Brain-Derived Neurotrophic Factor, Aging & Brain Health
Becoming more forgetful often goes hand-in-hand with growing older. That’s because as we grow older, our brains age too and with it comes cognitive decline and diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. But relatively recently, a protein called brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been shown to support the survival of existing neurons and promote the growth of new ones.
BDNF works on neurons in both the central nervous system and peripheral nervous system. For those of you who took biology in the 9th or 10th grade, it is made in an organelle called the endoplasmic reticulum found in our cells and helps with learning, long-term memory and higher thinking.
The good thing is that sulforaphane turns on BDNF production. We estimate about 25% of people who begin taking BrocElite start having vivid dreams at night because of BDNF promoted by the sulforaphane.
There is much to be said about BDNF. But if you’re stressed about having cognitive issues as you age, taking BrocElite could ease your mind. And it’s currently on sale!
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