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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

Connection Between Body Temperature and Relapsing-remitting MS, Fatigue Seen

Connection Between Body Temperature and Relapsing-remitting MS, Fatigue Seen

Researchers from the Kessler Foundation has shown for the first time that relapsing-remitting MS or RRMS can lead to a patient having an elevated body temperature. The same condition is also linked to worse fatigue. Findings of the study are published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. The study involved a total of

MS Drug Reduces Relapse Rate By Half In Late Stage Trial

MS Drug Reduces Relapse Rate By Half In Late Stage Trial

A new multiple sclerosis drug has been showing quite a promise in reducing relapse rates in people who suffer from the said disease. The experimental MS drug called alemtuzumab (Lemtrada) from Genzyme has been showing that it can reduce relapse rates of MS by as much as 50 percent. It is also seen to be

High Doses Of Vitamin D Not Any Better Than Low Dosages For MS

High Doses Of Vitamin D Not Any Better Than Low Dosages For MS

A new study has found out that getting high dosage of vitamin D may not provide any beneficial effects for MS patients better than what a low dose of vitamin D already can provide. This issue has been up for debate for quite awhile now and how low vitamin D levels have been associated with

Findings Settle Debate On Two Conflicting Approaches To MS Treatment

Findings Settle Debate On Two Conflicting Approaches To MS Treatment

Finding effective treatments for multiple sclerosis is an ongoing endeavor as a cure still eludes doctors as well as scientists. And it won’t possibly help if there are researchers who believe in conflicting approaches to treating MS. True enough, due to the unknown points regarding the said disease, researchers sometimes find themselves having to find

Early Study Shows Skin Patch Can Suppress MS Immune Activity

Early Study Shows Skin Patch Can Suppress MS Immune Activity

A small and early study suggests that formulating a skin patch that contains components of myelin may aid in suppressing immune activity in people with relapsing-remitting MS. The said study was conducted by researchers at the University of Lodz in Poland, with the findings reported in the Annals of Neurology. Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune

Asthma Medication May Provide Benefits As MS Treatment

Asthma Medication May Provide Benefits As MS Treatment

Researchers suggests that a compound commonly used to treat asthma and other respiratory diseases may help improve clinical outcomes if added into existing multiple sclerosis treatments in patients. Albuterol sulfate, a compound that is commonly used to treat asthma may also be beneficial for those who suffer from MS and use it as part of