Multiple Sclerosis

Jack Osbourne treats multiple sclerosis with ketogenic-style Paleo diet

December 29, 2015

Jack Osbourne credited a low carb, high-fat ketogenic-style Paleo diet for helping him manage his multiple sclerosis and fueling his recent 70-pound weight loss. “Diet is a big thing,” Osbourne told Dr. Oz. “I am a firm believer in you are what you eat. I juice a lot, and I try to stick to a […]

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7 Tips for Beating Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue

December 28, 2015

Common Fatigue Almost everyone who has multiple sclerosis (MS) also has fatigue. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), around 80 percent of those diagnosed with the condition will experience fatigue at some point during the course of the disease. However, the exact cause of MS-related fatigue remains unknown. Doctor Discussion Guide: Find a […]

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Can My Back Pain be caused by Multiple Sclerosis?

December 27, 2015

Studies have shown that pain can affect mood, behaviors and activities. It can increase stress, fatigue and exacerbates diseases. Emotions, stress, fatigue, increased sensitivity, previous pain and trauma can increase our pain perception. Can Multiple Sclerosis cause pain? If so, what are the locations and what can I do to decrease these painful symptoms? What […]

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Healing Multiple Sclerosis with Food

December 26, 2015

  Can you heal multiple sclerosis with food? Well, this doctor did. (I use the words, “heal”  in the sense that she no longer has the symptoms of said disease). (Update: A reader alerted me that Dr. Wahls feels that it will take more time to completely reverse her MS, so she prefers to say […]

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To the Person Recovering From a Multiple Sclerosis Relapse

December 25, 2015

Dear Teisha, Last time I wrote you had come face to face with the aggressiveness of multiple sclerosis (MS). Your worst relapse ever. Numbness and paralysis catapulted you into a new world. For weeks you were confined to a hospital bed, not even able to wriggle your toes. During this time, you struggled with your new […]

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The Artists Explaining Their Multiple Sclerosis Through Art

December 24, 2015

‘Charcot’ by Kirsty Stevens. MRI scan etched onto a bell jar Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is increasingly common in the UK, with over 100,000 reported cases and a growth rate of 2.4 percent every year. Worldwide, there are reportedly 2.3 million sufferers—though most diagnosed are given a “wait and see” policy of no drug therapy, […]

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Life Hacks For People With Multiple Sclerosis

December 23, 2015

“Life Hacks” are a popular trend sweeping the internet, so I decided to make a list of my own life hacks for people with MS. These are tips, tricks, and  products specifically intended to make life a little easier. Every little bit of energy saved is a little win for us, and every task we […]

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Home Remedies for Multiple Sclerosis

December 22, 2015

Note: Do consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment of this condition. Use home remedies just as an adjunct treatment. Multiple sclerosis, often called MS, is an autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system – the brain and spinal cord. According to the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America, the exact cause of this […]

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New Drug Shows Promise for MS – Its All About America Times

December 21, 2015

Early results indicate treatment can repair nerve damage. Getty Images New drug shows promise in repairing nerve damage in multiple sclerosis patients. An experimental drug appears to repair nerve damage seen in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, results of an early trial suggest. MS, an often disabling disease of the central nervous system, damages myelin, the […]

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10 Early Warning Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis You Must Know

December 20, 2015

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a progressive autoimmune disorder that wears away at the coverings that protect the nerve cells. Affecting about 2.5 million people around the world, MS gradually weakens bodily function by attacking the cells of the brain and spinal column. For some unknown reason, MS affects twice as many women as it does […]

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