DIM wrote:Cheer I was born in high altitude areas as my wife did, in her province they have too many cases with MS, Parkinson, Altzheimer and other similar diseases although in my area we have very few - almost zero - of the above diseases but we have many cases with diabetes type II.
I don't know what contributes to this but it is strange!
Cojack wrote:Yesterday's MS headline study re: MS and Migraines came out citing MS'rs as having sig more than pop at large...one of my personal daily battles now appears to be transient head pressure...and what seems to help me is coffee...a constrictor...
question: any idea what might naturally work as a constrictor/ or like migraine med that i understand keeps the veins from constricting & dilating
jimmylegs wrote:sounds like a caffeine withdrawal headache?
In migraine, it's the spasm of blood vessels in the brain ... You want the vessels to stop spasming, and causing this constriction/dilation scenario.
It's all about balance, and stopping vessel spasms... JL's right about mag. I was a migrainer, and haven't had one since I started following Jeff's program for endothelial health.
jimmylegs wrote: glad you're fixed
Cojack wrote:.oh...cheer....if i may refer to you in the familiar? apparently caffeines a bronchial dilator. whatever that's worth...i think you're on to something with your theory...didn't you mention in one of your posts something working as a vein relaxer???
CureOrBust wrote:I haven't seen it mentioned here, but recently I have been reading a lot on Vitamin K2 (in relation to Vit D3).
From memory, its attributed to:
1. Improve Vascular Health
2. Improve bone density / calcium absorption.
3. Reduce the chance of developing Gout (ie crystals in joints) during times of high Uric Acid (without reducing uric acid).
Sharon wrote:Cheer, the research shows that if you spend your first 15 years of life in a Northern zone, your risk of MS is higher. If you move from the North to the South after 15 years of age, your risk is the same as that of someone who has been in the North their entire life. Now if you move from the South to the North (after age 15) your risk is lower. It has something to do with spending your first 15 years of life in the North. Interesting isn't it?
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