START A PETITION 27,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good
START A PETITION
x

tag: myelin

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 …

45 comments

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…

62 comments

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…

add a comment

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…

add a comment

meet our writers

Megan Zehnder

Megan is an editor and producer for Care2's Healthy Living. Her main priorities are to live simply and build meaningful relationships with the people... more

people are talking

I'm eating better, and exercising and sleeping more since I started having energy healings a few mon…

siempre adoptar! buen video! gracias

Older workers aren't taking jobs from younger people. They bring much more experience which benefits…

Personally, I like the new moniker for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS): SEID, or Systemic Exertion I…

Thanks for sharing. I'd love to get a third dog but my mom is not exactly happy at the idea lol.