January 1, 2016
Iron Toxicity Post #12: Find out what the TRUE source of most, if not all, chronic disease especially neurodegenerative conditions.

(Formerly #14)

Continuing with my theme of iron overload as the true source of most, if not all, chronic disease, here is an important and penetrating look into the origin of all neurodegenerative conditions: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, MS, ALS, etc.

Memory loss and brain aging due to dementia and alzheimer's disease as a medical icon of a group of color changing autumn fall trees shaped as a human head losing leaves as intelligence function on a white background.

Schulz, K., et al. (2011). “Iron Efflux from Oligodendrocytes Is Differentially Regulated in Gray and White Matter.”


These are not medical diseases. These are clear signs of metabolic dysfunction caused by mineral dysregulation (especially copper, iron and magnesium).

Ceruloplasmin (Cp) and its homologue twin, hephaestin, are called multi-copper oxidases (MCOs). Mother nature uses copper to regulate all facets of iron metabolism. When the bookends of iron dysregulation appear; it’s too high or too low, Cherchez la Cp (Looking for Ceruloplasmin)!

The fact that you now know this should bring a twinge to your Oligodendrocytes!

If the article is too ponderous, please study the pictures. They reveal the true story of the impact this excess dietary/supplemental iron is having, especially in folks with low Ceruloplasmin (Cp) levels.

A votre sante!


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