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Hello everyone! I just got my MS diagnosis on Friday so this is all very new to me. These forums are so helpful! My neurologist did not prescribe any medication for me as of yet and I would rather try a natural approach first any way, I think. I see the recommendations for Vitamin D and Vitamin B12 but what else do you recommend?
:roll: This is out of a book by Kathryn R Simpson called "The MS Solution" and one on overcoming Adrenal Fatigue. I've started this therapy and it's a trip to say the least... Here is the beginning of the book for those of you who were interested
Introduction to Kathryn R Simpsons book " Overcoming Adrenal Fatigue" Your adrenal glands can save you life - mine ...
The role of nutrition in the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) and related complications such as fatigue has been reported by several studies. The aim of this study is the assessment of nutritional status and its relationship with fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients.
METHODS: This is a cross-sectional study, in which 101 relapsing-remitting MS patients were enrolled. The ...
Vitamin D3 absorption increases with concurrent fat intake.
Effect of fat on serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels after a single oral dose of vitamin D in young healthy adults: a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled study. Eur J Nutr. 2014 May 23.
PURPOSE: This double-blind placebo-controlled trial evaluated serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels after the oral intake of a single dose of cholecalciferol during one of the three meals, containing different amounts of fat or placebo.
Is there any reason to think that it might be more effective than oral vitamin D3? My vitamin D3 levels were recently tested and found to be at 32 ng/mL. I'd like to bump that up to around 45 ng/mL. However, I've had problems with D3 interfering with magnesium causing leg and foot cramps at night. I wonder if the sublingual form ...
Just did my quarterly bulk shop of herbs & nutrients, and found out about the new form called Theracurmin. Anyone have any experience with it?
It appears they have improved the bioavailability by grinding it down to a smaller particle size. There is a cou0pld of published articles on it, but my guess is that a close relationship exists either with the manufacturer or the person who originally designed this version of curcumin. However, nothing ...
Medical-marijuana patients don’t always know what they’re getting
Testing shows that some marijuana strains are not what they purport to be in name, chemical content and genetics. This is particularly concerning for patients seeking pot low in intoxicants and high in pain-relief or other therapeutic qualities.
I propose a forum dedicated to vitamin B12 deficiency (starting with the definition from the book, Could It Be B12? by authors Sally M. Pacholok, RN, BSN and Jeffrey J. Stuart, D.O. and the list of the signs and symptoms starting with, from the following article: "… peripheral neuropathy, the commonest neurological manifestation of vitamin B12 deficiency…"). The connection between MS and B12 was made long ago, as published in 1992 in the Journal of ...
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