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Can permanent disability be predicted by nerve degeneration

Can permanent disability be predicted by nerve degeneration in MS

Axonal degeneration in multiple sclerosis: can we predict and prevent permanent disability?

Lee J, Taghian K, Petratos S.

Abstract

Axonal degeneration is a major determinant of permanent neurological impairment during multiple sclerosis (MS). Due to the variable course of clinical disease and the heterogeneity of MS lesions, the mechanisms governing axonal degeneration may differ between disease stages.

While the etiology of MS remains elusive, there ...


Yoga appears to relieve multiple sclerosis symptoms - study

Yoga appears to relieve multiple sclerosis symptoms - study

Specialised programme improved quality of life, decreased pain and fatigue.

Paula Meltzer was only 38 when out of nowhere everything she looked at was blurry. For the single mother, who had a lucrative career as a gemologist and spent hours examining valuable pieces of jewelry, it seemed as if – in a split second – her life changed.

At first doctors thought Meltzer had a brain ...


New Here - New Diagnosis

Hello everyone! I hope that you all are doing well today and are not too miserable with your symptoms. :) I returned to work for the first time today in weeks because I have felt so awful. I did not work a full 12 hour shift and I still came home, went straight to bed to sleep, and I feel like I have been run over by ...
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Dazed

I've been having these spells where I'm dazed and trouble with thoughts! I kind of garble! Only last a few minutes! Anyone???
Read more : Dazed | Views : 40 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Undiagnosed


A range of symptoms

Hi,

I was wondering what people think about these range of symptoms? I'm male 41 and have for a number of years noticed small but increasing 'issues". I'll split the symptoms into long term, medium term and recent

Long term
Numbness and tingling left hand, ring and little finger - EP test done and damage found - over ten years with this problem.
Left thigh numb - EP test done damage found - 5-6 years ...
Read more : A range of symptoms | Views : 96 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Undiagnosed


Teva’s Copaxone patent problems continue

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd is in trouble again for its multiple sclerosis (MS) injectable drug-Copaxone, as other drug manufacturers seek to launch their own generic versions of the drug. Teva has been fighting patent battles to ward off other pharmaceutical companies from making generic copies of Copaxone.

Copaxone makes up one-fifth of the company’s sales, but it is expected to lose 50% of its revenues by 2016, after its generic copies are launched. To deal ...
Read more : Teva’s Copaxone patent problems continue | Views : 68 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Copaxone


Bioness H200 For sale

Bioness h200 right hand size small for sale ,excellent condition used for 6 months by elderly stroke woman, carry case and all accessories included some still packaged.. If interested please call 5089334095......marlene
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bioness h200

Looking for kind hearted one who wants to sell used bioness h200 right hand, large or medium... I need this to recover hand functions. Please email me, ldelrosa@yahoo.com.
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Vegan Diet, Vitamin B-12, Cardiovascular Health

hello all, i post this new research in general discussion due to its potential relevance in the diet, natural approach, and CCSVI forums, specifically:
a) the Wahls protocol (created by a former vegetarian),
b) the recent upsurge of interest regarding long-established similarities between MS and poor B12 status, and
c) the cardiovascular connection to CCSVI.

Vegan Diet, Subnormal Vitamin B-12 Status and Cardiovascular Health
http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/6/8/3259/htm
"Vegetarian diets have been ...
Read more : Vegan Diet, Vitamin B-12, Cardiovascular Health | Views : 197 | Replies : 3 | Forum : General Discussion


Could high dietary salt levels worsen MS symptoms

Could high dietary salt levels worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms?

High dietary salt intake may worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms and boost the risk of further neurological deterioration, indicates a small observational study published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry.

Previous research has indicated that salt may alter the autoimmune response, which is implicated in the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), but it is not clear if it has any direct effect on the ...
Read more : Could high dietary salt levels worsen MS symptoms | Views : 126 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Diet


 

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