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CNS lymph vessels found. Brain is not immune-privileged

(edit) New discovery from 2 separate universities is changing medical textbooks and MS research.
The brain is not immune-privileged, as postulated for decades;
Immune cells and lymphatic vessels are part of the brain's circulation, and rely on venous flow for drainage.
Animal model has been confirmed in autopsied human tissue.


New article from Cosmos Magazine which interviewed Dr. Kipnis (discoverer of lymphatic vessels in brain) and he stated that his team is now studying how ...
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Back pain

Does anyone have back pain? What does it feel like?

I have had some pains over the years in my back, but not like normal back pain. It is in the middle of my back and feel like my spine is being bent in the wrong direction. Like the muscles can't hold my spine up and it will bend the wrong way.

Had an attack of this in the middle of the night. Woke me ...
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MS mom needs medicine

Dear all,

First of all I want to express my admiration for your courage in facing MS and your kindness in supporting the patients.

My name is Hadeel and I have created this account on behalf of my mother "Hedaya" who has been diagnosed with MS in 2007.
We are Palestinians from Gaza, but my mother lives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and I am currently studying in Germany.

In July 2014, my father ...
Read more : MS mom needs medicine | Views : 218 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Gilenya


Does anyone have weakness/paresis from repeated movement?

I have severe weakness in my hip flexor muscles. I cannot raise my leg from a standing or sitting position, not because it hurts, but because it simply will not go any higher. As you can imagine, this makes it difficult to walk. The strange thing is that this weakness somewhat improves after long periods of rest. I have a greater (but not normal) range of motion in the morning, but loose it as the ...
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Melatonin redox activity

Melatonin redox activity. Its potential clinical applications in neurodegenerative disorders.
Miller E1, Morel A, Saso L, Saluk J.
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Abstract
Neurodegeneration is the hallmark of many chronic progressive neurogical disorders characterized by specific clinical, morphological and biochemical features. Central nervous system is very sensitive to oxidative stress, which is considered as a key factor of neurodegenerative disorders. Therefore, many therapeutical strategies are focused on molecules with redox activity to re-establish the equilibrium between pro ...
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Inclined Bed Therapy (IBT)

Inclined Bed Therapy (IBT) on http://awakeradio.us interview by Steve Allen
Latest interview with testimonials from people who are sleeping inclined.
Lady with multiple sclerosis shares how IBT has improved her health and eliminated her ms symptoms over 18 years.
Get the word out and share this post. https://youtu.be/6H7gSolYBc0?t=1h10m38s

New Website: http://inclinedbedtherapy.com
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confused and frustrated! Any THoughts?

Hello
I am new to this board but have been following for a while. I am in that horrible undiagnosed state and trying to decipher which if any of the auto immune disorders I may have.

Many years ago after my daughter was born I was diagnosed with Graves disease. After several attempts to manage it with thyroid PTU and such it was recommended to have it killed by means of radioactive iodine. I had ...
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UTI TMI

so, i just had a few days of increasing urinary frequency and issues w urgency. it was interfering with my day to day activities and i didn't take quick enough action.
night before last was bad - a painful night peeing every hour or so, and never feeling like i *didn't* have to go. and there was plenty of visible blood.

i started double dosing daily zinc and selenium, i spent 24 hrs eating a ...
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Help

My symptoms started four years ago. It started with my left arm and left face going numb. I see my primary doctor and they did a MRI of my brain and cervical spine. MRI came back negative. Then I developed numbness in my whole left leg. Went to see my first neurologist. And what she ordered another MRI of my brain and entire spine. My MRI came back with no lesions. She said no lesions ...
Read more : Help | Views : 268 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Undiagnosed


MS mom needs medicine

Dear all,

First of all I want to express my admiration for your courage in facing MS and your kindness in supporting the patients.

My name is Hadeel and I have created this account on behalf of my mother "Hedaya" who has been diagnosed with MS in 2007.
We are Palestinians from Gaza, but my mother lives in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), and I am currently studying in Germany.

In July 2014, my father ...
Read more : MS mom needs medicine | Views : 465 | Replies : 8 | Forum : General Discussion


 

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