Case Study
Volume 12 Issue 12 - 2020
New Medicine: New Therapeutic Approach for Cerebral Palsy: The Use of Tadalafil 5 Mg Daily, Magnesium, and Zinc as a New Medical Hypothesis
Ahed J Alkhatib1,2*
1Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Jordan
2International Mariinskaya Academy, Department of Medicine and Critical Care, Department of Philosophy, Academician Secretary of Department of Sociology, Jordan
*Corresponding Author: Ahed J Alkhatib, Department of Legal Medicine, Toxicology and Forensic Medicine, Jordan University of Science and Technology and International Mariinskaya Academy, Department of Medicine and Critical Care, Department of Philosophy, Academician Secretary of Department of Sociology, Jordan.
Received: October 07, 2020; Published: November 26, 2020


This study represents a study case of a male, 13 years old, diagnosed with cerebral palsy. In general, the child suffered from growth failure as compared with his peers, he also suffered from movement inability, a wheel chair is required for movement. Eating disturbances were reported by his mother. Sleeping disturbances were also reported by the mother. The child was seen in many clinics in the public, military and private sectors. The final diagnosis with cerebral palsy was confirmed. Conservative convenient treatments were prescribed. No improvements in the total outcomes were observed. As the child grows up, his needs increased in terms of care, and other social issues. The mother asked for untraditional advice. Based on recent reports, tadalafil 5 mg daily upregulates the expression of heat shock protein 70 in the nervous system, which improves the depression status among patients with erectile dysfunction. From previous experience, we are aware of the importance of upregulation of HSP70 in nervous system. We also used the treatment of magnesium, zinc, and chromium for epilepsy. Taken together, we based our therapeutic hypothesis: “upregulation of HSP70 in nervous system and improvement of micro-environmental chemistry of nervous tissue through providing magnesium, zinc, and chromium, is a new therapeutic approach for cerebral palsy”. This approach has been so far applied for two months with the following results according to reports of child’s mother: good movement with self-dependence, no more food disturbances, and no sleep disturbances. Taken together, the prescribed therapeutic approach was successfully applied.

Keywords: Cerebral Palsy; Tadalafil; Magnesium; Zinc; Chromium; Hypothesis


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Citation: Ahed J Alkhatib. “New Medicine: New Therapeutic Approach for Cerebral Palsy: The Use of Tadalafil 5 Mg Daily, Magnesium, and Zinc as a New Medical Hypothesis”. EC Neurology 12.12 (2020): 36-39.

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