The secret of galantamine's success lies in your brain's nicotinic receptors.  continued

: Memory Enhancement 
Twenty-five years ago, researchers discovered that people with
Alzheimer's disease suffered sharp declines in their brain levels of the important messenger molecule acetylcholine continued

fights Alzheimer's

 In the 1950s, a Bulgarian pharmacologist noticed that local villagers rubbed their foreheads with the snowdrop plant to ease nerve pain. Further investigation led to the isolation of an extract of the snowdrop called galantamine,          continued

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Research abstracts

  Galantamine: a new treatment for Alzheimer's
nicotinic receptors in Alzheimer's 
  Galantamine: effect on nicotinic receptor binding
  Galantamine: an allosterically potentiating ligant
  Galantamine: nicotinic modulation in older rabbits
  Galantamine: effect on memory & nicotinic receptors
  Galantamine: a 6 month Alzheimer's study

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