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rexall 20% off tuesdays

i just phoned the local rexall pharmacy (an american corporation operates this canadian chain) to see if they had orange naturals magnesium glycinate powder capsules.
they told me they did, and that if i were a senior and i came in on any tuesday i could get 20% off.
i'm not a senior, but thought i would share :)

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Caring about gut microbiota

MS autoantigen can be detected and maybe controlled by diet.

According to some recent research, MS autoimmunity begins in the gut, attacking proteins of some bacteria. These autoimmune cells do not attack directly myelin but they target instead a protein called fucose. This could then make the myelin sheaths a secondary target of the immune system.

A previous report found that the intestinal flora of MS patients was different from that of healthy individuals, and ...
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Question re: MS and Silicone Breast Implants


I am new on this forum and I was wondering if there is anyone here who has silicone breast implants or thinking of getting silicone breast implants. Also, does anyone thinks there is a link between implants and MS?

Many thanks,

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what is an HLA DRB3 positive patient?

Regarding my last post about an antigen found, it only appears in a group of patients that they call DRB3 positive. I have taken a look at what means that.

HLA seems to mean Human Leukocyte Antigen. It is a kind of grouping for people in such a way that they are compatible for transplants. This is why sometimes they speak about HLA-histocompatibility. The HLA-DRB3 group is the one that shows this kind of multiple ...
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2018 review: Magnesium in Vitamin D Activation & Function

somehow, not already posted:

Role of Magnesium in Vitamin D Activation and Function
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Nutrients usually act in a coordinated manner in the body. Intestinal absorption and subsequent metabolism of a particular nutrient, to a certain extent, is dependent on the availability of other nutrients. Magnesium and vitamin D are 2 essential nutrients that are necessary for the physiologic functions of various organs. Magnesium assists ...
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cladribine / leustatin / mavenclad

ok so i have this new-to-me neuro i've just seen for the second time. she's making the best attempt to date, of convincing me to consider a dmd.
for the first time since rejecting rebif at dx in 06, i am actually paying attention to the literature on a couple of pharma treatment options.
this is not to say i will go ahead, but my reading has been taking a somewhat unusual direction.

so far, ...
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Link Between Gut Flora and Multiple Sclerosis Discovered

Link Between Gut Flora and Multiple Sclerosis Discovered ... ora-10003/

Summary: A new study reports T cells are activated in the intestines and migrate to the brain, causing an inflammatory cascade that may lead to multiple sclerosis. Researchers say the gut microbiome may play a more significant role in the development and progression of MS than previously believed.

"In the journal Science Translational Medicine, the scientists report that ...
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Maybe you have notice that I was completely sure about MS not being autoimmune.

Well, maybe I was wrong. Let's see if this report is confirmed.

GDP-l-fucose synthase is a CD4+ T cell–specific autoantigen in DRB3*02:02 patients with multiple sclerosis

The article is not freely available but there is a nice review here ... l.html?m=1


Multiple sclerosis is an immune-mediated ...
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erectile disfunction

i am 35 yo, have an Relapsing MS. officially 4 years, in reality probably more
have a few disfunctions, eg. brain fog, hyper active bladder, tingling.
but most importantly for me, i have strange erectile problems. mostly I dont have sexual drive at all, no desire, impotence, no reaction to porn.

sometimes, rare, I start to have a desire and can have a good erection. it seems like unpredictable changes, it usually last about 2-3 ...
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2000 study: magnesium vs neuropathic pain

The Safety and Efficacy of a Single Dose (500 mg or 1 g) of Intravenous Magnesium Sulfate in Neuropathic Pain Poorly Responsive to Strong Opioid Analgesics in Patients with Cancer ... 2499001359

Neuropathic pain may respond poorly to morphine and is often difficult to relieve. Recent attention has been drawn to the role of the N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor in the potentiation of neuropathic pain. Magnesium is known ...
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