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Is it MS? Opinions appreciated.

I'm a 37 year old male and am concerned about symptoms that may be related to MS.

As a side note, I haven't been diagnosed with anything, but an issue in my back that
appears I apparently have the back of a 60 year old for some reason and no real answer
as to what to do about that on an MRI of my spine.. and that I have low vitamin D. All of
my ...
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one for the merry swanksters

i googled 'ms is a hoax' and this came up ... et-fact-or

hahaha! dr swank has a fan (one of many obvi). i had to look up this committee. learned about their jousting with the AMA etc.

anyhoo, being as focused as i am on micronutrients i am appallingly uninformed in the macronutrient department. but what i do know is that in my case i had to work ...
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Ms incidence in non related partners

Does anyone.know how is for either married or long term living together couples to both be diagnosed with MS? Mypartner and I had been living.together for about 17 years when he was diagnosed aged 42, three years later, I too was diagnosed at the same age. I still havent come to terms with how this can happen and feel that we have either both been exposed to an environmental toxin or both had the ...
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starting my journey

I am not yet diagnosed. But I expect this is the direction my road is traveling. I apologize for the long post, and I appreciate anyone who is willing to read it and contribute their thoughts.

I started having symptoms in late January. My right foot was going numb. Well, not entirely numb. I couldn't feel temperature accurately in my foot and in random patches on my right leg.

I went to my PCP, where ...
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59.6% of Gilenya patients achieve NEDA in study

Novartis has announced the results of a phase IV multiple sclerosis (MS) clinical outcomes and MRI study in the US. It confirmed the effectiveness of Gilenya (fingolimod) in a real-world setting, supporting previous findings from phase III trials...Read more -
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New treament forum - Medical Marijauna

We now have a new forum focusing on discussion of medical marijuana in the treatment of MS.
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Modified ampyra dosage??

Has anyone done any modifications to the dosage/frequency for this drug? I had what seemed to be substantial benefit from this drug within 3 days or so of starting it, but it would only last a few hours each day and then back to baseline. This happened 3 days in a row and then there seemed to be no benefit at all after that. It seems to me that the dose may just be too ...
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Messages From Dr. Cícero Coimbra


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Emotional Balance in the Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases

Emotional Balance in the Treatment of Autoimmune Diseases

by Dr. Cícero Galli Coimbra

This is part of an email sent by Dr. Coimbra, with important information for all Protocol patients, about emotional balance and more.

1 - We are used to say that patients who manage to control emotional issues (sustained depression, irritability, fear, etc.) and have not sustained old disabilities by the time they begin high-dose vitamin D therapy may achieve full ...

2007 study: Zinc vs gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria

Human Peptidoglycan Recognition Proteins Require Zinc to Kill Both Gram-Positive and Gram-Negative Bacteria, and Are Synergistic with Antibacterial Peptides
Mammals have four peptidoglycan recognition proteins (PGRPs or PGLYRPs), which are secreted innate immunity pattern recognition molecules with effector functions. In this study, we demonstrate that human PGLYRP-1, PGLYRP-3, PGLYRP-4, and PGLYRP-3:4 have Zn2+-dependent bactericidal activity against both Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria at physiologic Zn2+ concentrations found in serum, ...
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