Monday, June 4, 2012
Tonight our incredible special guest is our very own Dr. LaVonne Goodman…Dr. Goodman writes that over the past decade a number of over-the-counter (OTC) supplements and prescription drugs have been reported to slow down progression of impairment in animal models of Huntington's disease (HD). She says that whether Huntington's people "should" take supplements for potential human benefit with reported benefit is unknown. This author's opinion has evolved over the years and she is now more skeptical about using mouse model results than when she initiated the HDDW trials. What follows will be a supplement update.
But, she says -- to keep this discussion in perspective -- it is much more likely that a healthy life style will give greater benefit than any present supplement.Read her article: Supplements and HD: Where are we?
Read more at www.hddrugworks.orgWelcome back to The HD View Dr. Goodman! We are honored that you keep coming back every month.
H4HD: So, what is a supplement?H4HD: Let’s talk about the supplements you have outlined in your article:
- Coenzyme Q-10
- Vitamin E
- Vitamin C
H4HD: Let’s talk about supplemental doses
- Co Q-10
H4HD: Why is healthy lifestyle so important, again?