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Unexpected Risks of Short-Term Steroid Use

What Are the Unexpected Risks of Short-Term Steroid Use?
https://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2017/04 ... eroid-use/

Even short-term steroid use can increase a person's chance of breaking a bone, developing a severe infection or having a bad blood clot.

Corticosteroids such as methylprednisolone or prednisone are powerful anti-inflammatory medications. Doctors frequently prescribe these medications for bronchitis, sinusitis, asthma, allergic reactions and backache. They may also treat a bad case of poison ivy or ...
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Will Vitamin D Protect Your Heart?

https://www.peoplespharmacy.com/2017/04 ... our-heart/

The higher your vitamin D levels are, the less likely you are to die from cardiovascular disease. But will taking vitamin D protect your heart?

A meta-analysis of 34 studies involving over 180,000 participants found that people with higher levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D were less likely to succumb to a heart attack or stroke. This is the form of vitamin D that is measured in blood ...
Read more : Will Vitamin D Protect Your Heart? | Views : 334 | Replies : 10 | Forum : Natural Approach


2017 case:Reversible parkinsonism due to vitamin D toxicity

Sir,

A 72-year-old retired man presented to the medical emergency with a history of difficulty in walking, tremors of hands and forgetfulness for the past year. There was associated nausea, loss of appetite, and significant loss of weight in the past 6 months. No history of fever or other constitutional symptoms was present. Family members denied any episodes of seizures or recent trauma. There was no history of falls, visual complaints, and hallucinations in the ...
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Dimethyl fumarate achieves no evidence of disease activity..

Dimethyl fumarate achieves no evidence of disease activity in MS patients

Data analysis of two previous trials has shown that a higher number of patients with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) achieved no evidence of disease activity (NEDA), over a two year period, with delayed-release dimethyl fumarate (DMF) compared to a placebo...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/dimethyl-fumarate-achieves-no-evidence-disease-activity-ms-patients-210417


Guide For Patients On High Doses Of "VITAMIN" D (MUST READ)



GUIDE FOR PATIENTS ON HIGH DOSES OF "VITAMIN" D

by Dr. Cícero Galli Coimbra



1. Cholecalciferol was mistakenly named as "vitamin (D) in the beginning of XX when its presence was noticed in cod's liver as substance with an unknown chemical structure, able to promote recovery and cure of children's raquitism, promoting absorption of calcium present in food (necessary for skeleton development) providing, through this effect, the absorption of needed amount of calcium ...


Studies: From ABX to Zinc for 'decoppering' disease, cancer

i really want to see these lines of investigation moving forward! keep finding myself checking for oral zinc trials in chronic diseases and malignancies in particular.
Paradigm shift in treatment of Wilson's disease: Zinc therapy now treatment of choice 2005
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3102454/

Zinc therapy has replaced penicillamine as first-line therapy for Wilson's disease. New guidelines reflect the paradigm shift in treatment that has occurred in recent years. In the old paradigm, ...
Read more : Studies: From ABX to Zinc for 'decoppering' disease, cancer | Views : 268 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Natural Approach


Immediate post injection reaction

Ok after over 14 years of being on Copaxone it finally happened. Last night I had my first immediate post injection reaction. I injected in my stomach (like I have for years) with the Autoject and immediately felt the flush, which has happened a few times in the past. No big deal. Minutes later my hands started shaking, then my arms, and then my teeth started chattering uncontrollably. I had to put a cloth in ...
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MS drug Lemtrada is linked to food poisoning

A case report has revealed that a patient who was treated with alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) contracted food poisoning...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/ms-drug-lemtrada-linked-food-poisoning-200417
Read more : MS drug Lemtrada is linked to food poisoning | Views : 308 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Campath (Lemtrada, Alemtuzumab)


2017 study: Diet, serum Cu/Zn ratio and EDSS in RRMS

YASSSSS hey science WELL DONE thanks for this one :D AWESOME.
Dietary habits, concentration of copper, zinc and Cu/Zn ratio in the serum and the ability status of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/ar ... 071730059X
Highlights
•Copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) , due to their antioxidant activity are important in the case of multiple sclerosis (MS).
•Decreased Zn concentration ...
Read more : 2017 study: Diet, serum Cu/Zn ratio and EDSS in RRMS | Views : 247 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Natural Approach


 

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