Have you ever wished there were a way to TIGHTEN YOUR GRIP on your memory?
As we get older, it can feel like our mental faculties… and our ability to recollect important names, places, and events… are just SLIPPING AWAY.
And not a SINGLE TREATMENT that the mainstream has thrown at us has even worked just a little bit!
But there’s an anti-inflammatory supplement that shows promise unlike ANY drug…
It could be the lifeline that RESCUES your mind as it goes adrift.
That is, as long as you can get over the “ick” factor, once you find out where it comes from.
An extraordinary enzyme
In the late 1960s, Japanese researchers were looking into the health benefits of a natural healing resource nobody else wanted to TOUCH…
The insect kingdom!
They isolated a mysterious substance from caterpillars that they’d found munching away at white mulberry trees.
They were silkworms – not true “worms,” but actually the larval stage of the silkmoth (Bombyx mori).
And it turns out you can get something FAR more precious than silk from them.
It’s called serrapeptase – and it’s a special type of enzyme produced by beneficial gut bacteria.
This type of enzyme – known as a “proteolytic enzyme” – is also found in plants and people, too.
But you can only get serrapeptase from silkworms.
It’s widely accepted that ALL proteolytic enzymes help EXTINGUISH inflammation…
But serrapeptase leaves the rest of them in the dust with its powerful anti-inflammatory action.
And as with many other chronic and progressive diseases, a major hallmark of Alzheimer’s is too much inflammation.
According to recent research, Egyptianscientistsfed serrapeptase to Alzheimer’s-induced rats over the course of 45 days.
At the end of the study, the treated brain tissue showed:
- reduced inflammation, as measured by the levels of inflammatory markers TGF and IL-6
- preserved survival of nerve cells – particularly those associated with short-term memory– by increasing levels of two key “memory molecules” (brain-derived neurotrophic factor and insulin-like growth factor-1). Dementia-free patients tend to have higher levels of IGF-1 than those with Alzheimer’s!
- suppressed expression of genes linked to Alzheimer’s in the brain.
But there’s something else the researchers found…
And it makes the potential of serrapeptase REALLY exciting.
The enzyme supplementation appeared to significantly decrease the activity of acetylcholinesterase… which is associated with the presence of beta-amyloid proteins in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients.
Fewer protein deposits would mean lower acetylcholinesterase activity.
Now, stick with me – because there’s something else you need to know about proteolytic enzymes.
They help your body break down protein!
And other research has shown that serrapeptase can DISSOLVE those mutant proteins that get deposited in the brain tissue of Alzheimer’s patients… and SABOTAGE the formation of NEW amyloid deposits.
Combine that with its anti-inflammatory action… and you can consideryour precious memories SAVED!
Now, the research we’ve got focuses on physiological characteristics and not behavior.
We still need to see whether serrapeptase can help older folks learn new things… remember what they’ve learned… and RECLAIM memories that might SEEM lost.
But this is a very encouraging start.
A purified form of the serrapeptase enzyme (a.k.a. serratiopeptidase) is available as a capsule in the supplement aisle.
Look for the label to list enzyme activity units as a measure of its potency.
The higher the number… the bigger bang for your buck.
Since your gastric juices can obliterate this enzyme, take it without food, when your gut is “at rest”… and make sure the capsules are enteric-coated.