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by NHE
Sun Sep 25, 2022 12:15 am
Forum: Diet
Topic: Processed food increases dementia risk
Replies: 0
Views: 47

Processed food increases dementia risk

Association of Ultraprocessed Food Consumption With Risk of Dementia: A Prospective Cohort Neurology. 2022 Jul 27;10.1212 Background: There has been a growing body of evidence associating consumption of ultra-processed foods (UPF) with adverse health outcomes including depression, cardiovascular di...
by NHE
Fri Sep 23, 2022 9:20 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: Dietary magnesium raises brain magnesium.
Replies: 1
Views: 73

Dietary magnesium raises brain magnesium.

Dietary magnesium replenishes brain magnesium. Brain magnesium is known to promote synaptogenesis . Elevation of brain magnesium with Swiss chard and buckwheat extracts in an animal model of reduced magnesium dietary intake. Nutr Neurosci. 2021 Nov 3;1-12. Objectives: Inadequate dietary magnesium (M...
by NHE
Tue Sep 20, 2022 2:27 am
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: Supplement and drug interactions
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Supplement and drug interactions

Many common supplements have deleterious interactions with prescription drugs. Interactions between herbal medicines and prescribed drugs: a systematic review Drugs. 2001;61(15):2163-75. Despite the widespread use of herbal medicines, documented herb-drug interactions are sparse. We have reviewed th...
by NHE
Wed Sep 07, 2022 10:01 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ublituximab Phase III in RRMS
Replies: 0
Views: 148

Ublituximab Phase III in RRMS

Ublituximab versus Teriflunomide in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis N Engl J Med. 2022 Aug 25;387(8):704-714. Background: The monoclonal antibody ublituximab enhances antibody-dependent cellular cytolysis and produces B-cell depletion. Ublituximab is being evaluated for the treatment of relapsing mult...
by NHE
Wed Sep 07, 2022 9:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: DMTs can slow progression in PPMS
Replies: 0
Views: 155

DMTs can slow progression in PPMS

Disease-Modifying Treatments and Time to Loss of Ambulatory Function in Patients With Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis JAMA Neurol. 2022 Jul 25;e221929. Key Points Question: What is the effectiveness of disease-modifying treatments (DMTs) in patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosi...
by NHE
Sun Sep 04, 2022 4:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Nice! Buh bye (some) paywalls :)
Replies: 1
Views: 119

Re: Nice! Buh bye (some) paywalls :)

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by NHE
Thu Aug 25, 2022 6:19 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Antidepressants
Replies: 9
Views: 258

Re: Antidepressants

Hi Jaded,
I recently tried trazadone for help with sleeping (it’s an antidepressant). However, I stopped taking it after just one dose as I didn’t like the way it made my body feel. I’m going to add GABA to my melatonin instead.
by NHE
Fri Aug 19, 2022 7:11 am
Forum: MS Etiology and Pathogenesis
Topic: Rare infections mimicking MS
Replies: 0
Views: 169

Rare infections mimicking MS

Rare infections mimicking MS Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2010 Sep;112(7):625-8. The diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS), despite well defined clinical criteria is not always simple. On many occasions it is difficult to differentiate MS from various non-MS idiopathic demyelinating disorders, specific an...
by NHE
Tue Aug 16, 2022 9:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Kappa free light chain in MS diagnosis
Replies: 1
Views: 245

Kappa free light chain in MS diagnosis

The kappa free light chain index and oligoclonal bands have a similar role in the McDonald criteria Brain. 2022 Jun 21 Intrathecal production of kappa free light chains (KFLC) occurs in multiple sclerosis and can be measured using the KFLC index. KFLC index values can be determined more easily than...
by NHE
Sun Aug 14, 2022 10:03 am
Forum: Exercise and Physical Therapy
Topic: Research: Exercise and Physiotherapy for MS
Replies: 98
Views: 27707

Re: watch this! science said so

ok maybe it didn't quite say *this*, but it's still fun to do a little light mountain biking :D GoPro: Backflip Over 72ft Canyon - Kelly McGarry Red Bull Rampage 2013 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x76VEPXYaI0 There is little margin for error in that bike run. I was recently in the hospital. One o...
by NHE
Tue Aug 02, 2022 2:05 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: low dose benadryl (Dyphenhedramine)
Replies: 15
Views: 11757

Re: low dose benadryl (Dyphenhedramine)

raceya wrote: Tue Aug 02, 2022 1:46 pm I am looking to find David1951, and I ordered children’s Benadryl to start micro dosing. It is literally 1/2 a teaspoon of children’s liquid Benadryl. We shall see.
David1951 hasn’t been active on the forum since August 2016. You can always try sending him a PM.
by NHE
Sun Jul 31, 2022 4:16 pm
Forum: Daily Life
Topic: One to beam up Scotty
Replies: 0
Views: 418

One to beam up Scotty

Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on 'Star Trek,' dies at 89. https://www.npr.org/2022/07/31/1114792935/nichelle-nichols-dies-star-trek Actress and singer Nichelle Nichols, best known as Star Trek's communications officer Lieutenant Uhura, died Saturday night in Silver City, New Mexico. She was 89 years o...
by NHE
Sun Jul 24, 2022 8:10 am
Forum: General Medications
Topic: Concerns about gabapentin
Replies: 9
Views: 4764

Re: Concerns about gabapentin

Gabapentin is only approved by the FDA for two indications. Every other use is off label. From the prescribing information... https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2017/020235s064_020882s047_021129s046lbl.pdf ----------INDICATIONS AND USAGE--------- NEURONTIN is indicated for: • Posth...
by NHE
Sun Jul 17, 2022 8:40 am
Forum: General Medications
Topic: Concerns about gabapentin
Replies: 9
Views: 4764

Re: Concerns about gabapentin

Possible gabapentin side effects include... ▪ Edema in feet, arms or face I tried low dose gabapentin in December 2021. I took around 300 mg/day. I had concurrent problems with edema in my feet from sitting during the day. Before the gabapentin, the edema would go down at night when I slept with my...
by NHE
Wed Jul 06, 2022 2:04 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: all things vitamin D
Replies: 1084
Views: 195370

Re: all things vitamin D

meanwhile, just spotted this in the mainstream media: How an increasingly popular supplement landed a man in the hospital https://www.ctvnews.ca/health/how-an-increasingly-popular-supplement-landed-a-man-in-the-hospital-1.5976411 That person took 50,000 IU 3x/day! That's an insanely huge dose. When...

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