For years we've known that there is a connection between Epstein-Barr virus and multiple sclerosis, but it hasn't been robust enough to say for sure that MS is caused by Epstein-Barr. My own thought has been that Epstein-Barr comes into the cells through the vitamin D receptor, making that the confounding factor. But a recent …
Yeah, I'm not crazy about the name either, but I guess "MS Zapper" was already taken? So is it the miracle promised?
good compared to other MS treatments and wonderful compared to rotting away with no options. Basing a national warning on a few anecdotal reports is poor science and poorer policy.
naturally occurring compound that in large scale studies seems to prevent the worsening of remitting-relapsing multiple sclerosis.
It can also be taken orally, an improvement on the injectables.
But all is not well in the world of dimethyl fumarate. It is used as a desiccant in the sachets of furniture and in shoe boxes.
The reality is likely going to be that CCSVI gives symptomatic relief for a very small proportion of MS patients without resolving the overall illness. We currently are lacking in a clear international standard of CCSVI, so I would be very cautious before undergoing this procedure