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by grandsons4
Mon Aug 26, 2013 9:38 am
Forum: Diet
Topic: Best Bet Diet
Replies: 6
Views: 3262

Re: Best Bet Diet

Jimpsull: Outside of some protein, there's little nutrition in egg white. In addition (the following is assembled from 2 sources); Biotin is an important component of enzymes in the body that break down certain substances like fats, carbohydrates, and others. Raw egg white contains a substance calle...
by grandsons4
Sun Aug 25, 2013 5:39 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Err, is there a "right" way to be sick?
Replies: 3
Views: 1008

Re: Err, is there a "right" way to be sick?

Hi, shevroletti. Hope you've had a chance to look around. My son has opted for the present to forego the standard treatment of DMD's and instead treat with what would best be called an enhanced-natural approach. By this I mean diet and supplementation. The diet is a Dr. Terry Wahls/ketogenic hybrid,...
by grandsons4
Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:37 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Vit D3>125nmol/L (50ng/ml) in blood. Goal for pwMS
Replies: 821
Views: 97655

Re: Vit D3>125nmol/L min in blood. FIRST SMALL STEP for pwMS

NZer1, hey: I'm not sure there's anything they don't test on mice first, but one particular example of initial testing on mice translating nicely to humans is that of inosine. While I'm aware of the debate surrounding supplementation with inosine (my son believes its lessened both the degree of dizz...
by grandsons4
Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:15 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Vit D3>125nmol/L (50ng/ml) in blood. Goal for pwMS
Replies: 821
Views: 97655

Re: Vit D3>125nmol/L min in blood. FIRST SMALL STEP for pwMS

jimmylegs, hi: Thanks for the "Eins, Zwei, Drei" tip! I get it. D2 (ergocalciferol/plant) and D3 (cholecalciferol/animal) both give rise to the active form (1,25(OH)2D), referred to as calcitriol. Cholecalciferol (AKA cal cio l) begets Calcifediol (AKA calc idi ol), which begets Calci tri ol (1,25-d...
by grandsons4
Sun Aug 25, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: Vit D3>125nmol/L (50ng/ml) in blood. Goal for pwMS
Replies: 821
Views: 97655

Re: Vit D3>125nmol/L min in blood. FIRST SMALL STEP for pwMS

As concerns Squeakycat's post on vitamin D vs. methlyprednisolone, I need help distinguishing the difference between calcitriol and D3, as a search for a definitive answer yielded conflicting information. Is D3 (which I understand to be "cholecalciferol") = 1,25-dihydroxycholecalciferol [1,25(OH)2D3...
by grandsons4
Sun Aug 25, 2013 10:14 am
Forum: Undiagnosed
Topic: Tingling and Numbness, prompted by infection? :s
Replies: 3
Views: 993

Re: Tingling and Numbness, prompted by infection? :s

albo181: B12 deficiency is known to cause MS like symptoms, including (if not especially) yours. I was lead to this knowledge by others on this forum. Search the B12 threads for leads on information and personal experiences. If it is a deficiency, it can be corrected relatively simply, cheaply, and ...
by grandsons4
Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?
Replies: 69
Views: 7413

Re: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?

Scott1: It was late and my writing was slipping. I was trying to ask if zinc actually binds to the peroxynitrite, rendering it inert and able to be safely eliminated. While simultaneously looking to restore balance (which will take time), I consider, in the interim and in order to minimize presently...
by grandsons4
Sat Aug 24, 2013 8:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?
Replies: 69
Views: 7413

Re: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?

Scott1: In the article you recommended (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC150913/), the case is made that peroxynitrite targets eNOS, the reason being the zinc at the center. One reason they used to substantiate their conclusion was the fact that "the effects of ONOO– were mimicked by the ...
by grandsons4
Sat Aug 24, 2013 6:36 pm
Forum: Under 25 with MS
Topic: Err, is there a "right" way to be sick?
Replies: 5
Views: 5520

Re: Err, is there a "right" way to be sick?

Hi shevroletti, I'm relatively new here myself, my son being recently diagnosed with MS. I've found on this forum a lot of knowledgeable people, and people with experiences to share. They are all eager to help. You should probably post on a different thread (topic), preferably the one entitled INTRO...
by grandsons4
Sat Aug 24, 2013 3:28 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?
Replies: 69
Views: 7413

Re: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?

Orion98665, Hi: The article in Discovery had me on the edge of my seat like a good sci-fi movie. I wonder if infectious agents, such as the ones mentioned, contribute "missing pieces" of code to HERVs, enabling them to replicate?? Also, is it possible these HERVs exist in myelin, and are recognized ...
by grandsons4
Sat Aug 24, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Protozoal Infection -- The Next Big Discovery?
Replies: 9
Views: 1596

Re: Protozoal Infection -- The Next Big Discovery?

CureOrBust: On Dr. Marra's SERVICES page, under "MS vs Lyme Disease" tab, she concludes by stating that "a diet rich in fats known as the “Swank Diet” has been reported to aid in slowing the progression of MS symptoms. This makes sense in light of the fact that if the disease in question is caused b...
by grandsons4
Sat Aug 24, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?
Replies: 69
Views: 7413

Re: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?

CaliReader: Yes, evidence of benefit. P.S. My son suspects Lyme (no hard physical evidence, such as EM, actual tick, etc), but he's more into researching personal experiences and contrasting those with his own. He has, at my suggestion, been supplementing with inosine at 1 g/d, and is considering an...
by grandsons4
Sat Aug 24, 2013 7:56 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?
Replies: 69
Views: 7413

Re: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?

Scott1: Just targeting TH17 cells because they assist in the survival of EBV infected cells. I agree MS is metabolic in nature, a disorder precipitated (in genetically predisposed persons) by an infection, likely EBV (though there are other culprits).
by grandsons4
Fri Aug 23, 2013 5:13 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?
Replies: 69
Views: 7413

Re: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?

Scott1: Gleaned from the research I've done to date, Th17 cells enhance viral persistence and inhibit other beneficial T cell cytotoxicity (which would tend to kill the host cell in which the virus persists). Decreasing the number and effectiveness of Th17 cells can be done safely and effectively wi...
by grandsons4
Fri Aug 23, 2013 4:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?
Replies: 69
Views: 7413

Re: Resveratrol combats ebv (study)...rituximab alternative?

Scott1, hey: I'll preface my question with the statement that I am researching effective yet "low-risk/high-reward" treatments geared toward targeting the cause of my son's illness (recently diagnosed officially as MS) and/or the stabilization of MS mediated pathologies (in order to prevent further ...