Brain Disorders

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nuraid2Cerebrovascular accidents (CVAs) are one of the leading causes of patient morbidity, mortality and the most frequent causes of acquired disability worldwide. Patient rehabilitation after a CVA can prove to be difficult since even with the best possible care less than a third of patients make a full recovery. Patients usually encounter serious problems with their mobility (balance, gait disorders, paralysis of the upper and lower limbs), communication, as well as significant self-care difficulties.

Clinical studies have shown that the complex effects of the 9 herbal components contained in the food supplement NurAiD™ II (MLC901) stimulate the secretion of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) as well as the development and proliferation of new neuronal cells (1,2) thus increasing the chances of post-CVA patients regaining independence.(3)

 

It is taken concomitantly with other medication for at least 3 months.

 

  1. nuraid3Heurteaux C, Gandin C, Borsotto M, Widmann C, Brau F, Lhuillier M, Onteniente B, Lazdunski M; Neuroprotective and neuroproliferative activities of NeuroAiD (MLC601, MLC901), a Chinese medicine, in vitro and in vivo; Neuropharmacology. 2010; 58: 987-1001
  2. Quintard H, Borsotto M, Veyssiere J, Gandin C, Labbal F, Widmann C, Lazdunski M; Heurteaux C, MLC901, a Traditional Chinese medicine protects the brain against global ischemia; Neuropharmacology. 2011; 61: 622-631
  3. Venketasubramanian N, et al. CHInese Medicine NeuroAiD Efficacy on Stroke recovery – Extension Study (CHIMES-E): A multicenter study of long-term efficacy. Cerebrovascular Diseases 2015;39:309-318.