Neuro-Fast Capsules contain the following:
Alpha Lipoic Acid.
In several studies, alpha-lipoic acid appears to help lower blood sugar levels. Its ability to kill free radicals may help people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy, who have pain, burning, itching, tingling, and numbness in arms and legs from nerve damage. Alpha-lipoic acid has been used for years to treat peripheral neuropathy in Germany. Taking alpha-lipoic acid may help another diabetes-related condition called autonomic neuropathy, which affects the nerves to internal organs. One study found that 73 people with cardiac autonomic neuropathy, which affects the heart, showed fewer signs of the condition when taking alpha-lipoic acid orally compared to placebo.
ALA is a very important micro-nutrient with diverse pharmacologic and antioxidant properties. Pharmacologically, ALA improves glycemic control and polyneuropathies associated with diabetes mellitus; it also effectively mitigates toxicities associated with heavy metal poisoning. As an antioxidant, ALA directly terminates free radicals, chelates transition metal ions, increases cytosolic glutathione and vitamin C levels. Particular attention is paid to the potential benefits of ALA with respect to glycemic control, improved insulin sensitivity, oxidative stress, and neuropathy in diabetic patients. It appears that the major benefit of LA supplementation is in patients with diabetic neuropathy. (Laboratory of Atherosclerosis and Metabolic Research, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA.)
Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a substance that’s found naturally in the body and helps convert food into energy. CoQ10 is found in almost every cell in the body, and it is a powerful antioxidant.
Antioxidants fight damaging particles in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes, tamper with DNA, and even cause cell death. Scientists believe free radicals contribute to the aging process, as well as a number of health problems, including heart disease and cancer. Antioxidants, such as CoQ10, can neutralize free radicals and may reduce or even help prevent some of the damage they cause.
Some researchers believe that CoQ10 may help with heart-related conditions, because it can improve energy production in cells, prevent blood clot formation, and act as an antioxidant.
CoQ10 benefits peripheral nerves as well. People with diabetes often succumb to painful diabetic neuropathy and decreased ability to sense pressure, which can lead to disastrous injuries. Studies of diabetic patients with neuropathy show that CoQ10 improved nerve conduction velocity and strength of nerve impulses.
The study concluded that, "CoQ10 administration may represent a low-risk, high-reward strategy for preventing or treating diabetic neuropathy."
Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) is potentially effective at preventing peripheral neuropathy as well as lessening neuropathic symptoms once they have developed. Clinical trials consistently demonstrate the neuroprotective and antinociceptive effects of ALC. In addition, ALC is well tolerated without significant risk of side effects or drug-nutrient interactions.
Acetyl-L-carnitine (ALC) is a naturally occurring amino acid derivative that has both neuroprotective and antinociceptive effects. The mechanisms of action of ALC are not clear and are likely to be multifactorial, with effects on circulating neurotrophins, mitochondrial function (including anti-apoptotic effects), and synaptic transmission influencing both nerve structure/ function and patient perception of neuropathic symptoms. Clinical trials of several prominent causes of peripheral neuropathy suggest that ALC is effective for relief in a majority of patients. Electrophysiological testing and skin biopsies substantiate the regenerative capacity of ALC on nerve innervation. Some studies suggest that the regenerative capacity of ALC continues for up to 24 months after beginning therapy. Tolerance to ALC appears to be excellent with mild, infrequent side effects, including insomnia and gastric irritation. Given the level of evidence of ALC’s therapeutic effects on various types of PN combined with its lack of toxicity, ALC has the potential to dramatically affect the quality of life of patients with PN.
Resveratrol is a unique phytonutrient that is found in grapes, cranberries, blueberries, peanuts, and a wide range of other non-food plants including flowers and trees. Resveratrol clearly functions in the body as an antioxidant nutrient, and it also may have an important role to play as a phytoestrogen. Studies have shown that Resveratrol promotes an increase in mitochondrial function, which translates into an increase in energy expenditure, improved aerobic capacity, and enhanced sensorimotor function.
Resveratrol’s powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties have been shown to help relieve the pain associated with neuropathy, and may even be able to reverse some of the nerve damage.
AMLA - Indian Gooseberry
An excellent source of vitamin C, amla fruit is the edible produce of the Indian gooseberry, or amalaki tree. The berries resemble lemon-sized, light green striped watermelons and contain many beneficial medical properties.
This fruit is also considered to be high in antioxidants. Containing 30 times the amount of vitamin C of an orange, it also contains the antioxidant quercetin, a flavinol found in onions and apples. It also contains a polyphenol antioxidant called gallic acid. This combination may make the fruit a worthy one to study in combating disease, and some research has indicated that the extract may help ward off or treat conditions such as hay fever, arthritis, stress, cataracts, and cancer.
The major findings of various studies proved that Emblica officinalis extract not only attenuated the diabetic condition but also reversed neuropathic pain through modulation of oxidative-nitrosative stress.
On top of its cancer and Alzheimer’s fighting properties, this compound is a potent pain reliever. It could even keep nerve pain from striking. Researchers have figured out one way it works to decrease nerve pain. It acts on certain markers of inflammation. Reducing these markers reduces pain.
Curcumin is a superstar when it comes to fighting inflammation. Thousands of studies have shown that it can lower inflammation in more than 97 mechanisms in the body.
This most recent study echoes the results of several others. One showed a decrease in inflammation markers and pain in four weeks. The researchers said that the supplement can be used as a treatment for diabetic neuropathy.
Another study showed that it helps improve the blood-sugar-lowering effect of insulin. This can protect against onset of nerve pain. Why? One of the risk factors is poor blood sugar control.
In one study, the supplement improved the function of the lining of the blood vessels. It also reduced markers of oxidative stress and inflammation. Its effects were comparable to those of a common drug used for neuropathy. But unlike most drugs, there aren’t any serious dangers. In human studies, side effects have mostly related to stomach upset.
Each 400mg Neurofast Capsule now contains 2,5mg BioPerine®.
Multiple Sclerosis and Neurofast Capsules
We have various reports from medical professionals who use Neurofast Capsules to treat patients with MS. We researched what effect the different ingredients of Neurofast would have on MS and here is what we found.
Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) has recently gained much popularity as a potent antioxidant, but its benefits in the body go beyond the destruction of free radicals. Alpha lipoic acid supplementation is a major method to support the health of the nerves in Germany. Numerous studies show positive results with alpha lipoic acid in different types of nerve-related issues. Research has shown that one of alpha lipoic acid's positive actions is its ability to promote healthy, normal nerve fibers.
Another nutrient that has been shown to have the same action is acetyl l-carnitine. L-carnitine is an amino acid required for the use of fatty acids in the body. The best form of l-carnitine for nervous system support is acetyl l-carnitine, which shows the most positive results in clinical research. Many double-blind, placebo controlled studies show that acetyl l-carnitine can stimulate the health of nerve fibers in diabetics. These same studies show that acetyl l-carnitine can normalize pain sensations.
CoQ10 for M.S. is so effective because it protects our myelin sheath, a protective coating on our nerve fibers. This helps slow the progression of Multiple Sclerosis and reduce the severity of the symptoms. Supporting mitochondrial health and improving our cellular energy production, CoQ10 is an extremely powerful antioxidant with far reaching benefits.
One of the goals of treatment for MS is to help preserve physical functioning as long as possible, and CoQ10 may help with this goal. CoQ10 can help improve physical activity in those with problems with fatigue and improve exercise tolerance, according to the UMMC. In patients with MS, this supplement can support muscle function and reduce the risk of damage to muscle cells.
According to some researchers curcumin could treat the pathophysiological progress of MS since it has neuroprotective and anti-inflammatory properties. MS damages the blood-brain barrier leading to injury of myelin sheaths and axons. Prophylactic treatment using turmeric could prevent this damage and prevent such damage. This could go a long way in preventing symptoms of multiple sclerosis before they appear.
Candida Overgrowth has also been linked to Multiple Sclerosis. Click here to read about CANDIDA OVERGROWTH AND YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM.
How the Ingredients of Neurofast Capsules have an effect on children with Autism
Acetyl L Carnitine and Alpha Lipoic Acid. Both antioxidants have extremely powerful health benefits, combined however they are amplified even further. Supplementing with a quality Acetyl L Carnitine and Alpha Lipoic Acid it can help rejuvenate an aging brain and maintain the healthy function of a youthful one.
Acting directly on the mitochondria of the cell, they fight the aging process at the very cause. Removing harmful toxins, heavy metals and free radicals from within the power plant of the cell, ensuring healthy function and sufficient energy production regardless of your age.
Co-Q 10 is a a fat-soluble, vitamin-like essential substance that participates in mitochondrial energy production within heart cells and throughout the body. CoQ10 also serves as an antioxidant in all cell membranes, helping to preserve their integrity and function. It is part of the ATP energy cycle, that by which cells use fats, sugars, and amino acids to produce the energy. It can influence fatigue, muscle function, and cognition. An optimal ATP energy cycle helps to support optimal neurological health by enabling the cells in the brain to perform metabolic processes more efficiently and efficiently remove potentially toxic by-products of metabolism, including free radicals.
Curcumin has both anti-bacterial and anti-fungal effects. Curcumin is also an anti-inflammatory which could also be very helpful for children on the Autism spectrum. In addition, there is mounting data to suggest that curcumin also raises glutathione levels. So, you can see that curcumin has many different benefits which could manifest as improvements in children with Autism.
Amla has benefits for the brain by acting as a natural antidepressant. It helps children focus better as well. It can also break the vicious cycle of repetitive infections, whether in children or adults.
Resveratrol. In a Northumbria study, resveratrol increased the brain blood flow in the human subjects while they were performing mental tasks by a substantial amount. The effect seemed to be turned on by the increased demand caused by the cognitive tasks being performed by the student subjects. This implies that the effect of Resveratrol on cerebral blood flow is activated on demand when the brain is called upon to perform a challenging mental task.
Nutrient deficiencies and Neuropathy
A deficiency of vitamins B2, B12 and D and magnesium can have an adverse affect on the nerves. How these four deficiencies affect the nerves:
Magnesium deficiency can cause the nerves in both the peripheral and central nervous systems to act erratically. As these systems become overactive, the nerves become easily excited and more sensitive to pain. Getting enough magnesium (recommended daily dosage is between 310-420 mg/day for adults) helps reduce transmission of unnecessary pain sensations.
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin) Deficiency
Vitamin B2, or Riboflavin, is important for nerve health primarily because of what it does to help facilitate the bodies’ use of other important B vitamins. Riboflavin helps change the chemical makeup of other B vitamins so that they can be used by the body. Without riboflavin, vitamin B6, folate, niacin, and iron are rendered useless.
Recommended daily allowance of riboflavin is at least 1.3 mg/day.
Vitamin B12 Deficiency
Vitamin B12 is perhaps the most important vitamin for nerve health. It supports the health and function of nerves in various ways, one of which is by maintaining the health of the myelin sheath – the protective covering around the nerves. It also helps make DNA which is the genetic makeup of the cells. Deficiencies in vitamin B12 have been linked to neuropathy. When there is not enough vitamin B12 available, the myelin sheath can begin to deteriorate – exposing the nerves and increasing the chance of pain.
For adults, the recommended daily allowance of vitamin B12 is 2.4 mcg/day.
Vitamin D Deficiency
According to health statistics, about 60 to 70 percent of people with diabetes have some form of neuropathy. Recent research has shown that a deficiency of vitamin D can lead to a greater risk of diabetes or complications associated with diabetes, including neuropathy. If your neuropathy was caused by diabetes, getting enough vitamin D can be an important step in lowering the risk of complications.
Besides lowering the risk of diabetes and the complications associated with it, vitamin D helps promote the health of your nervous system by maintaining proper calcium levels in the body and by promoting the release of the neurotransmitter serotonin – which can help boost mood!
For adults, the recommended daily allowance of vitamin D is 600 IU/day.