Alzheimer's Breakthrough Fights Back with Light
If you want a “miracle cure,” don’t look in a pharmacy. Look towards the sun.
Sunlight boosts your immune system, relieves pain, helps wounds heal faster, reduces depression, improves mood, promotes relaxation, and much more.
In recent years, scientists have found a way to harness the sun’s healing power in the form of a type of light therapy called photobiomodulation—or PBM for short.
Now, they’re turning to PBM to fight one of the most devastating diseases of our time: Alzheimer’s.
PBM applies low-level light therapy to a targeted area, where it promotes wound healing, triggers tissue regeneration, reduces inflammation, eases pain, restores normal cellular function, increases circulation, and more.
What you might notice about this list is they’re all mechanisms that stimulate the body to heal ITSELF.
For brain health, specifically light therapy increases microcirculation, while reversing oxidative stress and inflammation.
It also stimulates the brain’s lymphatic system (meningeal lymphatic vessels, or MLVs) to remove toxins and waste.
This includes clearing out beta-amyloid plaque, the toxic protein that disrupts cell function and contributes to Alzheimer’s.
For this animal study, researchers first destroyed the meningeal lymphatic vessels with a laser, then injected beta-amyloid plaque into the hippocampus. Finally, they applied light therapy once a day for seven days.
Destroying the lymphatic vessels should have knocked out their ability to remove the beta-amyloid plaque.
But that’s NOT what happened.
Applying the photobiomodulation (PBM) reduced beta-amyloid levels. But even more incredibly, the light therapy also RESTORED the ability of these vessels to remove the plaque—making them even MORE effective than before.
The next step is for researchers to test this out in humans.
This encouraging study shows the value of light therapy not only for removing harmful beta-amyloid plaque—but also in healing and restoring the brain’s ability to remove the plaque itself.
This could FINALLY be the answer the medical community has been looking for—and it comes in the form of a safe, non-invasive, non-pharmaceutical approach.
I’ll be keeping a close eye on this one.
P.S. “Energy” BREAKTHROUGH shields your brain.
Oxana, SG., et al. “Mechanisms of phototherapy of Alzheimer’s disease during sleep and wakefulness: the role of the meningeal lymphatics.” Front. Optoelectron. 16, 22 (2023). doi. org/10.1007/s12200-023-00080-5
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