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Psoriasis & Avonex

Aloha folks,
I have MS and psoriasis. I had read that interferons could potentially help lessen the scales of psoriasis, but after only 2 Avonex injections, I feel like my psoriasis is worse. Anyone else?
Any recommendations on what helps your psoriasis to be less problematic?

Thanks,
Britany
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Hungry Hippo

An interesting factoid: Zambia is thought to have more hippos that anywhere else in Africa. Most of them are found in South Luangwa National Park. Hippopotamuses are the third largest land mammals, and with an aggressive, unpredictable nature, they kill more people each year than lions, elephants, leopards, buffalo and rhinos combined. Wow!

I guess it's not so funny when you're the one being trampled or chomped on by a 1500 kg animal that can ...
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2018 paper: In Defense of Sugar: A Critique of Diet-Centrism

well, from what i recall physical activity does sit at the base of the food pyramid... but i guess that's no reason not to start a good argument lol

In Defense of Sugar: A Critique of Diet-Centrism (2018)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 2018300847
Abstract
"Sugars are foundational to biological life and played essential roles in human evolution and dietary patterns for most of recorded history. The simple sugar glucose is so ...
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2018 research letter: get your any-sized MS butt moving ;)

Effect of Short-Term Interval Exercise Training on Fatigue, Depression, and Fitness in Normal Weight vs. Overweight Person With Multiple Sclerosis (2018)
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 0718301277

Abstract
Context

Excessive weight is a health problem that can exacerbate multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms and its associated comorbidities such as depression and fatigue. In addition, weight may be a moderator of exercise effects on depression and fatigue symptoms.

Objective
This study aimed to investigate ...


How to deal with email spammers

This is what happens when you reply to spam email | James Veitch

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QdPW8JrYzQ


=))
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2012 meta analysis: Omega-3s & heart disease

Association Between Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplementation and Risk of Major Cardiovascular Disease Events - A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis (2012)
https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/a ... .2018.2498

Abstract
Context Considerable controversy exists regarding the association of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and major cardiovascular end points.

Objective To assess the role of omega-3 supplementation on major cardiovascular outcomes.

Data Sources MEDLINE, EMBASE, and the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials through August 2012. ...
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Will Baby Poop Bacteria Become the New Probiotic?

I concentrate my self treatment on correcting my immune system, most of which is in the gut. Too much bad bacteria/not enough good bacteria in the gut could promote illness (there is always both good and bacteria in the gut). So I consume foods loaded with beneficial bacteria and also take probiotic supplements with the hope that properly balancing the bacteria in my gut will lead to good things with regard to my health. So ...
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2014 meta analysis: Nuts&legumes: heart disease, stroke risk

Consumption of nuts and legumes and risk of incident ischemic heart disease, stroke, and diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis (2014)
https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/100/1/278/4576571

ABSTRACT
Background:
Relations between the consumption of nuts and legumes and risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD), stroke, and diabetes have not been well established.

Objective: We systematically investigated and quantified associations of nut and legume consumption with incident IHD, stroke, and diabetes.

Design: We systematically searched ...
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2017 study:whole vs refined grain->microbiota,immune markers

Substituting whole grains for refined grains in a 6-wk randomized trial has a modest effect on gut microbiota and immune and inflammatory markers of healthy adults (2017)
fft: https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/article/105/3/635/4637852

ABSTRACT
Background: Observational studies suggest an inverse association between whole-grain (WG) consumption and inflammation. However, evidence from interventional studies is limited, and few studies have included measurements of cell-mediated immunity.

Objective: We assessed the effects of diets rich in WGs ...
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