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Cyberchondria

Can cyberchondria cause you to have the symptoms of those feared diseases like conversion disorder can?
Read more : Cyberchondria | Views : 301 | Replies : 6 | Forum : Undiagnosed


Australia Study May Pave the Way to a New Progressive MS Trt

HI Friends a good news for PWPMS
please read

Australian funded study may pave the way for a new progressive MS treatment
http://www.msra.org.au/australian-funde ... -treatment

regards
seeva
Read more : Australia Study May Pave the Way to a New Progressive MS Trt | Views : 285 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Drug Pipeline


Newly diagnosed with MS in AZ, Hello!

Hello, while trying desperately to find out the source and treatment for horrible migraines, I found out that I had a really bad issue with my neck, C5 and C6 and needed surgery, subsequent MRIs showed that I also had MS. My neurosurgeon at Barrows in Phoenix will not operate on my neck until my MS is under control. I just started Copaxone yesterday. It has taken some time because when all this came out ...
Read more : Newly diagnosed with MS in AZ, Hello! | Views : 312 | Replies : 9 | Forum : Introductions


Beginning of DX journey....

I am in the early stages of waiting for a DX. My symptoms started about a year ago. I had tingling sensations from my rib cage to my foot - just on the left side. It lasted for maybe 10 mins. The exact same thing happened exactly one week later. I didn't have problems walking or talking or any other symptoms. I brushed this off. Then in Dec of last year, I had issues with ...
Read more : Beginning of DX journey.... | Views : 320 | Replies : 10 | Forum : Undiagnosed


2017 abstract: low zinc? expect fecal transplant to fail

something to consider perhaps;
Zinc Deficiency Predicts Fecal Microbiota Transplant Failure in Recurrent Clostridium Difficile Infection
http://www.gastrojournal.org/article/S0016-5085(17)31421-X/pdf

Overall, 22 patients (23.2%) experienced CDI recurrence within one year post-FMT. Low zinc predicted one-year failure, with 11/40 (27.5%) of low zinc and 7/55 (12.7%) of normal zinc subjects experiencing failure at one year (p=0.04, Kaplan-Meier/Wilcoxon).

oh good old 'normal'. a very low cutoff, .66 mcg/ml.. wonder what percent of subjects ...
Read more : 2017 abstract: low zinc? expect fecal transplant to fail | Views : 242 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Natural Approach


Signs of MS can be spotted five years before onset

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) can show signs of something being wrong five years before the onset of disease, much earlier than previously thought, according to a new analysis of health records from people with the condition...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/signs-ms-can-be-spotted-five-years-onset-250417
Read more : Signs of MS can be spotted five years before onset | Views : 349 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion


2015 study: zinc deficit alters gut microbiome in chicks

Chronic Zinc Deficiency Alters Chick Gut Microbiota Composition and Function
full text: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4690049/

Zinc (Zn) deficiency is a prevalent micronutrient insufficiency. Although the gut is a vital organ for Zn utilization, and Zn deficiency is associated with impaired intestinal permeability and a global decrease in gastrointestinal health, alterations in the gut microbial ecology of the host under conditions of Zn deficiency have yet to be studied. Using the broiler ...
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MS Nurse quits over caseload four times too big

Lanarkshire’s only specialist MS nurse, Mhairi Coutts, has handed in her notice after working with a caseload of 1,200 patients, which is much larger than the recommended limit...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/ms-nurse-quits-over-caseload-four-times-too-big-250417
Read more : MS Nurse quits over caseload four times too big | Views : 338 | Replies : 3 | Forum : General Discussion


RE; NEW DRUG SHOWN TO SLOW PROGRSSION IN SPMS

HI Friends please read

Siponimod can slow down the progression of secondary progressive MS, results from the EXPAND trial have revealed.
https://www.mssociety.org.uk/ms-news/20 ... ressive-ms
regards
seeva
Read more : RE; NEW DRUG SHOWN TO SLOW PROGRSSION IN SPMS | Views : 268 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Drug Pipeline


Wondering if its MS like my family members who have it

Hi, My Aunt has MS, and my dad (her brother). I am 32 although I started having symptoms several years ago, off and on. They always seem to come and go. I'll be fine for months and then what I call flare ups happen and can last for days-weeks. I know MS is hard to diagnose. My Aunt told me that her MRI didn't show any lesions. Mine doesn't either. Blood test rules out Lupus ...
Read more : Wondering if its MS like my family members who have it | Views : 275 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Undiagnosed


 

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