drsclafani wrote:it is quite interesting that 200,00 hit milestone passed with barely a peep.
so lets look at some of the undeliverables to you
1. a test still has not been read
2. we are discussing an atlas
3. I did not get an IRB proposal accepted
Algis wrote:You probably already have your experts; Doctor; but in case you need a freehand for computer/data analysis/technical graphic; just ring
Shayk wrote:Dr. ScalfaniSo can MSers who have low thyroid function chime in here? When did your thyroid problems surface?
I was wondering since for hypothyroidism also saw possible symptom of weight gain, and that could not be the case for many people with MS I know that are certainly not overweight.Cece wrote:I have not been diagnosed with any thyroid issues. I suspect I have some.
So this might be huge, actually? People who are hypothyroid experience lack of sweating, low body temperature, cognitive fog, fatigue, constipation, intolerance to cold.
So the thyroid is damaged by the collaterals running through and so underperforms its job and some of the symptoms lumped in with MS are actually ccsvi-related thyroid symptoms....
Here is a drawn image of the thyroid. Check out where the thyroid veins connect into the jugular, it's right there at the critical spot where the jugular meets the subclavian veins, ccsvi is often found at that juncture according to DrS:
LauraV wrote:How can their opinions about CCSVI be taken seriously now?
1eye wrote:Perhaps there should be a concerted campaign to divorce them from their most trusted position, until we are happier with what they are doing for us.
larmo wrote:We need to get insurance companies involved. I'm pretty sure that them, like us, would rather keep the money than pay drug companies. Their involvement will be key to the CCSVI issue.
MSers (mostly paid by insurance) spend over $8 billion a year on drugs for MS in the U.S. alone. They could spend a small fraction of that on CCSVI treatment and keep the rest. DID YOU HEAR THAT INSURANCE COMPANIES, YOU CAN PUT BILLIONS OF DOLLARS IN YOUR POCKET EACH YEAR.
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