How often do you notice that it's hard for you to remember the person’s name when you see a familiar face; to find a word or remember the title of a book or a movie? Remember those unpleasant moments when you could not remember whether or not you had turned off the iron, the stove, and whether or not the water tap was turned off? For many people it has become an major issue in their day to day life. There are many reasons for this, but let's point out two of them: an overabundance of "noise" information pouring on you in a continuous stream and an unbalanced diet. The brain does not have enough resources to record and store information.
Studies of severe forms of memory impairment have shown that amino acids not only successfully eliminate those, but also prevent less severe forms that are often found in most young people.
The whole variety of helpful properties of amino acids is manifested in the work of the brain: they transmit signals from cell to cell, serve as sources of energy and memory proteins, act as detoxicants. These are very complex multicomponent biochemical reactions.
As an example, let us mention just one mechanism that the amino acid arginine takes part in: the common factor in memory impairment is the low level of spermine in the blood and brain. Spermine is formed from the amino acid arginine and is found in sperm, blood and brain tissue. People with severe memory impairment have spermine level which is many-fold lowerwhen compared to healthy people. This mechanism has to do with the production of RNA. Our body uses RNA to create copies from DNA parts where tissues need to grow and recover, RNA also plays an important role in the functioning of brain cells and in memory function.
RNA is formed with the help of enzyme RNA polymerase, which is activated by spermine. Lack of spermine leads to a deficiency of RNA in the brain cells, which leads to memory impairment. Thus, the increase of spermine level increases the synthesis of RNA and definitely improves memory.
Spermine is formed from arginine by complex biochemical reactions involving several cofactors. The process begins when arginine reacts with an enzyme activated by manganese and forms the amino acid ornithine. By reacting with vitamin B6, ornithine turns into putrescine. Then magnesium-activated methionine first converts putrescine into spermidine, and then into spermine.
We recommend to combine the intake of amino acids with a program of physical activity
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