Multiple Sclerosis cases on the rise in ME region

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Multiple Sclerosis cases on the rise in ME region

Postby MSUK » Mon Jan 17, 2011 3:39 am


A debilitating disease that causes disability in adulthood, and commonly found only in temperate climate, is raising an alarm among specialists in the region.

According to Dr Taoufik Al Saadi, chief neurologist at the Shaikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an inflammatory debilitating disease that affects the central nervous system.

The auto-immune disease impairs myelin — the fatty layer that covers the brain and the spinal cord — affecting the ability of the nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord to communicate with each other, resulting in motor impairment, balance, visual, sensory and cognitive (memory) problems. ... Read More - ... ageid/2325
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Postby Leonard » Tue Jan 18, 2011 1:10 pm

they are industrialising, just like we were 50 years ago, with heavy metal and other environmental polution causing venous deficiencies.
see this Boston study:

and they become like any modern society with overconsumption of sugar and the like increasing insulin resistance, even among young people.
see also

consequence: MS - so far unknown in these countries - shoots up!
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