It's good to see you back on the forums. I'm not sure what to say about your poisonous plants theory. However, I've often thought that my exposure to organic solvents on a near daily basis in my prior career may have played a role. For the first year or two I didn't wear gloves. I know that they certainly affect brain function. When I was in college, I found that it was near impossible to do my calculus homework after working with the stuff so I finally started wearing a respirator. The solvents dissolve oils and fats which is what all of our cell membranes, including myelin, is composed of.
I knew I could count on you for a professional response! Thank you!
Which organic solvents? Will ask a friend who has a PhD in BioChem about them.
A year or two before before diagnosis. I had a gift of a dozen roses sitting on my kitchen table. The girls and I's cat kept getting up there and nibbling on them. In the morning I found her, body still warm, dead on the floor.
One of my daughters had a doctors appt. Her doctor said it was probably chemicals from the flowers.
Maybe we with MS, have inadvertently been exposed to such solvents?