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CCSVI: How RRMS becomes SPMS

The French Neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, practicing at the Parisian la Pitié-Salpetrière hospital, first described Multiple Sclerosis (Sclérose en Plaques) in 1868. Among other things, he defined MS as a “rigidity disorder”. He thus set the tone in the Neurology profession of an unfortunate prejudice towards MS patients by claiming their “rigidity” symptoms were psychological in origin - signs of neurotic (usually female) hysteria. I now believe it is just this rigidity which is at the ...


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Read more : IMMUNE TRETMENT FOR MS SHOWS PROMISE | Views : 66 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline

Some statins may help SPMS? Some statins do not help RRMS?


I thought to start this topic as I'm trying to understand statins and if they can help, and whether I should pursue this with my doctors. I'm new to this forum . After reading through several posts I'm confused. There are some aspects that appear to make this harder to understand.

(1) MS Type: RRMS, SPMS, PPMS, PRMS. It seems that the impact of statins may depend ...
Read more : Some statins may help SPMS? Some statins do not help RRMS? | Views : 26 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Statins

Sleep restriction impairs blood-brain barrier function

J Neurosci. 2014 Oct 29;34(44):14697-706. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2111-14.2014.

Sleep restriction impairs blood-brain barrier function.

He J1, Hsuchou H1, He Y1, Kastin AJ1, Wang Y1, Pan W2.
The blood-brain barrier (BBB) is a large regulatory and exchange interface between the brain and peripheral circulation. We propose that changes of the BBB contribute to many pathophysiological processes in the brain of subjects with chronic sleep restriction (CSR). To achieve CSR that mimics a common pattern of ...

Blood flow is worse in people with MS (Oct 2014 research)

85 RR-MS, 83 PP-MS and 82 healthy controls were included. ΔCVF was negative in 45/85 (52.9%) RR-MS, 63/83 (75.9%) PP-MS (p = 0.01) and 11/82 (13.4%) controls (p<0.001), while MFVs on both MCAs in sitting position were significantly reduced in RR-MS and PP-MS patients than in control, particularly in EDSS≥5 subgroup (respectively, 42/50, 84% vs. 66/131, 50.3%, p<0.01 and 48.3±2 cm/s vs. 54.6±3 cm/s, p = 0.01). ...

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Read more : Bioness H200 for sale, $1800. | Views : 29 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Shopping

Study tests whether vibrating insoles improve MS balance

A new Multiple Sclerosis pilot study was awarded a $39,000 grant by the US National Multiple Sclerosis Society to investigate how patients’ sensation in their feet while standing impacts balance and whether their ability to walk is improved through the use of vibrating insoles.... Read More -
Read more : Study tests whether vibrating insoles improve MS balance | Views : 56 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion

30 year old female with MS symptoms.. advice please

Hi everyone - new to this site & just after some advice and wanting to know if what I am experiencing could be MS related?

I'll try be short but for approx 5 years now I've had the following symptoms that come and go:

- lightheadedness / unbalanced feeling
- fatigue when other symptoms are bad
- pressure feeling in head (not a headache)
- difficulty concentrating
- 'brain fog'

there are more but thats ...
Read more : 30 year old female with MS symptoms.. advice please | Views : 63 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Undiagnosed

MS Centers ??

I am newly diagnosed with MS and had a single appointment at an MS Center where diagnosis was confirmed and they agreed to treat me there. Now they have gotten the medication worked out with the insurance but meanwhile I have developed additional symptoms that are concerning me yet I cannot get them to return my voicemails and a real person never answers the phone so you have no choice but to leave a message. ...
Read more : MS Centers ?? | Views : 87 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion


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