Lowering Glutamate | Curcumin (Turmeric)

Curcumin (Turmeric) – Protects against glutamate and inhibits glutamate release. “Curcumin protects against glutamate excitotoxicity in rat cerebral cortical neurons by increasing brain-derived neurotrophic factor level and activating TrkB” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18420184 “Curcumin Protects Neurons from Glutamate-Induced Excitotoxicity by Membrane Anchored AKAP79-PKA Interaction Network” https://www.hindawi.com/journals/ecam/2015/706207/ “Curcumin Protects against Monosodium Glutamate Neurotoxicity and Decreasing NMDA2B and mGluR5 Expression in Rat Hippocampus.” https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27529496 “Curcumin attenuates glutamate neurotoxicity in the hippocampus by suppression of ER stress-associated TXNIP/NLRP3 inflammasome activation in a manner dependent on AMPK” http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0041008X15000927 “Curcumin inhibits the increase of glutamate, hydroxyl radicals and PGE2 in the hypothalamus and reduces fever during LPS-induced systemic inflammation in rabbits” http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0014299908007449 [...]