Category «Multiple Sclerosis»

10 diseases where medical marijuana could have impact

Dr. Sue Sisley noticed an unexpected trend among her patients. The psychiatrist works with veterans who struggle with post-traumatic stress disorder, also known as PTSD. Many don’t like how they feel on all the meds they take to manage their anxiety, sleeplessness, depression and the flashbacks Alzheimer’s. “There’s just a few medications on the market that work, and even …

Multiple Sclerosis Research Finds Running ‘Could Help Prevent’ Notorious Disease

5 Ways A morning run will change your life For years, health advocates have urged the public to abandon their sedentary lifestyle and adopt a more active daily routine. Recently, a new research has found that exercising, particularly running, has a new benefit. According to the study, running can help prevent diseases like Multiple Sclerosis. …

Breakthrough in multiple sclerosis research as scientists discover possible cause of the disease

Scientists found a protein called Rab32 in the brains of people with MS British scientists have discovered a potential cause for multiple sclerosis, in a major breakthrough that could pave the way for new treatments for the disease. Scientists have found a new cellular mechanism which may cause the autoimmune disorder. Multiple sclerosis affects around 2.5 million people …

Norwegian Researchers Analyze MS Life Expectancy, Survival and Mortality in 60-year Longitudinal Study

A 60-year longitudinal multiple sclerosis (MS) study in a Norwegian cohort analyzing life expectancy, survival and mortality concluded that MS patients live shorter lives and have higher mortality than the general population. The report, “Survival and cause of death in multiple sclerosis: a 60-year longitudinal population study,” appeared in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & …

Childhood Antibiotics Now Linked To Crohn’s, lupus, multiple sclerosis

Antibiotics are one of the most prescribed (and abused) medications in the world. They are often incorrectly, incompetently prescribed, particularly to children, for ailments that aren’t even resolved by taking the medications. They are so heavily prescribed that superbugs have risen from a condition known as “antibiotic resistance.” Antibiotics are often taken for granted but …

Multiple Sclerosis could be reversed with calorie-restricted diet, study suggests

By Sarah Knapton, science editor Acalorie-restricted diet which mimics the effects of fasting may reverse the symptoms of multiple sclerosis and help repair the damage caused by the disease. Scientists are so excited about the finding that they are moving to large human trials and are already recommending it for very ill patients ‘who cannot wait.’ …

7 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Adrenal Fatigue

Photo: mbg creative Terry Wahls, M.D., is a functional medicine doctor, clinical professor, and a survivor of progressive multiple sclerosis who used her own protocol to heal. This week, we’re sharing her expertise in a new series on adrenal fatigue and natural techniques to restore energy. To learn more, check out her new mindbodygreen class, How …