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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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The Aging Brain: 7 Ways to Boost Its Power

By Eliza Thomas, Experience Life Scientists once believed brainpower peaked at early middle age. Now they know better. In a January 2006 Time magazine article, writer Jeffery Kluger reported tha…

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Pseudo-Exacerbations in MS: Grounded in Reality

The word "pseudo" can be very misleading. The dictionary defines pseudo as "pretend; false or spurious; fake, artificial, sham; not actually, but having the appearance of." In the case of MS, you c…

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Deciphering MS Speak

Multiple sclerosis is a complex condition that can involve dozens of symptoms. Because MS takes different forms and varies so greatly from person to person, even those of us who live with MS have trou…

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