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Struggling with low vit D and iron

My neurologist doesn't monitor vitamin D levels, but I'm preparing for weight loss surgery and discovered in April that mine were only 26.

Since then I've made a huge effort to get my levels up by take no 4000UI daily in tablet form plus 400 as part of my multivitamin. I've been drinking fortified milk and orange juice daily, eating fortified cereal each day, tuna, salmon, lots of beans, spinach. I've also been spending my ...
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When is it time to talk to Mr Dr

I haven't been "diagnosed" with MS, yet, my Dr said it's a possibility. I've noticed a lot of signs/symptoms that I've played off as this or that. I don't run to the Dr for anything really. I think tho, that it may be time to investigate further but I don't want to be a hypochondriac. About 5 years ago I had sudden vision problems, my peripheral vision was shot, everything was completely a blur. It ...
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18,000 iu D from 550 gm of Rimu Berries

https://www.vitamindcouncil.org/vitamin ... xtinction/

"The Kakapo, a large nocturnal, forest dwelling and flightless parrot native to New Zealand, is under severe threat of extinction.

The birds breed only in years when the native rimu trees are fruiting heavily, with the fruit being the preferred food both for breeding females and for growing chicks. The birds will climb 20-meter high trees to eat the berries during breeding season.

For unknown reasons, ...
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Is Dr. Sclafani still around?

Have been trying to get ahold of him. Former patient question.

Last post I saw from him was a few months ago, but saw someone say they had the procedure from him fairly recently as well.

Hoping to see ... had sent him a PM.

If anyone could get ahold of him - it'd be much appreciated.
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TVAM and stem cells?

Would love to talk to someone who has had this procedure done recently about what it is and how it went. Has anyone here had it done in the last six months?
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Ineffective immune control of EBV may cause exacerbation

"Ineffective immune control of EBV may cause exacerbation". That is the conclusion of this study, in which they say that normal CD8+ T-cells are able to kill EBV-infected B-cells, but in MS patients this control system is not working.

Programmed death 1 is highly expressed on CD8+CD57+ T cells in patients with stable multiple sclerosis and inhibits their cytotoxic response to EBV.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28767147

Abstract:

In this study, we have investigated the response of a subpopulation ...


something even better than a blood test

If this is true, it would not only be the first reliable test for MS. It will also be much better than a blood test, or any other test under research (let alone those spinal taps!!)

Exhaled Breath Markers for Non-Imaging and Non-Invasive Measures for Detection of Multiple Sclerosis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28768105

MS diagnosis is based on clinical characteristics and confirmed by examination of the cerebrospinal fluids or by magnetic resonance imaging of the brain and/or spinal ...
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Resistance Training May Slow MS Progression

HI Freinds
please read
http://neurosciencenews.com/ms-resistan ... ning-7220/

New research shows that resistance training protects the brain in persons with multiple sclerosis, which may delay the development of the disease.

regards
seeva
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Low body mass index and MS

In the past two years, I've lost 30 pounds unintentionally - all tests have ruled out everything from thyroid problems to cancer. I'm 5' 7 and now weigh 105 pounds (BMI roughly 17). I had been told 30 years ago that I either had TIA or MS after experiencing right side clumsiness, hand weakness, slurred speech with an MRI positive for suspicious MS lesions as well as abnormal evoked potentials. Haven't had any real symptoms ...
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Do symptoms ever lessen or go away completely?

I have had tingling in both my legs and muscle spasms in my right leg for the past three months or so. I was put on three days of Solu-Medrol and hoped the symptoms would go away after that, but they never did. I'll be starting Tecfidera for relapsing-remitting MS in about a week or so (whenever the insurance company and the drug company work things out), but in the meantime, does anyone know if ...
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