Genetic and infectious profiles of Japanese MS patients

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Genetic and infectious profiles of Japanese MS patients

Postby MSUK » Wed Nov 14, 2012 1:52 am



Nationwide surveys conducted in Japan over the past thirty years have revealed a four-fold increase in the estimated number of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, a decrease in the age at onset, and successive increases in patients with conventional MS, which shows an involvement of multiple sites in the central nervous system, including the cerebrum and cerebellum. We aimed to clarify whether genetic and infectious backgrounds correlate to distinct disease phenotypes of MS in Japanese patients.... Read More - ... ageid/2325
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Re: Genetic and infectious profiles of Japanese MS patients

Postby vesta » Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:51 am

Maybe change in diet accounts for the increased incidence of MS. The traditional Japanese diet based on rice, fish and vegetables protects, the "western" diet based on wheat, meat, and dairy (saturated fats) leads to immune system stress, vascular stress and venous blood reflux. (My kinesiologist feels that up to 80% of the population has a gluten intolerance.) Genetics? Try a genetic intolerance for glutens (and junk food in general). Why complicate things beyond the obvious? MS Cure
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