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Does ascorbic acid benefit charcot-marie-tooth?
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In brief: Not promising...
Ascorbic acid supplementation had no significant effect on neuropathy compared with placebo, suggesting that no evidence is available to support treatment with Ascorbic Acid in adults with charcot-marie-tooth 1a.
Cmt1a is the most common inherited nerve disorder.High-dose Ascorbic Acid has been shown to have remyelinating potential and to correct the phenotype in mice.

In brief: Not promising...
Ascorbic acid supplementation had no significant effect on neuropathy compared with placebo, suggesting that no evidence is available to support treatment with Ascorbic Acid in adults with charcot-marie-tooth 1a.
Cmt1a is the most common inherited nerve disorder.High-dose Ascorbic Acid has been shown to have remyelinating potential and to correct the phenotype in mice.
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