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2009 LDN Conference Glasgow University

Here is the link to video interviews of the doctors who spoke at the 1st European LDN Conference - Glasgow University. I found it interesting there was such a wide range of diseases discussed - from fertility to pancreatic cancer ... nterviews/

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Inflammation is a big deal for the brain: it cannot tolerate it at all well.

One of the issues we have been hit with is how can MS be venous if inflammation suppression via revimmune metheylprednisolone etc helps people with MS.

I have offered that MS is an inflammatory disease and that is how we can account for the conundrum: the venous damage happens then the immune system responds to heal the damage and THAT ...
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I have found this in the news:


It is about the long term effects of plasmapheresis. I wonder what in the plasma could erode the BBB, so that despite the stenoses, the nervous system keeps working...

The 100% freaked out,
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For those who use Provigil...

If you dont mind me asking... How much do you take? I have found out that if I take two pills @ 200mg each, that they work for me. I work nights so I took 400mg when I woke up around 2:00pm, then 400mg more while at work around 9:00pm. They worked great doing it that way. Is that to much? I am 6'2" and 290lbs on the hoof. I figured my with my size, ...
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The Veins in CCSVI- from Dr. Simka

A note from Dr. Simka, regarding his impression of the difference in MS venous stenosis, after studying the veins with ultrasound:

From my (still very limited) experience, the hallmark of venous lesions in MS patients is the stiffness of venous wall, it is not external compression. Neither is it alike varicose veins, thrombosis, atherosclerosis, or so. It is very strange, I am sitting in vascular sonography for years and I don't remember to see such ...

Muscle Soreness


I have a question for you. About a year ago the muscles in my legs felt really tight and sore. I had not been involved in any strenuous activity that would cause them to feel like that. It was enough pain to make it hard to fall asleep. It lasted a little over a week and then just went away.

Lately I will wake up and the muscles in my thighs feel like I ...
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Bob's worms are hatching!

Here is a helminth abstract from the AAN meeting, not sure if it has been posted already...

A Phase 1 Trial of Probiotic Helminth Ova in Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS)

John Fleming, JangEun Lee, Christopher Luzzio, Michael Carrithers, Aaron Field, Zsuzsanna Fabry, Madison, WI

OBJECTIVE: To investigate the safety of probiotic helminth ova in subjects with RRMS.

BACKGROUND: The hygiene hypothesis has been advanced as a possible factor in the etiology and pathogenesis of ...
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Hello I'm a newbee

Hi I've just joined from facebook. I have a brother who is severly affected by primary progressive m.s. My question is, is there any form of treatment for people with the lable of primary progressive ms ? Your help would be very much appreciated many thanks :D
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Need some advice

Okay- I seem to be having heart issues.
Often, my heart gets out of rhythm. Happens and goes away.
Today, I carried about a dozen boxes into my truck then from the truck up steps to my house. Heart went wacky. Kept carrying-- figured it would go away. Finished carrying and for almost 2 hours, my heart was out of rhythm. Went from the computer to the couch then finally to get an aspirin in ...
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Vascular surgeon, etc

Hi all.

A very good friend of mine is a close friend of a great vascular surgeon for 15 years, now. I was a little shy about contacting him, but my friend did it "spontaneously".

The surgeon can "prescribe" the MRV and then I shall have it done. But I am a little nervous about the results. What if there is no stenosis at all? I doubt that this is the case, but my head ...
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