Living With Leukodystrophies

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Living With Leukodystrophies

I had a question the other day about leukodystrophies.

Leukodystrophy is a progressive degeneration of the white matter of your brain.

It happens when there’s imperfect growth or development of the myelin sheath, which is the fatty covering acting as an insulator around nerve fiber.

Myelin is complex and consists of at least 10 different compounds.

The leukodystrophies are a group of disorders caused by genetic defects in how myelin makes or uses these chemicals.

Each of the leukodystrophies is the result of a defect in the gene controlling only one of these chemicals.

The most common symptom of a leukodystrophy disease is a gradual decline in the functioning of an infant or child who previously appeared well.

There may be a progressive loss in body tone, movements, gait, speech, ability to eat, vision, hearing, and behavior.

There’s often a slowdown in mental and physical development.

Symptoms vary according to the specific type of leukodystrophy, and may be difficult to recognize in the early stages of the disease.

The prognosis and recommended treatment for most of the leukodystrophies is symptomatic and supportive.

Treatment may include medications; physical, occupational, and speech therapies; and nutritional, educational, and recreational programs.

Bone marrow transplantation is showing promise for some of these diseases, like ALD.

The prognosis for leukodystrophies varies according to the specific type of leukodystrophy.

Some important types of leukodystrophy include adrenoleukodystrophy (ALD), Alexander disease, Canavan disease, Krabbe disease, metachromatic leukodystrophy (MLD), and Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease (PMD).

To deal with leukodystrophy it’s beneficial to:

*Drink 6-8 cups of purified water daily to hydrate and flush toxins.

*It’s important to eat a low-fat diet coupled with Lorenzo’s oil.

*Try astragalus, bayberry, fenugreek, hawthorn, horehound, or red clover to boost your immune system (don’t use astragalus if you have a fever).

*Begin a diet of fresh fruits and vegetables (preferably raw and organic) plus nuts, seeds, grains, and other foods high in fiber.

*Include in your diet chlorella, garlic, and pearl barley.  Also add kelp to your diet.

*Consume “green drinks” daily.  The best contain a wide variety of plants and are organic.

*Avoid animal products, processed foods, sugar, and soda.

*Be sure to get enough sleep.

*As much as possible, avoid stress.

*Avoid overeating.

*Don’t smoke or consume beverages containing alcohol or caffeine.

*Don’t take any recreational drugs.

If you’re dealing with leukodystrophy, try these (100% money-back guarantee):

It’s essential to use:  VitaLea, Protein, Optiflora, NutriFeron, Immunity Formula, Vitamin C, Vitamin D, B-Complex, CarotoMax, FlavoMax, Vitamin E, Alfalfa, DTX, Herb-Lax.

It’s important to use:  Vivix, CorEnergy, Zinc, Garlic, OmegaGuard, GLAVitalMag.

It’s beneficial to use:  Stress Relief Complex, Pain Relief Complex, CoQHeart, Mental Acuity, Glucose Regulation Complex, EZ-Gest, Stomach Soothing Complex, Gentle Sleep Complex, Performance, 180 Energizing Tea.

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