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by Jugular
Tue Mar 19, 2013 6:32 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: PREMiSe study results
Replies: 77
Views: 9060

Re: PREMiSe study results

If altering cerebral blood flow caused an increase in disease activity in the form of brain lesions, doesn't that also show that there is a link between MS and cerebral blood flow? This finding goes against the convention model of MS and itself warrants further research. I would think that some rese...
by Jugular
Sat Mar 16, 2013 11:11 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: PREMiSe study results
Replies: 77
Views: 9060

Re: PREMiSe study results

This is depressing. When Doppler US studies couldn't replicate Zamboni's findings it was because no one could do them right and clinical trials were needed. Now that clinical trials also fail to replicate his claimed results, once again it's because the researchers didn't do them right. The other co...
by Jugular
Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:28 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: morgellons disease - a MUST read
Replies: 12
Views: 3210

Re: morgellons disease - a MUST read

Despite the lack of evidence that Morgellons is a novel or distinct condition and the absence of any agreed set of diagnostic symptoms,[6][not in citation given] the Morgellons Research Foundation and self-diagnosed Morgellons patients successfully lobbied members of Congress and the U.S. governmen...
by Jugular
Sat Jun 09, 2012 11:50 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: more of the same
Replies: 17
Views: 1551

Re: more of the same

The presence of a Babinski's reflex after age 2 is a sign of damage to the nerve paths connecting the spinal cord and the brain (the corticospinal tract). This tract runs down both sides of the spinal cord. A Babinski's reflex can occur on one side or on both sides of the body. I was positive for B...
by Jugular
Sat Jun 09, 2012 9:32 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: more of the same
Replies: 17
Views: 1551

Re: more of the same

Most MS research is measured against the clinical outcome of slowing or halting progression. But CCSVI treatment can be completely dismissed as valueless if it doesn't cause marked disease reversal? Here we have one neurologist seeing this small group of chatty Nuffies who are likely to let somethin...
by Jugular
Fri Mar 30, 2012 10:24 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Does beer affect blood flow?
Replies: 21
Views: 7557

Re: Does beer affect blood flow?

I haven't noticed anything but am willing to continue the effort in the hope of finding something. Perhaps we can get a brewery to sponsor us.
by Jugular
Sat Jan 14, 2012 4:33 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: How are you doing since treatment??
Replies: 35
Views: 4313

Re: How are you doing since treatment??

I had the procedure just over a year ago at Synergy. I had marked improvement in my right-sided motor neuron impairment within a few days. For instance, My ten-year old positive Babinski reflex in my right foot disappeared and has remained normal since. Since my procedure I have been exercising like...
by Jugular
Sat Dec 31, 2011 7:55 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: NEW DISCOVERY REBUILDING MYELIN
Replies: 6
Views: 1669

Re: NEW DISCOVERY REBUILDING MYELIN

Yes, with all the cures they keep announcing you'd think that someone would have come up with a cure by now.
by Jugular
Sat Dec 24, 2011 3:04 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: CCSVI, cause or symptom?
Replies: 128
Views: 11496

Re: CCSVI, cause or symptom?

Your theory is that MS muscle/nerve weakness causes the neck valves not to work properly which causes CCSVI. If that is the case, opening up the neck veins should have no effect on MS muscle impairment - but it seems to in many cases. Thus, CCSVI seems to plays a causitive role in MS, not the other ...
by Jugular
Sat Dec 24, 2011 2:11 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: CCSVI, cause or symptom?
Replies: 128
Views: 11496

Re: CCSVI, cause or symptom?

I think you've answered your own question. If your Missus experienced improvement in her motor function that points to a causitive link between CCSVI and MS. If impairment of motor-nuero function precedes CCSVI then correcting an after-effect should have no effect on the original underlying conditio...
by Jugular
Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:43 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: positive remission of MS after CCSVI is treated
Replies: 18
Views: 2621

Re: positive remission of MS after CCSVI is treated

Now you're talking. I think CCSVI fell victim to its own improvement report hype in the sense that, unlike ALL other MS research, success is measured by improvement rather than by halting or slowing progression. If PTA does indeed put the disease into remission then this is the biggest breakthrough ...
by Jugular
Sat Dec 10, 2011 1:07 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Daflon 500mg tracking thread
Replies: 176
Views: 23078

Re: Daflon 500mg tracking thread

Well I ran out of my supply of Daflon about a week ago and have switched to Pycnogenol. So far I think I like Daflon better (I've ordered some more) but it's too early to tell. Nothing major to report, just my baby steps. I'm not sure why I got such a great surge when I first started taking it. I wa...
by Jugular
Sat Dec 10, 2011 11:33 am
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Biopsies Reveal Nature Of Brain Lesions Early In MS Progress
Replies: 12
Views: 2209

Re: Biopsies Reveal Nature Of Brain Lesions Early In MS Prog

"The next step in this research is to study the lesions to uncover new molecular targets for treatment. We also need to push forward to develop imaging techniques to view these cortical lesions," said Dr. Lucchinetti. "In that way, effects of treatment can more easily be measured." Uhggg! Shouldn't...
by Jugular
Thu Nov 24, 2011 9:28 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Dr. Arata treated a renal vein stenosis by stenting today
Replies: 11
Views: 2403

Re: Dr. Arata treated a renal vein stenosis by stenting toda

Actually, the nutcracker phenomenon sounds more risqué than renal vein stenting which merely sounds a bit risky.