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AAN Conference Interviews - Submit a Question

Hi everyone,

Over the next few days, I will be conducting interviews with a variety of researchers currently attending the American Academy of Neurology Conference in Vancouver, Canada. To allow you the opportunity to interact with these researchers, we would like to give you the opportunity to have your own questions answered.

In just over 3 hours, we will be conducting online interviews with Dr Rebecca Spain (Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU)) and Dr ...
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Sorry I can't spell.

That was not suppose to be diet it was suppose to be , My Sister Died.
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Do you have multiple sclerosis?

I just found this sight and was reading about an opinion someone had about peroxide therapy. The person was upset that anyone had mentioned peroxide therapy. I have been fighting MS FOR more than 20 years, my sister DIED 4 years ago of MS . I am sure she would have tried the peroxide therapy if we had known about it because anything is better than DEATH.
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Worms VS Microbes

Better than a fecal transplant ?

Parasitic worms remodel human gut microbiome – for the better
A new study shows roundworm infection promotes the growth of healthy bacteria while dampening a particularly nasty strain, all the while reducing inflammation.
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Dietary fat increases vitamin D-3 absorption

Dietary fat increases vitamin D-3 absorption.
J Acad Nutr Diet. 2015 Feb;115(2):225-30.

    BACKGROUND: The plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D response to supplementation with vitamin D varies widely, but vitamin D absorption differences based on diet composition is poorly understood.

    OBJECTIVES: We tested the hypotheses that absorption of vitamin D-3 is greater when the supplement is taken with a meal containing fat than with a fat-free meal and that absorption is greater when the fat in the meal ...
Read more : Dietary fat increases vitamin D-3 absorption | Views : 225 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Natural Approach

Tecfidera & increased Acne

I was formally diagnosed with MS in November and I started taking Tecfidera in March. Apart from the random hot flushes, which are now becoming a bit more frequent. I've been bothered with an immense amount of blackheads particularly on my back.

I've always been bothered with acne through me life and at the age of 38, it does start to get a bit boring, but there are worse things.

Does anyone else taking Tecfidera ...
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Now what?

Thirteen weeks ago I had a sudden onset of neurological issues. Woke up one day and both arms were numb. Other symptoms have included right sided weakness, numbness and tingling, blurry vision, muscle cramps/spasms, forgetting words, vibrating feeling in legs, burning and freezing skin.
Had an MRI w/and without contrast. MRI showed several tiny multi foci lesions in the subcortex and periventrical area favoring the frontal lobe. Report said they were non-specific and not typical ...
Read more : Now what? | Views : 246 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Undiagnosed

Diagnosed with CIS

Hey everyone. I've been hanging out over at the Undiagnosed board, but was diagnosed with CIS yesterday.

I'm still in the diagnostic process of actual RRMS, so time and tests will tell if that is the case. I have repeat brain and c-spine MRIs next week and rounding out with an LP at the end of May.

My neuro said basically he would like me to start on Copaxone and I'm just wondering if anyone ...
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Motomed viva 2 w/fes

Brand new never used .Has fes extra cables and carrying case for fes . $5000
Read more : Motomed viva 2 w/fes | Views : 283 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Shopping

Adolescent obesity ‘could be MS risk factor’

The findings of a systematic review suggests adolescent obesity could be a risk factor for multiple sclerosis. If future research supports this idea, it “would be of major significance,” according to experts at the University of British Columbia...Read more -
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