Archive for the 'multiple sclerosis' Category

Aug 26 2012

Multiple Sclerosis is Linked to Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitivity

A growing body of evidence is beginning to show that there is a connection between MS and gluten intolerance. Celiac disease is more prevalent in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and their close relatives than in the general population, clinicians from Spain report. Much anecdotal evidence suggests avoiding gluten may be beneficial in the control […]

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Jul 16 2012

leaky Gut Syndrome Is a Cause of Multiple Sclerosis

Considerable evidence supports the presence of increased small intestinal permeability or leaky gut syndrome in Multiple Sclerosis. Research is beginning to show that chronic inflammation from the gut allows for the activation of auto-reactive T cells that destroy cells that make the covering (myelin) of nerve cells. Many health care workers support the theory that […]

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Mar 05 2012

Omega 6 Fatty Acid Supplements May Be Beneficial for Treating the symptoms of MS

The omega-6 fatty acids, found in such oils as evening primrose oil and sunflower seed oil, may be beneficial for reducing the symptoms of MS. A deficiency of linoleic acid makes symptoms worse in the animal model of MS. Adding linoleic acid seems to reduce clinical symptoms in these animals and provide a protective effect. […]

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Feb 05 2012

Fish Oil Supplements can Treat the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Many recent double-blind studies have shown that supplementation of the diet with 10 – 12 grams of fish oils daily results in significant improvement in general health and healing for those suffering from the effects of MS. The studies have found that the intake of fish oil containing Omega-3 fatty acids could provide relief for […]

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Sep 07 2011

The Connection Between Mercury Amalgam Dental Fillings And MS

Many people believe there is a connection between MS and Amalgam Mercury Fillings and that it is beneficial to have them removed. Over 200 million people in the United States have composite amalgams consisting of silver and mercury (mostly mercury) fillings in their teeth. Amalgam contains mercury, a heavy metal which is very toxic. One […]

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Aug 31 2011

Omega 3 and Omega 6 Fatty Acid Supplements Can Reduce the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

As was mentioned in the previous article Essential Fatty Acids Can Treat MS Symptoms,  studies have shown that supplementing the diet with omega 3 and omega 6 fatty can reduce the symptoms of MS. The two most important essential fatty acids are the omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids. How can omega 3 fatty […]

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Mar 08 2011

Turmeric May Fight Multiple Sclerosis

Curcumin, a compound found in the spice turmeric could help slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS), according to preliminary studies. Researchers have determined that curcumin, a compound in the spice turmeric, can stop multiple sclerosis from developing in animals. Curcumin is emerging as a promising, disease-fighting nutrient, as it also has shown promise in […]

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Jan 28 2011

Multiple Sclerosis Is Linked to Environmental Contaminants Such as Pesticides & Mercury

Epidemiologic studies suggest that environmental factors may be part of the yet unknown causation of multiple sclerosis (MS). The predominant theory today is that Multiple Sclerosis results from attacks by an individual’s immune system on the nervous system and it is therefore usually categorized as an autoimmune disease. However, several case-control studies have shown a […]

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Jan 21 2011

Avoiding Dairy & Gluten Can Have a Dramatic Impact on The Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

As was mentioned in the previous post food allergies and Multiple Sclerosis, Allergic reactions to certain foods may play a critical role in the development or exacerbation of MS. Abundant anecdotal data indicates that many people have achieved either a permanent remission or a significant slowdown in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) disease progress through diet revision […]

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Dec 10 2010

Vitamin D Supplements Can Have a Positive Effect on MS Symptoms

Recent research strongly suggests that high dose vitamin D3 therapy can significantly inhibit the progression of multiple sclerosis and can cut the relapse rate in people with multiple sclerosis with no adverse side effects. Research has now shown that the cause of MS is the lack of vitamin D3. In a study of more than […]

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Dec 03 2010

Essential Fatty Acids Can Treat MS Symptoms

Manipulation of dietary oil intake can significantly increase or decrease inflammation in MS depending on the type of oil being used. The wrong kind of oils can increase inflammation while the “good” oils will help keep inflammation in check. The most important nutritional strategy for dealing with MS is to get enough of the right […]

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Nov 26 2010

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Food Allergies

Food allergies to certain foods may play a role in the development or exacerbation of MS. Abundant anecdotal data indicate that many people have achieved either a permanent remission or a significant slowdown in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) disease progress through diet revision involving the elimination of hypersensitive food. It would indeed appear that diet revision […]

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