Tag: multiple sclerosis

Oregon Survey Finds Growing Acceptance of Complementary and Alternative Medicine

A new survey of more than 1,000 people with multiple sclerosis finds that an overwhelming majority use complementary and alternative medicine, with many using cannabis. Researchers at Oregon Health & Science University conducted the survey of people in Oregon and Southwest Washington in 2018. The…

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Mindfulness Training Shows Promise for People with Multiple Sclerosis

New research suggests mindfulness training may help multiple sclerosis patients in two very different ways: regulating negative emotions and improving processing speed. People with MS who underwent the four-week mindfulness training not only improved more compared to those who did nothing – they also improved…

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She Used to Be In A Wheelchair – The TED Talk That Comes With a Warning

By Heather Callaghan Recently, I wanted to share the great news about people who were actually successfully reversing their ALS, also called Lou Gehrig’s. It turns out, people are also reversing another neurodegenerative disease – Multiple Sclerosis. Against all odds, and without much success in…

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How ‘Sunshine Vitamin’ D May Help Fight Multiple Sclerosis

In mice with a rodent form of multiple sclerosis (MS), vitamin D appears to block damage-causing immune cells from migrating to the central nervous system, offering a potential explanation for why the so-called “sunshine vitamin” may prevent or ease symptoms of the neurodegenerative disease, according…

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