When my arm went numb on holiday in Mauritius in , it was terrifying. Nothing like that had ever happened to me before, and because I was so far away from home, that definitely added to the anxiety. I knew there was something badly wrong with me, but like all of these things, and I know this now, it often takes time to diagnose people who are suffering from multiple sclerosis MS. It was a tremendously difficult period in my life. After my diagnosis, I was initally prescribed Rebif interferon beta-1a. This made me very sick and within 6 months I was switched to Copaxone glatiramer acetate. I had also been on several courses of steroids and other forms of medication. My mental health was also badly deteriorating in this period. Simple tasks like walking became a struggle from fear of falling. Around I made a conscious decision to start fighting back, and to try and get my health back. It was through this approach and determination, that I came across a number of resources that suggested if I really wanted to facilitate the recovery process, I would have to change my lifestyle.
In a new interview, I talk with Dr. To do this we need your help, so here are some basic guidelines to get you started. As I illustrate in my 3-min. Swank was one of the first to think there was a connection between diet, specifically saturated animal fat, and MS. For obvious reasons, I am a big fan of biltong. Wait a second. It shows how detached we are from our roots. My index patient was an Asian woman, in her mids, with RRMS who referred for a second opinion about worsening MS symptoms and escalation therapy. For some it would involve adopting approaches that would require them to change their practices and start talking about an areas e. Conclusions: While a very-low fat, plant-based diet was well adhered to and tolerated, it resulted in no significant improvement on brain MRI, relapse rate or disability as assessed by EDSS scores in subjects with RRMS over one year. I do eat fish occasionally and supplement B
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I thought I just needed some new glasses but when I lost color vision in one eye, I knew something was wrong. The study was published and did not find statistical significance in the progression of the disease but It did find that the control group that ate the plant-based diet experienced less fatigue. Rebecca Stonor, a wellbeing officer, and plant-based nutrition wellness advocate — as well as a plant scientist — started having health issues more than four years ago. If it persists, you might want to consult with a healthcare practitioner preferably one who practices lifestyle medicine! Our son was mis-diagnosed with MS. As profG wrote, it is an unnatural diet. For the last 7 years I have given educational presentations to physicians on the prevention and reversal of chronic diseases. Background: The role that dietary interventions can play in multiple sclerosis MS management is of huge interest amongst patients and researchers but data evaluating this is limited. I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia. I had so many questions. This article is not a substitute for medical advice.