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Exposure to Monsanto’s Roundup Pesticide Doubles Cancer Risk

The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health found a link between some pesticides and a significantly increased risk of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma—a type of cancer of the lymphati…

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Why We Can’t Say What Multiple Sclerosis Looks Like

What vision comes to mind when you hear the words "multiple sclerosis?" You've probably read about people with MS who climb mountains and run marathons. You've likely seen people with MS who use a whe…

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The Healing Power of Water

Would you believe that drinking water is one of the most healing things you can do for your body?  It’s true—as long as it is pure, filtered, alkaline water. Yet most water is acidic. Water that measu…

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Treating MS Without Dangerous Drugs

Photo Courtesy Of:  Photos.com/Thinkstock Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, degenerative disease of the nerves in your brain and spinal column, caused through a demyelization process. Myelin is t…

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Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Diabetes, Autoimmune Disorders, Cancer

Vitamin D, also known as the Sunshine Vitamin, plays essential roles in supporting our energy and balancing our moods.  It also helps to build healthy bones, heart, nerves, skin, and teeth, and suppor…

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Dietary Tips for Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Photo Courtesy Of:  Hemera/Thinkstock Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, degenerative disease of the nerves in your brain and spinal column, caused through a demyelization process. Myelin is …

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Thankful for the Gift of Life

When it comes to giving thanks, I know exactly where to start -- by sending the universe a heartfelt thank you for the gift of life. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2004 and triple-negat…

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Most Breast Lumps are Non-Cancerous: What About Mine?

Living with Triple-Negative Breast Cancer (#2 in a series) My breast lump was about to be examined by a doctor for the first time, and I had some idea what to expect. I figured he would do a…

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Can Probiotics Treat Multiple Sclerosis?

Can probiotics help treat multiple sclerosis (MS)? The National MS Society reports on a recent study that looks into the idea that probiotic treatment or parasitic worms, called helminths, may be u…

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The Madness and the Mystery of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) may end up in wheelchairs. People with MS climb mountains and run marathons. Both statements are true, but neither accurately describes what it means to have MS…

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