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by NHE
Sat Apr 10, 2021 8:23 pm
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Are my symptoms indicative of MS?
Replies: 3
Views: 64

Re: Are my symptoms indicative of MS?

Hi Rparrott, Welcome to ThisIsMS. One of the conditions that mimics MS is vitamin B12 deficiency. Have you had your B12, folate and homocysteine levels checked? If so, then what were the results? Do you take any supplements? If so, then which ones? Do you drink green tea regularly (or take EGCG)?
by NHE
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:22 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: MCT oil helps mild cognitive impairment
Replies: 0
Views: 42

MCT oil helps mild cognitive impairment

Pilot feasibility and safety study examining the effect of medium chain triglyceride supplementation in subjects with mild cognitive impairment: A randomized controlled trial BBA Clin. 2015 Jan 16;3:123-5. Background: Impaired brain glucose metabolism appears to be a potential pathogenic feature of...
by NHE
Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: Medical Devices
Topic: IndeeLift
Replies: 0
Views: 68

IndeeLift

The IndeeLift looks like an interesting device for folks needing help getting up off the floor.

https://indeelift.com/


by NHE
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:45 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research
Replies: 174
Views: 27419

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research

Outcomes and Risk Factors Associated With SARS-CoV-2 Infection in a North American Registry of Patients With Multiple Sclerosis JAMA Neurol. 2021 Mar 19. Importance: Emergence of SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19 prompted the need to gather information on clinical outcomes and risk factors associated wit...
by NHE
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:18 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: BDNF precursor in the immune system is a novel target for treating MS
Replies: 0
Views: 62

BDNF precursor in the immune system is a novel target for treating MS

Brain-derived neurotrophic factor precursor in the immune system is a novel target for treating multiple sclerosis Theranostics. 2021 Jan 1;11(2):715-730. Rationale: Brain-derived neurotrophic factor precursor (proBDNF) is expressed in the central nervous system (CNS) and the immune system. However...
by NHE
Thu Apr 08, 2021 3:01 am
Forum: MS Etiology and Pathogenesis
Topic: Adolescent infection increases MS risk
Replies: 0
Views: 61

Adolescent infection increases MS risk

Hospital-diagnosed infections before age 20 and risk of a subsequent multiple sclerosis diagnosis Brain. 2021 Mar 9;awab100. The involvement of specific viral and bacterial infections as risk factors for multiple sclerosis has been studied extensively. However, whether this extends to infections in...
by NHE
Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Diet
Replies: 50
Views: 8230

Re: Diet

Total flavonoids of astragalus attenuates experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis by suppressing the activation and inflammatory responses of microglia via JNK/AKT/NFκB signaling pathway Phytomedicine. 2021 Jan;80:153385. Background: Microglia-mediated neuroinflammation is one of the most promine...
by NHE
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:51 pm
Forum: Shopping
Topic: Bulk Na-R-Lipoic Acid
Replies: 1
Views: 94

Bulk Na-R-Lipoic Acid

I recently switched over to a bulk Na-R-Lipoic Acid. I've been using Doctor's Best brand for years. However, I found a bulk source from Nootropics Depot . It comes in a 60 gram container. Nootropics Depot recommends using a mg sensitive scale to measure portion size. I found that a level, unpacked 1...
by NHE
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:11 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 308
Views: 39722

Re: Hello

Something very funny is happening right now. I did my Rebif injection. Feeling much much better now. I somewhat feel Rebif has destroyed the Biontech vaccine :D My poor antibodies, oh no oh no nonononono That's odd. In the 10 years I took Avonex, I never felt better after a shot. I usually had quit...
by NHE
Thu Apr 01, 2021 5:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: OCT shows reduced retinal layer thickness is associated with disability progression
Replies: 0
Views: 89

OCT shows reduced retinal layer thickness is associated with disability progression

Association of Spectral-Domain OCT With Long-term Disability Worsening in Multiple Sclerosis Neurology. 2021 Mar 2;10.1212 Objective: To evaluate whether a retinal spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT) assessment at baseline is associated with long-term disability worsening in peopl...
by NHE
Tue Mar 30, 2021 5:57 am
Forum: Daily Life
Topic: Echoes
Replies: 0
Views: 132

Echoes

Overhead the albatross hangs motionless upon the air And deep beneath the rolling waves in labyrinths of coral caves The echo of a distant time comes willowing across the sand And everything is green and submarine And no one showed us to the land And no one knows the where's or why's But something s...
by NHE
Mon Mar 29, 2021 6:14 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Experimental Tongue Therapy Helps Restore Brain Function
Replies: 75
Views: 14589

Re: Experimental Tongue Therapy Helps Restore Brain Function

Helius Medical wins FDA nod for tongue stimulator that improves MS patients’ gait https://www.massdevice.com/helius-medical-wins-fda-nod-for-tongue-stimulator-that-improves-ms-patients-gait/?fbclid=IwAR1cSOZD36zsBnaBbJ2RWpEFLH2nPM43woreyllIWPighCCN-GJ65G-tZxg I was informed yesterday I was very sur...
by NHE
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research
Replies: 174
Views: 27419

Re: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Research

Here's an interesting article from MIT's Technology Review that discusses the development of Moderna's mRNA vaccine.

https://www.technologyreview.com/2021/0 ... covid-hiv/
by NHE
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:47 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Going for my 8th venoplasty
Replies: 6
Views: 228

Re: Going for my 8th venoplasty

anamishguy wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 1:49 pm
How do I contact Dr. Sclafani?
Dr. Sclafani last posted to the forums in June 2019. He gives his email address in the following post.

viewtopic.php?p=257957#p257957

At that time, he was working with a clinic in Poland. I don't know what his current status is.
by NHE
Fri Mar 26, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Going for my 8th venoplasty
Replies: 6
Views: 228

Re: Going for my 8th venoplasty

I have not been on this forum for a long time. My question is why would my jugulars keep restenosing? I have an appointment this next Thursday April 1st 2021 for my 8th venoplasty on my jugulars. This is my 4th doctor and will be the 3rd time with him. Does anyone have any wisdom for me? That sound...

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