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Diet effect on MS

Interesting study on diet and susceptability to MS.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9839742
CONCLUSION: The study generally supports a protective role for components commonly found in plants (fruit/vegetables and grains) and an increased risk with high energy and animal food intake.
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MS Body Type?

Odd study but the statistical significance they found was undeniable. Women with MS are tall and skinny, Men with MS are tall. I am 6'3" my parent were 5'8 and 5'2. I also have 11% bodyfat, but I been on a powerlifting regimen at the gym for a year.

http://www.hindawi.com/journals/isrn/2013/981070/

"...An intriguing finding of this study is that body height of patients with MS tends to be greater than ...
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PPMS CSF induces inflammatory demyelination....

Progressive multiple sclerosis CSF induces inflammatory demyelination, axonal loss, and astrogliosis in mice

Cristofanilli M, Rosenthal H, Cymring B, Gratch D, Pagano B, Xie B, Sadiq SA.

Abstract

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease characterized by inflammatory demyelination and neurodegeneration throughout the CNS, which lead over time to a condition of irreversible functional decline known as progressive MS.

Currently, there are no satisfactory treatments for this condition because the mechanisms that underlie disease progression ...
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Not sure where to go from here... Help!

About 3 yrs. ago I started some strange symptoms. It started with a horrible itch all over my body and nothing would touch it. I tried special soaps, lotions, and Benadryl thinking my skin was dry or I had an allergy to something. The itch was so bad I couldn't sleep. It felt like I had bugs crawling all over me! I also was experiencing a cool sensation on the top of my head at ...
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A-fib & MS

I have been battling a-fib for apx. 8 months. Rhythmol caused severe side effects & was discontinued. It made me so tired & lethargic, I was broken down emotionally. Now, I've been switched to metaprolol 25 mg & flecainide acetate 50 mg. Anyone has any experience with afib & MS?

Help.
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NZ ms study

Some positive news from my neck of the woods. (New Zealand)

http://tvnz.co.nz/national-news/anti-ps ... dy-6057457
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Bioness H200 for sale $550 shipped

H200 perfect condition, 10 sets of unopened electrode pads, instruction manual, bioness case. $550 shipped.
Priced to sell, I have no use for it anymore.
Right hand Large
Geowelsh@hotmail.com
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Positive Hoffmann's Reflex and Brain Lesion...MS?

Hello! New to the site and new to everything that has been going on with my body!
I have always had daily headaches and frequent migraines. Recently, I started to have dizzy spells and a tingling sensation on the top of my head. Assuming I had some kind of inner ear problem, I went to my GP who sent me to pain management. There, the doctor flicked my finger and tested all of my reflexes, ...
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Viral infections and autoimmunity hodge podge

An interesting collection of well written blog entries...
http://simmaronresearch.com/tag/epstein-barr-virus/
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Anti-psychotic drugs to be used in multiple sclerosis study

New Zealand researchers have been given the green light to trial new treatments on multiple sclerosis patients using anti-psychotic drugs.

The researchers from Victoria University believe they may be able to reduce the symptoms of this debilitating disease using commonly prescribed drugs.

They say a lower dosage of Clozapine and Risperidone, which treat depression and schizophrenia, can be used to treat MS........ Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/mssymptomsresearch
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