Multiple Sclerosis

Resources and Self Help for Multiple Sclerosis

by in Autoimmune Diseases, Multiple Sclerosis September 11, 2008

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune condition that attacks the central nervous system. The attack of the myelin sheath that insulates nerve fibers (pictured) results in the sclerotic plaques that cause nervous system dysfunction. Without this sheath functioning properly the nervous system is not able to quickly send the electrical impulses that control bodily functions. Resources […]

Multiple Sclerosis and Vitamins D, B12, and Fish Oil

by in Autoimmune Diseases, Kitchen Sink, Multiple Sclerosis, Reader Questions, Vitamins June 25, 2008

What vitamins are best for my multiple sclerosis? Currently the research is showing great promise for vitamin D and multiple sclerosis (MS). With the rising use of sunscreen for skin cancer prevention, vitamin D deficiency is at an all time high. We have consequently seen an interesting rise in autoimmune conditions that may thus result […]

Rosemary Salmon Recipe

by in Antioxidants, Diet Tips, Heart Disease, Inflammation, Memory, Menopause, Multiple Sclerosis, Omega-3 Oils, Pain Management, Recipes May 28, 2008

If I can make this recipe, then ANYONE can make this recipe. Combining the simple whole foods ingredients of salmon with rosemary is not only great for the cardiovascular system, but memory and concentration as well. The omega-3 oils combine nicely with the anti-oxidant and circulatory properties of the rosemary to give your brain a […]

McInflammation: Are You Really “Loving It”?

by in American Sickcare System, Arthritis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autoimmune Diseases, Cancer, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Constipation, Depression, Diabetes, Diet Tips, Digestion, Eczema, Fast Food, Fatigue, Headaches, Inflammation, Kitchen Sink, Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Pain Management, PMS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogrens, Skin Rashes, Weight Loss May 6, 2008

Recently a friend reported over dinner that his inflammatory problem (and let’s just say almost all medical problems are caused by inflammation) was not much better. He said he was diligently taking everything I had recommended, and had only noted minor improvement. Although natural remedies take time, I was curious how the dietary recommendations were […]

Fish Oil vs Flax Oil? The Great Debate

by in Arthritis, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autoimmune Diseases, Cholesterol, Depression, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Immune Support, Inflammation, Kitchen Sink, Memory, Mercury, Multiple Sclerosis, Omega-3 Oils, Pain Management, Rheumatoid Arthritis April 14, 2008

One of the greatest flaws in the Standard American Diet (SAD) is a lack of omega-3 fatty acids. Repleting this deficiency typically improves memory and mental functioning as well as corrects a gamut of other annoying health problems. The reason for this is that these essential oils are necessary for proper brain functioning, immune function, […]