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Depression

Vitamin D is associated with depression. The video explains the connection between vitamin D and depression.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t2bBALjq3dI
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Saturated fat vers Co. oil

Have any of you researched current diets? I've read that we should stay away from sat. fat. But that comes from a book 5 yrs old. I believe that Coconut oil is more nutritious than Olive oil. I can take 2 ts of C. oil in the morning with my Tecfidera and feel fine. If I take Olive oil instead, I feel sick. My meds require fat. But I've read ANY sat. fat is bad.
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Expert consensus on disease-modifying therapies in MS

A growing body of evidence suggests that early control of disease activity in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) plays a key role in preventing disability, prolonging the period of being active and engaged, and protecting quality of life.

For that reason, MS experts are calling for early and full access to all disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) for patients with MS...... Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/drugsresearch
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Gene involvement in mechanisms of neurodegeneration.....

Gene involvement in mechanisms of neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation

Common mechanisms in neurodegeneration and neuroinflammation: a BrainNet Europe gene expression microarray study.

Durrenberger PF, Fernando FS, Kashefi SN, Bonnert TP, Seilhean D, Nait-Oumesmar B, Schmitt A, Gebicke-Haerter PJ, Falkai P, Grünblatt E, Palkovits M, Arzberger T, Kretzschmar H, Dexter DT, Reynolds R.

Abstract

Neurodegenerative diseases of the central nervous system are characterized by pathogenetic cellular and molecular changes in specific areas of the brain that lead ...
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Risk of MS increased by low testicular function

Testicular hypofunction and multiple sclerosis risk: A record-linkage study.

Pakpoor J, Goldacre R, Schmierer K, Giovannoni G, Goldacre MJ.

Abstract

The influence of gonadal hormones on multiple sclerosis is not well characterised and has thus far been investigated primarily in animal models or as a proposed therapeutic approach.

We investigated a potential association between testicular hypofunction, as a proxy for low testosterone levels, and multiple sclerosis risk through analysis of linked English national Hospital Episode ...
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EU regulator warns on possible MS drugs side effects

Europe's drug safety regulator said multiple sclerosis treatments known as interferon beta need stronger label warnings because some patients treated with the drugs have suffered side effects affecting the kidney and other organs.

A spokeswoman for the European Medicines Agency said the label change would affect all countries in the European Union............ Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/drugsresearch
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Ketogenic diet

I don't know if anyone has tried this for MS...

The People's Pharmacy interviews Dr. Eric Westman discussing the potential benefits of a ketogenic diet.

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2014/08/ ... side-down/

Download the podcast directly via the following link.

http://www.peoplespharmacy.com/PP-958FlipFood.mp3
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some ramblings

I went back to my university this summer and thought I would do some reading on MS. My school has one of the ten largest libraries in the US with about 12 million volumes and is connected to a high ranking medical school. We had about 750 books on MS. But, I couldn't believe this, only about six or so were in the actual library...the rest, even recently published ones, were in an off-site storage ...
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goats milk?

any thoughts. I am dairy free. I hate the taste. But I saw some lady on youtube who claimed it helped her MS. I know it has selenium, helps with copper absorption, and is similar to human milk. I think being dairy free has been central to my good health. I follow the Swank diet by limited animal fats (not oils or healthy fats so much). Anybody drink this stuff?
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Anyone willing to be interviewed?

Hi all, I'm a first year medical student hoping to learn more about how MS affects people's lives. This seems like a great, supportive community to find someone who could share their story - if anyone here would be willing to briefly be interviewed either over video, audio, or chat/private message this evening any time past 6 pm please message me!
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