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Five Common MS Triggers and How to Avoid Them

Avoiding MS Triggers and Flare-Ups Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a random illness that can strike us down when we’re least expecting it, but there are also certain things known to cause a flare-up or relapse of MS symptoms. Five MS Triggers to Be Aware Of No two people with MS are the same, and no two flare-ups are the...

Herbs for Multiple Sclerosis Symptom Relief

Using Herbs for Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complicated condition that impacts the whole body. Infections and respiratory, skin, mental, sensory, emotional and gastrointestinal problems often arise. Herbs are often used to support, prevent and treat these problems throughout the entire body. Milky Oat Straw Milky oat straw is packed with nutrients, including vitamins B,...

LINK BETWEEN MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS AND SMOKING ‘CLEARER THAN EVER’, CHARITY WARNS

  The link between smoking and multiple sclerosis (MS) is "clearer than ever", with those who smoke more likely to develop the condition and become disabled more quickly, a charity has warned. The MS Society said it has completed a major evidence review into the connection between smoking and the chronic lifelong and disabling condition, which...

Gut microbes could help trigger multiple sclerosis

The trillions of bacteria that live in our intestines, known collectively as the gut microbiome, have been linked to maladies from eye disease to rheumatoid arthritis. Now, two new studies have added another disease: multiple sclerosis (MS), an autoimmune disorder that strips away nerve cells’ protective covers, leading to muscle weakness, blindness, and even death. What’s more,...

Biggest Mistakes Most Multiple Sclerosis Patients Make

Quitting Multiple Sclerosis Treatment:Disease-modifying drugs for multiple Sclerosis are meant to be taken long-term. Some Multiple Sclerosis patients quit taking them due to unrealistic expectations or unpleasant (but manageable) side effects. Yet sticking with treatment is the best way to slow the disease. If you have concerns, talk with your doctor, but don’t just...

Brain’s Lymphatic Vessels as New Avenue to Treat Multiple Sclerosis

Lymphatic vessels that clean the brain of harmful material play a crucial role in the development and progression of multiple sclerosis, new research from the University of Virginia School of Medicine suggests. The vessels appear to carry previously unknown messages from the brain to the immune system that ultimately trigger the disease symptoms. Blocking...

MS Symptoms Checklist:You Must Have To Know About Multiple Sclerosis

MS Symptoms Checklist Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis Checklist can cause a wide range of symptoms and can affect any part of the body. Each person with the condition is affected differently.The symptoms are unpredictable. Some people’s seizures symptoms develop and worsen steadily over time, while for others they come and go. MS Symptoms Checklist Fatigue Feeling fatigued...

‘Magnet Therapy’ May Be Effective in Treating MS Symptoms

Evidence is showing that magnet therapy could be the answer to treating many symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS). Those are the findings of researchers who published a study in October, in the journal Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery, on the benefits of pulsing magnetic fields on a common presenting symptom of MS — paresthesia, commonly known as “pins...

Safety Tips for Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

No surprise the world can be a dangerous place to live, but the challenges can be even greater for those with multiple sclerosis. According to a 2014 study published in the journal PLoS One, folks with MS are twice as likely to fall accidentally as those who don’t have the disease. And falls aren’t the only risk....

How Stress Affects Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms

As part of MS Awareness Month, we want to talk about the role stress plays in multiple sclerosis. Having any chronic illness is likely to increase stress levels and MS is no exception. However, stress is more likely to exacerbate the symptoms of MS and bring about a flare or relapse. While we know it’s impossible to go through...
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