Multiple Sclerosis

« Previous Entries

MS Patients Might Benefit From An Intermittent Fasting Diet

Sunday, July 8th, 2018

Multiple sclerosis (MS for short) is a chronic condition in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system by mistake. This in turn affects the communication between the nerve cells. The symptoms and their severity might vary from patient to patient. The most widely observed symptoms of MS are muscle weakness, coordination problems, chronic […]

Exposure to Solvent Linked to 50 Percent Increased Risk of MS

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

If you’ve a genetic predisposition to multiple sclerosis (MS for short), your risk of developing it increases dramatically if you’re exposed to solvents, like varnish and paint, according to a new study. In MS, the immune system attacks myelin, a protective sheath which covers nerve fibers. As a result of this attack on myelin, the […]

Consuming Fish Might Help Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Monday, March 5th, 2018

In a new study, the researchers have found that eating certain fishes might help prevent multiple sclerosis. However, scientists weren’t able to explain why this is so. In this study, the researchers noted that consuming fish and fish oil supplements reduced multiple sclerosis risk by 45 percent. The participants in this study mostly consumed Pacific […]

Latest Research Might Pave Way for Newer, Better MS Treatment

Friday, February 9th, 2018

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a serious autoimmune disorder. Its chief characteristics are vision problems, muscle weakness, physical numbness and impaired coordination. At present, there’s no cure for it. Current treatments focus on alleviating its symptoms. However, latest research shows that we might be closer to addressing the main cause of multiple sclerosis. What causes MS […]

Healthy Diet Linked With Fewer Disabilities In MS Patients

Saturday, December 16th, 2017

Diet plays an important role in managing multiple sclerosis (MS for short), and so do a healthy lifestyle and regular exercise. According to a new study, MS patients who follow a healthy diet experience fewer disabilities. In this study, nearly 7,000 MS patients took part. The study analyzed the link between diet quality and consumption […]

A New Treatment Might Help Relieve MS Fatigue

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Researchers used a new brain stimulation process to alleviate fatigue linked to multiple sclerosis. The name of this technique is transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS). Fatigue is not only an extremely common MS symptom but also one of the most debilitating. According to data, no fewer than eighty percent of MS patients experience fatigue. MS […]

Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Might Treat MS

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Multiple Sclerosis (or MS for short) is a serious autoimmune condition affecting over 2.3 million individuals worldwide. What’s worse is that it is incurable. Current treatments focus on improving symptoms and slowing progression of the disease. However, all this might change in future. In a clinical trial, the researchers found that an over-the-counter anti-allergic drug […]

Low Vitamin D Levels Might Predict Multiple Sclerosis

Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

A recent, large-scale study indicates that the risk of developing multiple sclerosis increases significantly when there’s deficiency of Vitamin D. In other words, vitamin D deficiency can serve as a dependable predictive marker. Also it means that addressing the deficiency of Vitamin D, in return, might help lower the risk. Multiple sclerosis is a progressive […]

Research Sheds Light on How MS Patients Can Benefit From Exercise

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Can exercise help multiple sclerosis (MS) patients? Yes, several past studies have shown that different types of exercises might be beneficial for MS patients. But why this is so? A recently-published study sheds light on this. There has been a huge change in the way medical fraternity now looks at exercise vis-à-vis MS. While earlier […]

Breastfeeding Might Lead to Lower MS Risk

Saturday, July 29th, 2017

Multiple sclerosis (MS) and breastfeeding—what’s the connection? According to a recently-published study, breastfeeding your child for a period of 15 months or more might reduce your risk of multiple sclerosis. A long-lasting disease, multiple sclerosis affects the spinal cord, brain, and optic nerves in the eyes. It is believed to be an autoimmune disease affecting […]

« Previous Entries