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Coffee Drinking May Lower MS Risk

Coffee Drinking May Lower MS Risk

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that afflicts millions of people worldwide. The sad thing is that it does not yet have a cure. Scientists are working on trying to find ways to combat the disease in different ways. One of them is by trying to find ways to reduce the risk of developing the said

Study: Gut Microbe May Reduce MS Risk In Women

Study: Gut Microbe May Reduce MS Risk In Women

Researchers have discovered that a common microbe found in the stomach may be related to MS risk, at least when it comes to women. The said study, which was published online in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, involved researchers testing a total of 550 people with confirmed MS and a comparison group of

Too Much Salt May Aggravate MS Symptoms

Too Much Salt May Aggravate MS Symptoms

According to a small observational study published in the online Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, excessive dietary salt can worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms. It may also increase the risk of neurological damage and deterioration. Past studies have indicated the role of salt in terms of impaired autoimmune response, but its effects are not directly

Study: Pregnancy Hormone Reduces MS Symptoms

Study: Pregnancy Hormone Reduces MS Symptoms

It has long been known that women with MS are more likely to get better when they become pregnant. Now, a researcher has identified the possible reasons why- a female hormone called estriol. The results of the study were presented at the meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in Philadelphia last April. Dr. Rhonda

Facts About MS You Should Know

Facts About MS You Should Know

Multiple sclerosis is a debilitating and, for the most part, a relatively less understood, disease. It affects the central nervous system and can have an effect on how the brain and receive signals from the other parts of the body. There are many things that people do not know about the disease. Here are some

Low Fat Diet May Ease Fatigue Associated With MS

Low Fat Diet May Ease Fatigue Associated With MS

New research indicates that multiple sclerosis patients who eat a plant-based low fat diet for a year experience lesser MS-related fatigue symptoms at the end of the year compared to MS patients who do not follow a similar diet. The findings were recently presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology in

Body Temperature Regulation Problems May Prevent MS Patients From Exercising

Body Temperature Regulation Problems May Prevent MS Patients From Exercising

Exercise is a good way for MS patients to manage some symptoms associated with the said disease. But the rise in body temperature associated with exercise can also temporarily cause some symptoms to get worse. Researchers also recently discovered that the body temperature increase during exercise may be worse for people with MS as compared

Ways Of Managing MS

Ways Of Managing MS

Living with multiple sclerosis can be frustrating for some people. The disease can affect people in different ways. While others may be affected with minimal symptoms, others may have it bad. Some may be in an unfortunate situation where the disease can cause debilitating symptoms, such as mobility and balance issues, chronic pain, fatigue and

Boosting Vitamin D Intake Can Slow Down MS Progression

Boosting Vitamin D Intake Can Slow Down MS Progression

There have recently been several studies that seem to back up the benefits of vitamin D intake on multiple sclerosis. Although a cure for the disease still remain to be discovered, researchers are trying to find ways of trying to slow down the progression of the said disease among sufferers. One study indicates that vitamin

Marijuana Compounds May Protect Against MS Damage

Marijuana Compounds May Protect Against MS Damage

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that is still without cure. Treatments available only serve to address the various symptoms that the disease may exhibit. One of the more controversial treatments involves the use of marijuana. Recent studies seem to bolster the fact that it may help in MS treatment. According to researchers from Tel Aviv