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Breakthrough hope for MS treatment

Scientists say they have discovered how to "switch off" autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis.

Researchers at the University of Bristol, who describe the work as an "important breakthrough", say it could improve the lives of millions around the world.

In their research, published today in Nature Communications, the team reveal how to stop cells from attacking healthy body tissue....... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/immunecells
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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2 years since diagnosis!

Hi everyone, I'm new to this site. I was diagnosed with ms 2 years ago, after my first relapse. Two months later I had my second relapse, both came on after infections (tooth and sinus). I've had none since then, but have been having severe anxiety attacks the last few months cause Ive had it good for this long, I keep thinking the worst.
Has anyone just had relapses like me from infections ? how ...
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Physical disability, anxiety & depression in people with MS

Physical Disability, Anxiety and Depression in People with MS: An Internet-Based Survey via the UK MS Register.

Jones KH, Jones PA, Middleton RM, Ford DV, Tuite-Dalton K, Lockhart-Jones H, Peng J, Lyons RA, John A, Noble JG.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: People with Multiple Sclerosis are known to have a relatively high prevalence of both anxiety and depression. Studies of the relationship between physical disability and mental health in people with MS have reported mixed results, showing ...
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Symtoms and change

Hi there,

I have actively suffered from MS symptoms for the past 3 years. My diagnosis finally came in Feb of this year - Primary Progressive. I had gone into a steep decline over the past year - barely able to walk, balance problems, bladder, vision...., all the usual suspects. Then from February up to today I have tried the Jelinek diet (now changed to the Wahl diet as it agrees with me better), Started ...
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I was a superhero...what happened? Ways to cope/advice!!

Hello Everyone.

I'm new to this board so thanks for having me, let's chat like old friends, I promise I"m super fun! But I do need some advice right now so please read on. Five years ago, I was DX with RRMS. I was 28 years old and barely knew what MS stood for and my incompetent PCP wasn't much help either. Thankfully, Al Gore invented the internet and I was able to research MS. ...
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Colgate Total

Anyone using Colgate Total should be aware of the chemicals in it. Even if you are not worried about the fluoride which is a known poison there are other poisons in the toothpaste. Important to understand the chemicals we are exposed to. You can't keep putting chemicals in your body and expect to be healthy. I currently use baking soda as a toothpaste. My water is reverse osmosis.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nHVNj8uUcFs
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Spinal cord damage can occur early in Multiple Sclerosis

Atrophy and structural variability of the upper cervical cord in early multiple sclerosis.

Biberacher V, Boucard CC, Schmidt P, Engl C, Buck D, Berthele A, Hoshi MM, Zimmer C, Hemmer B, Mühlau M.

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Despite agreement about spinal cord atrophy in progressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), data on clinically isolated syndrome (CIS) and relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) are conflicting.

OBJECTIVE: To determine the onset of spinal cord atrophy in the disease course of MS. ...
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