Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Treatment Blackfoot ID

ALS acts relatively quickly, progressively killing neurons controlling voluntary muscle movement. While no cure or effective treatment currently exists for the invariably fatal disease, a new scientific study signals that diets high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs, aka omega-3 and -6 fatty acids) and vitamin E may play a role in the prevention of ALS.

Lifes Balance
(208) 535-1225
260 A St
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Lifes Balance
(208) 535-1225
260 A St
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Nutritional Medicine Of Idaho
(208) 343-3883
1520 W State St
Boise, ID
 
Endobiogenic Integrative Medical Center
(208) 478-8400
357 W Center St Ste 204
Pocatello, ID
 
Vicki Graf
(208) 331-1155
1226 W River St
Boise, ID
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

Center For Health Resources
(208) 524-4400
402 Shoup Ave
Idaho Falls, ID
 
Women's Healthcare Associates
(208) 557-2900
2327 Coronado Street
Idaho Falls, ID
Services
Stress Management, Preventive Medicine, Obstetrics, Nutrition, Naturopathy, Mind/Body Medicine, Homeopathy, Herbal Medicine, Gynecology
Membership Organizations
American Holistic Medical Association

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Endobiogenic Integrative Medical Center
(208) 478-8400
357 W Center St Ste 204
Pocatello, ID
 
Nutritional Medicine Of Idaho
(208) 343-3883
1520 W State St
Boise, ID
 
Pend Oreille Chiropractic
(208) 255-1108
229 Pine St,# A
Sandpoint, ID
Services
Diabetes Education, Nutrition Counseling, Weight Management, Diet Plan, Sports Nutrition, First Consultation, Weight Loss
Hours
Sunday:Closed
Monday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday:9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday:Closed

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By Kris Kucera

When New York Yankee’s captain, Lou Gehrig, handed his team’s lineup card to the umpires on May 2, 1939, his name, which had appeared on 2,130 consecutive game-day rosters, was conspicuously absent. Diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) shortly thereafter, Gehrig succumbed to the disease two years later.

ALS acts relatively quickly, progressively killing neurons controlling voluntary muscle movement. While no cure or effective treatment currently exists for the invariably fatal disease, a new scientific study signals that diets high in polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs, aka omega-3 and -6 fatty acids) and vitamin E may play a role in the prevention of ALS. Using a 104-question survey, researchers from the University Medical Center Utrecht and Wageningen University, Netherlands, examined the diets of 132 ALS patients, versus those of 220 control subjects. The ALS patients had significantly less PUFAs and vitamin E in their diets than the controls, possibly making them more susceptible to ALS. The findings indicate that PUFAs and vitamin E work in concert to protect neurons, making the people who regularly consume them 50 to 60 percent less vulnerable to ALS than those who don’t.

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