pursue optimal self care at least as actively as a diagnosis
ask for referrals to preventive health care specialists eg dietitians
don't let suboptimal self care muddy any underlying diagnostic picture!
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Greetings and Welcome:TraciT wrote:Hi! I'm new here and hoping to connect with people using diet and healthy lifestyle changes to complement their conventional treatment. I love learning and sharing wellness tips.
People need to find their own way to healing and your open mind implies you are well on your way. Consider My Seven Steps to MS Healing.
MY SEVEN STEPS TO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS HEALTH
After a lifetime of eating badly, ingesting antibiotics and other toxic chemicals, exposure to heavy metals and nuclear fallout, toxins build up in the body and need to be flushed out in order to maximize the benefit of ideal, personalized foods and supplements. Check out DETOXIFY on the Internet to find your preferred protocol. One example:
want2bike (From Thisisms.com)suggested
“Dr. Hyman explains his 10 day detox diet.
I had the advice/assistance of a kinesiologist/nutritionist and won’t myself suggest a detox protocol. Dr. Hyman maintains that a simple diet change over 10 days will do the trick (or at least be a beginning) which is something anyone can try. So why not? (It takes 5 days to withdraw from a food allergy).
See also my Detoxification and Supplements post.
2. OPTIMAL ANTI-INFLAMMATORY NUTRITION.
See C-Reactive Protein – Key to MS Diet
Diet is critical to many diseases, particularly « auto-immune ». However, areas of vulnerability differ. For MSers it’s the vascular system linked to the central nervous system that matters. Diet impacts production of C-Reactive Protein (CRP) – which in turn impacts the endothelium of the vascular system. Secondly, proper diet acts to reduce cellular inflammation thereby preventing spasms in the veins’ smooth muscle layer. It follows that for MSers proper diet facilitates blood/cerebrospinal fluid circulation. For those without a serious veinous obstruction, diet/supplements alone may suffice to heal
I have been taking a customized Standard Process Supplement Protocol (with additions) recommended by my Kinesiologist/Nutritionist since 1984 so I won’t suggest a general plan.
As to Diet, consider my post Paleo-Macro-biotic diet.
As a general protocol consult Matt Embry’s
http://www.mshope.com. (food, supplements, exercise, CCSVI).
4. ENHANCE BLOOD/CEREBRO-SPINAL FLUID CIRCULATION - CCSVI
Simple blood/cerebrospinal fluid circulation therapies such as massage, acupuncture, neuro-muscular electrical stimulation, osteopathy, or swimming may suffice. See Acupuncture blog (which includes Tens Self Acupressure) I do daily Tens Self Acupressure treatments to stay afloat and try to get an acupuncture or osteopathic treatment once a month. A serious venous blockage may require ANGIOPLASTY (PTA). Prior to taking that decision, one might consult a specialist in skeletal disorders (e.g. Chiropractors or Osteopaths) to be certain a bone, muscle, tendon etc is not obstructing the vein. Best diagnostic tool – FONAR Upright Cine (as in cinema) MRI.
Professor Zamboni’s recent "Brave Dreams" trial has cast in doubt the effectiveness of PTA (Angioplasty) except in a subset of MS patients which presumably discredits the CCSVI theory. Actually I would say it discredits only the MD monopolized high tech medical model. The Vascular Connection to MS is real, but the origins of obstructions are as varied as their "cure". Promoting blood flow throughout the Central Nervous System requires attention to the individual’s body structure as well as the physiology.
5. SUNLIGHT OR UV RAYS on the skin at least 15 minutes daily to release Nitric Oxide essential to vascular health and blood circulation.
6. Homeopathic remedy Oscillococcinum by Boiron to head off a virus. IT WORKS (unless perhaps one is taking a toxic drug. Anti-biotics annul it for me.)
7. EXERCISE BUILD UP PROGRESSIVELY (Consulting a Physical Therapist may help.)
Be moderate in terms of your current condition. Don’t do so much that you throw yourself into an « attack ». (Early on I stressed myself with a « performance » mentality.) Now I walk a minimum number of steps per day and swim when I can.
Be creative. Tif of ThisisMS.com has recovered function with Neuromuscular electrical nerve stimulation in the Onyx Body S haping and Slim Spa which uses “Madame and Monsieur Electro-Slim Technology”. Hugo Macia (http://www.secretosdelaesclerosismultip ... pot.com.es.) is testing on himself a German made Neuromuscular “jacket” to regain function. See https://www.miha-bodytec.com/en/product/
Previously published on my site www.mscureenigmas.net/ MSCureEnigmas.net
Best regards, Vesta
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