Multiple sclerosis, an autoimmune disease in which the insulating covers of nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord are damaged, resulting in a range of signs and symptoms, including physical, mental and sometimes psychiatric, affects 2.5 million people worldwide.
If you have thyroid disease, type 1 diabetes or inflammatory bowel disease, you have a slightly higher risk of developing multiple ... ››› more
There's no specific diet for the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis. However, including healthy foods like fresh fruits and vegetables, lean protein and low-fat dairy in your diet can promote overall health and increase the time between relapses.
Science supports this: A study published in Nutritional Neuroscience in 2015 found that a nutritious diet can help multiple sclerosis patients main... ››› more
Turns out drinking down several cups of coffee every morning offers more benefits than just waking up your system!
According to a new study published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, people who drink lots of coffee may have a lower risk of multiple sclerosis.
Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that arises when arises your immune system mistakenly attacks the p... ››› more
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Did you know that the autoimmune disease known as multiple sclerosis (or MS) is the second most common cause of neurological disorders like Parkinson's disease, neuroinfections, brain tumours and traumatic disorders of the nervous system in adults?
But if you catch it early, you can still lead a full, successful and satisfying life!
On that note, I'm sharing twelve things that local neurolog... ››› more
Blurred or double vision, loss of balance, thinking problems, weakness in an arm or a leg… if you suffer from multiple sclerosis, you know how the severity of your symptoms can vary from day to day.
But did you know that there are a number of key lifestyle changes you can make to make your symptoms virtually disappear?
Read on for twelve changes you as a multiple sclerosis sufferer can mak... ››› more
If you know a thing or two about multiple sclerosis (MS), you may know that it's an autoimmune disease with very unpredictable symptoms. These symptoms can vary in intensity from person to person.
While some people will experience numbness and fatigue, severe cases of MS can also cause vision loss, paralysis and reduced brain function. Keep reading to learn more about how multiple sclerosis can... ››› more
Question: Beyond their fame, what do singer Bret Michaels, pop songstress Selena Gomez, and TV anchor Cynthia McFadden have in common?
Answer: All these celebrities are living with autoimmune diseases, which occur when the body's immune system mistakenly attacks and destroys its own healthy body tissue.
Michaels, lead singer of Poison, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was only six ... ››› more
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that involves your immune system attacking your body's own healthy tissue. And it's a serious condition that most sufferers control using drugs and other medication.
Recently, research led by NYU Langone Medical Center in New York City looked at what happens when a patient with MS stops taking their medication.
The results are pretty frighten... ››› more
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a debilitating illness that causes nerve problems in your spinal cord and brain. It commonly affects your ability to control your muscles, balance and your ability to speak and see. Take note of the following aspects to determine whether you're suffering from MS…
Living with MS: The disease affects all aspects of your life
The term sclerosis means ‘scar... ››› more
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