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Late-onset MS patients more likely to progress quickly...

Late-onset MS patients more likely to progress quickly to disability, study says

People with late-onset multiple sclerosis tend to more rapidly rise in disability scores than younger patients with early onset MS, according to a study in MS patients in Kuwait that compared their scores during follow-up consultations...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/late-onset-ms-patients-more-likely-progress-quickly-disability-study-says-161116
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Journey to a Diagnosis... Please Read...

Hi! I'm new here! I'm 33, married, and mom to 5 amazing kids! I'll try to get to the point quickly. I've had a wide variety of crazy symptoms for the past 10 years the main thing being unbearable all over pain. 6 months ago had a blinding headache and the next day woke up with tingling/numbness/weakness on my entire right side. MRI (no contrast) of brain was clear. Doc says Lyme even though I ...
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High dose Vitamin D3 has immunomodulatory effects in MS

This article reports a meta-study. 9 studies were compared, including 1022 participants. 630 of them were randomized to vitamin D3 supplementation in high dose, 171 in low-dose and 221 receiving placebo.

The effect of High Dose of Vitamin D3 on the Prognosis of Patients with Multiple Sclerosis
http://imed.pub/ojs/index.php/iam/article/view/2015

Conclusion.

There is evidence that high dose of Vitamin D3 provide immunomodulatory effects in patients with Multiple Sclerosis, showing improvement in ...
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Fatigue? CoQ10 and MitoQ online presentation and discussion

Hi,

If you have fatigue, whatever your condition, you should follow these videos over the next few days.

Brett Drummond from MStranslate has organised a series of presentations with the people in New Zealand who produce MitoQ. This is a coQ10 product where the charge has been altered to make it enter to the mitochondria more readily.

Todays clip is an interview with the CEO setting out what will be shown over the next few ...
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Lyme disease

Hello everyone
Did anyone get tested for blood for lyme disease and had symptoms like MS.I got tested for lyme at labcorp and the test was negative
But I got two bands of IGg positive 41 and 58
IGm 23 postive
Per cdc standards I was negative

I am trying to understand the test was not completely clean.if it's not lyme is it any other bacterial infection that has neurological symptoms.
I would really appreciate ...
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Men and women seen to differ in genetic susceptibility to MS

Men and women seen to differ in genetic susceptibility to MS and its progression in study

Researchers in Russia have found for the first time an association between variants in GAL, a gene that codes for the galanin protein, and multiple sclerosis. Importantly, they also found that this association is gender specific...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/men-and-women-seen-differ-genetic-susceptibility-ms-and-its-progression-study-111116
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Vitamin A & D use same receptor

Vitamin D Prevents Cancer: Is It True? (30 min) 2009
Carole Baggerly & Cedric F Garland, Dr.P.H., FACE, UC, San Diego, Moores Cancer Center
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQ-qekFoi-o

Baggerly speaks first; Garland begins @18:53 (https://youtu.be/TQ-qekFoi-o?t=1133 )

@24:58 Slide: Unfortunately, Vitamin A and D use the same receptor, it's known as the vitamin A and D heterodimer receptor. And if vitamin A gets on board, vitamin D ...
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UN report on UK disability rights released

Austerity policies introduced into welfare and social care by the UK government amount to “systematic violations” of the rights of people with disabilities, a UN inquiry has concluded...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/un-report-uk-disability-rights-released-101116
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Gadolinium deposition disease

Gadolinium deposition disease: Initial description of a disease that has been around for a while.
Magn Reson Imaging. 2016 Aug 13. pii: S0730-725X(16)30103-5.

    PURPOSE: To describe the clinical manifestations of presumed gadolinium toxicity in patients with normal renal function.

    MATERIALS AND METHODS: Participants were recruited from two online gadolinium toxicity support groups. The survey was anonymous and individuals were instructed to respond to the survey only if they had evidence of normal renal function, evidence ...
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Twins without MS in fact DO HAVE MS !!!

A typical remark about the genetic component in MS is that for cases in twins, only for 20% of them the MS appears in both siblings. Now, it seems that this is just an effect of using the sick McDonald "definition". (lesions must be disseminated in space and time in some specific way)

A new research shows that the second twin is usually not diagnosed with MS just because he doesn't show the same kind ...
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