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Food supplements & vitamins

Anyone has checked any independent review, like consumerlab, that examines whether a specific brand contains the amount od substance its label states? Can you share any review like that? Some university studies showed that most of the vitamins and food supplements do not contain what they promise.
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Cytotron - treating degenerative diseases

It is an interesting device, similar to MRI and used for the treatment of degenerative diseases. It was developped in India and currently in clinical trials for MS as well. Any one heard about it? How real is it?

Cytotron is a Therapeutic Device for the treatment of cancer and various degenerative diseases such as arthritis. It is based on Rotational Field Quantum Magnetic Resonance -RFQMR- Technology which utilizes highly complex electromagnetic beams in ...
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natural substitutes to ccsvi surgery

hello everyone, I posted this question yesterday in topic 'Dr. Sclafani answers'. Maybe you have got any experience of using any natural treatment which works similar to ccsvi surgery, herbs, vitamins? something good for flow in the veins?
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How do i organise/time my vits? Are these vits good for MS?

First, as i have recently re-introduced my supplements after being off them for blood tests, i was wondering what is an advisable order/timing of my following supplements:


Calcium citrate (250mg) - Magnesium Glycinate (2x 200mg) - Zinc picolinate (50mg) - Copper Bisglycinate (chelate) (2x 2mg) - Vitamin ... B50 - C (1000mg) - D3 (5000IU) - Selenium (200mcg) - Sea kelp (187mg) - COQ10 (100mg)


I can take some/all of these vitamins with Breakfast, ...
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Gut flora, fungal infections etc

Hello everyone.

I’ll try my best to make this as concise as possible…

I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis back in 2006, and started medication a few weeks after (Avonex). Up to 2011 I kept at it dutifully, despite no improvement in my symptoms and a handful of new plaques on each new MRI (which was why I switched to Tysabri after 4 years). By this time I almost hated the side effects of the ...
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Other benefits of fish oil - longer telomeres

Omega-3 Supplements May Slow a Biological Effect of Aging
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 140957.htm

The study showed that most overweight but healthy middle-aged and older adults who took omega-3 supplements for four months altered a ratio of their fatty acid consumption in a way that helped preserve tiny segments of DNA in their white blood cells.

These segments, called telomeres, are known to shorten over time in many types of cells ...
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getting started

i would like to start with a more involved nutritional regimen. currently, i do a gluten and dairy free diet with no supplementation. i would like to start supplementing but it seems like whatever the supplement is, there is information somewhere pointing to its benefit for MS. i am cautious about taking too many supplements because i understand the danger of using a concentrated source in terms of impurities and would also like to derive ...
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Vitamin D3 blocks IL17, upregulates FoxP3

More good news about vitamin D3...

1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3) ameliorates Th17 autoimmunity via transcriptional modulation of interleukin-17A.
Mol Cell Biol. 2011 Sep;31(17):3653-69.

    A new class of inflammatory CD4(+) T cells that produce interleukin-17 (IL-17) (termed Th17) has been identified, which plays a critical role in numerous inflammatory conditions and autoimmune diseases. The active form of vitamin D, 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3) , has a direct repressive effect on the expression of IL-17A in both human and mouse T ...
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Phospatidylserine

Has anybody tried taking phosphatidylserine supplements?

Identification of naturally occurring fatty acids of the myelin sheath that resolve neuroinflammation.
Sci Transl Med. 2012 Jun 6;4(137):137ra73.

    Lipids constitute 70% of the myelin sheath, and autoantibodies against lipids may contribute to the demyelination that characterizes multiple sclerosis (MS). We used lipid antigen microarrays and lipid mass spectrometry to identify bona fide lipid targets of the autoimmune response in MS brain, and an animal model of MS to ...
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