Food Supplements for Individuals with Cognitive Impairments such as Dementia, Alzheimer, and Parkinson
Telomeres are a part of the DNA material located at the end of the chromosomes and protect the chromosome from deteriorating (like the plastic tips at the end of shoelaces).
As we age, these shoelaces shrink and can be devastating when we reach advanced age. Hence, a decline of cognitive impairment, as we see in patients with dementia, Alzheimer’s, or Parkinson’s disease.
1. Telomeres impact on brain aging
Telomerase is an enzyme that repairs and elongates shortened telomeres, and studies show Laminine Food Supplement increases telomerase activity. [PDR]
Telomeres are the protective caps at the end of chromosomes that prevent them from fraying and sticking to other chromosomes.
These caps shorten with each cell division, eventually leading to cell death, and shortened telomeres have now been shown to be related to the brain’s aging process. 
In short, healthy telomeres are crucial in inhibiting brain cell aging. However, more research is needed to understand the relationship between telomeres and brain cell aging fully. [6,7]
Laminine, a unique protein supplement, helps with brain aging.
Increased Telomerase Activity with Laminine
The enzymes in Laminin encourage the lengthening of telomeres by adding lost nucleotide sequences to the end of existing chromosomes. This is where Laminine, a unique protein supplement, helps with brain aging.
Studies have shown Laminine can help increase telomerase activity. When telomerase is activated, the cell can continue to divide—ensuring healthier brain cells.
Telomerase activity helps maintain the proper function of the brain. 
Based on a study experiment published in PDR, data suggest Laminine is a safe supplement to consume daily and may aid in endogenous host repair, healing, and growth.
DISCLAIMER: Laminine’s OPT9 blend is helpful as a supplement for cognitive brain degeneration but not a treatment for brain diseases like dementia. No formal study has been conducted.
2. FGF Peptides on brain health
Peptides are short amino acid chains that differ from proteins in size. FGF, discovered in the 1970s, plays a vital role in embryo development, building blood vessel linings and creating the framework for nutrients to reach critical areas of the brain and organs.
Research suggests that FGF can affect many neuro-disorders and the growth of neurites, which are signal senders and receivers attached to brain neurons.
Stimulates DHEA by delaying the degenerative process
Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) declines as we age. The signaling molecule protein (FGF2) helps stimulate DHEA, slowing the degenerative processes.
3. Lysine component of Laminine
Lysine, an essential amino acid that regulates serotonin levels in the brain, is also found in the amino acid component of Laminine.
Lysine supplement supports cognitive function and prevents decline by promoting neurotransmitter production and reducing brain inflammation.
Lysine from Laminine is derived from the PESE (Fertilized egg extract) and other proteins. Combining these components delivers a higher lysine level in the OPT9 ingredients formula of Laminine than either ingredient.
4. Leucine and Isoleucine
Laminine combines Leucine and Isoleucine (branched-chain amino acids) from the PESE with an added dose from the vegetable protein extract.
Leucine and Isoleucine provide ingredients for manufacturing other essential biochemical components in the body, some of which produce energy, stimulate the upper brain, and help the brain be more alert.
5. Glutamate and Glycine
Laminine may enhance memory function by balancing the combined effect of Glutamate and Glycine, which are critical in connecting neurons for learning and memory.
PESE, which is low in these amino acids, is boosted by adding an isolated vegetable protein and marine protein extract in Laminine.
Additionally, Laminine provides FGF to aid memory by building neurites and potentially blocking genes responsible for memory loss. However, further research is needed to support these claims.
6. Neuro stem cells
Research in 1962 revealed that neuro stem cells are present in certain malfunctioning parts of the brain and that FGF can feed and nurture these cells to aid in healing and reduce scarred tissue.
While the evidence is limited, the components of Laminine may enhance memory through a synergistic effect of building neurites, nurturing stem cells, and providing relevant amino acids and factors to guide their distribution.