Lion's Mane Mushroom

by Anonymous

The Lion's Mane Mushroom

The Lion's Mane Mushroom

I searched high and low, all over cyberspace, determined to find something that would help my husband, who has Alzheimer's. I finally found Lion's Mane Mushroom.

I never post on the internet, but I had to tell everyone about how this mushroom is helping my husband! He was diagnosed with moderate dementia (Alzheimer's) about a year ago and was to the point that he could do very little. I have been giving him the Lion's Mane supplement for about a month now.

Well, the results are amazing! He is not cured, but he no longer struggles to find the right words to say. He interacts with the grandkids again! He is back to doing some chores that he could not do before. He gives his opinion again, which I thought he would never be able to do. I do not know how much he will regain as I continue to give him this supplement, or if it will continue to work. But for now, he is so much better and I really thought all was hopeless!

What is funny is that he seems to be reversing the illness. It is like the Alzheimer's is going backwards! Can't wait for another month on this supplement to see if he continues to improve! I also use turmeric spice in my cooking everyday and have switched to coconut oil for everything, including baking and frying. This is truly a miracle mushroom and I thank God that I found it.

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Strongest lions mane extract. NEW
by: Adam

I love lions mane. I got to a point where I just wanted stronger but I couldn’t find it. So I started my own medicinal mushroom business so that I could source the strongest lions mane I could afford.
My lion’s mane is over 40% beta glucans.


High dose NEW
by: Anonymous

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Try it out for yourselves!

Lion's Mane and Coconut oil NEW
by: Charlie

Thanks for everyone's posts on their experience with the lion’s mane mushroom. I wanted to pass on to excellent books on alzheimer's and dementia I wanted to share.
The Alzheimer"s Solution by Dean & Ayesha Sherzai, MD.- (2017)
Defeating Dementia by Richard Furman MD. (2018) Both these are easy to understand. What I really appreciate is they aren't trying to sell you some kind of supplement or treatment.

Like everyone else I've read all the hype about coconut oil. Both books say it's a bad idea because of high saturated fat and it also raised the LDL (bad) cholesterol. what's bad for the heart is bad for the brain.

Interesting to know how old the NEW posts are.
this one is 1/2019

Husband diagnosed with Parkinson's & Dementia NEW
by: Debbie

My husband was diagnosed in March 2018 with Parkinson's Disease & Dementia. It is now my belief that he has been covering & excusing away symptom for 15+ years. He was fine in December 2017 & our Christmas was good. He caught a virus in January & was sick most of the month. By February he started exhibiting tremors & confusion. Neurolgists prescribed Clonipan. Symptoms worsened. Prescribed Ropinole & symptoms worsened. Prescribed Levadopa/Carbadopa and the tremors doubled in strength & frequency. That's when I researched & found Lion's Mane Mushroom. Bought online from Swanson's Vitamins. Tremors in hands, arms & legs have reduced to minimal & a fair amount of strength has returned to him. Sometimes I think he has Lewey Body Dementia because he does have Diverticulitis and other gut issues plus all of it's symptoms. LBD is routinely misdiagnosed as PD. I will tell the Dr my suspicions in October. Thinking about increasing dose from 1 capsule to 2. Also researched Squalene and ordered from Vista Springs. He takes 1 a day. Just love the Lion's Mane. Now he has more good days than bad days! Prayers to all of you. Don't despair or be discouraged. Be strong and courageous (as the Good Book says many times).

Which supplement NEW
by: Anonymous

I was wondering what brand supplement Lions mane are you giving your husband

Capgras NEW
by: Dana

What a terrific site! Has anyone had any experience with Capgras Syndrome associated with Lewy Body dementia? Are there any medicinal recommendations for this disease?

Amazing, brought my life back! NEW
by: Hugh Darty

I am a 62 year old male who was diagnosed with Putituary Adenoma approximately eleven years ago. I had had symptoms of this for several years, and after surgery was placed on hormone replacements, steroids, and thyroid meds due to damage caused by the tumor. Since then my memory and recall has deteriorated to the point that I was constantly forgetting names and losing memory. It had been very frustrating, since in my earlier years I had possessed a generally high IQ (131). I stumbled upon Lions Mane mushrooms quiet by accident, finding one on a tree on my property. Having never saw anything quite like it, I did a little research and was astonished at what I read. Everyone, including my wife, laughed at me when I told them what the mushroom would do. I began taking Lions Mane in my morning coffee about two months ago and had immediate results. My energy level, concentration, and feeling of well being returned immediately. After about two weeks My memory began improving, and today I am able to breeze through problems and am constantly amazed how my mind power has returned! Life is great again and hopefully the results will continue!

Lions mane for aneurysm survivors NEW
by: Lisa

Helped me recover from a ruptured brain aneurysm. True miracle mushroom.

Lion's Mane Dosage?
by: Anonymous

Hello all, I have a friend who was just diagnosed with early onset dementia. A nutritionist recently recommended the Lion's Mane for her, and I ordered it online, but I was wondering what dosage have others been using of the Lion's Mane?

an extract of Lion's mane
by: Anonymous

There is now a highly concentrated extract from Lion's Mane called Amyloban. You can google it and find plenty of research.

Please Help
by: Alan

My grandpa has Alzheimer's and my family has been looking for a way to help him out. Just yesterday he woke up and didn't even know where he was or what he was doing. I've heard about these before, and just started doing research today.

I would like if you could tell me how you fed these mushrooms to your husband? or how he took them? Please email me and help me out because I'm highly considering it.

Also,I'm very glad your husband is doing so much better!

My email:

More Parkinson's Information
by: Amy

I'm glad people are finding this page and feel that it's useful. Although it doesn't have anything to do with mushrooms, I recently learned a little more about Parkinson's that I wanted to add to this thread.

For the past 4 years I worked for a company that trains physical therapists to performs Functional Capacity Evaluations (FCEs). I left a few weeks ago to work more on my personal creative projects, including this site, but right before I left I had a fascinating conversation with a PT regarding improvements she's seen with Parkinson's patients.

She said she's seen great improvements with patients by using the "principles of neuroplasticity" in their physical therapy. As defined by Wikipedia, neuroplasticity is:

"changes in neural pathways and synapses which are due to changes in behavior, environment and neural processes, as well as changes resulting from bodily injury. Neuroplasticity has replaced the formerly-held position that the brain is a physiologically static organ, and explores how - and in which ways - the brain changes throughout life.

Read the full article here-pay attention to the treatment of brain damage section

Basically through a high repetition of certain exercises, she was able to see great improvement in the physical functioning of her patients. The conversation was so fascinating and I was so interested in the concept of the brain rewiring itself that I took notes as she was talking. Unfortunately I just tore my house apart and now I can't find them. Grrrrr.... :(

I did, however, find an abstract of a study done on this very topic. If you click "full text" it gives you the option of downloading the pdf.

Read the article here.

I'm sorry I don't have more info. Please know I'm neither a doctor nor a physical therapist. Yet if people find this page looking for info, they may benefit from a knowledge of neuroplasticity and some therapists out there are using those principles to help patients regain function. Keep researching. My heart goes out to those suffering from this scary disease and their families and friends.

by: Dan

Thank you so much for your success story. I am frantically searching for something to help my Grandfather who has Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. Among my finds is high doses of Vitamin B12, coconut oil and tumeric which you describe, and of course lion's mane mushroom to increase levels of NGF. I have read several case studies on this mushroom but to my surprise very little response from the community. I know you are not alone and I just hope that more people like you share their success stories. Natural remedies need to be known and not swept under a rug as a second-rate solution to diseases. I understand that the compounds from the root portion of the mushroom are more potent for producing NGF than those from the fruit portion. I was wondering what supplement you used or do you cook fresh lion's mane? Any information you can share would be greatly appreciated. Thanks again and God bless.

Thanks Amy
by: Anonymous

My husband is slowing improving everyday. I know this is not a cure, but when all is hopeless, any improvement is a blessing! I continue to search for anything that may help him. I have no idea if this will help others too. I would like to hear from people using all three of these things, lion's mane, turmeric, and coconut oil . Would love to know if it helps anyone else. I am just a wife and grandmother and am not selling anything, just trying to help my husband live a fuller life and keep him with me as long as possible.

Lion's Mane and Alzheimer's
by: Amy

Wow. That's an amazing story. First of all, you have my deepest sympathies. Alzheimer's is a horrible disease and my heart goes out to the people suffering from it and their friends and family. I can only imagine the immense emotional toll it takes on those around them.

Yet I'm really happy that your husband has seen so much improvement with lion's mane! The mushroom is famous for stimulating nerve growth factor, a protein necessary for the growth and health of certain neurons. As Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia (I believe), a degenerative neurological disease, it makes sense that Lion's Mane could help.

Sadly both the disease and the full abilities and limitations of medicinal mushrooms are not yet fully understood. Thus it's great to hear from people like you who are having success. I often don't print entries like this as they're only trying to sell something. However, yours seemed very genuine and I'm so happy life is improving for both of you. May it continue...

(And I like turmeric and coconut oil too!)

For more information on Lion's Mane see this page:
Lion's Mane.

Also, I added the above photo. It was taken by Lebrac and is published under the GNU Free documentation license.

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