Multiple Sclerosis symptoms 'eased' by pregnancy

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Multiple Sclerosis symptoms 'eased' by pregnancy

Postby MSUK » Fri May 25, 2012 1:40 am

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Researchers are carrying out clinical trials to find out if women with a range of autoimmune diseases could be helped by hormones found in pregnancy.

Women with a range of conditions, including multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis and thyroid disease report dramatic improvements in their symptoms during pregnancy.

However many say their conditions return, or worsen, after childbirth.

Two clinical trials are being held in France and California.

Researchers want to find out whether increasing levels of progesterone or oestrogen could protect women from relapses after childbirth.... Read More - http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm/fuseact ... ageid/1936
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Re: Multiple Sclerosis symptoms 'eased' by pregnancy

Postby gibbledygook » Fri May 25, 2012 8:16 am

Quatsch!
Women who carry babies to term are likely to have mild forms of MS/RA etc as you wouldn't be able to look after a child if seriously disabled! I say the data is skewed.
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