Assuming inflammation is required, the following results were found.

  • About MRIs and Other Scans - How Does Radiology Help Diagnose MS?

    of MRI and radiology tests that may be used for MS include: T1-weighted brain MRI. Using contrast dye to detect active inflammation, this scan highlights new lesions or lesions that are growing. It can also show dark areas that indicate possible...

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  • Diagnosis and Symptoms of Secondary Progressive MS

    will check for certain proteins and other substances in your CSF that can show whether your immune system is causing inflammation. That means your disease is active. To take a sample of CSF, your doctor will do a lumbar puncture, also called a spinal...

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  • SPMS and Diet: What Foods Can Help?

    Many treatments for multiple sclerosis (MS) are targeted at reducing inflammation, thereby slowing progression of the autoimmune disease. An anti-inflammatory diet also may slow disease progression, as well as enhance the positive effects of...

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  • Mechanism controlling multiple sclerosis risk identified

    in the arms and legs, visual impairment and dizziness, but also fatigue and depression. The symptoms are caused by an inflammation in the brain and the spinal cord that breaks down the myelin sheath protecting the nerves, thus damaging the axons....

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  • Coping with dual diagnoses -- How to prioritize when MS is only one of your health concerns.

    disease process itself. “In some cases, structural and functional changes in the brain due to MS likely play a role, and inflammation may also play a role,” explains Dr. Marrie. But she’s quick to add that depression should not automatically be...

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  • Brain's lymphatic vessels as new avenue to treat multiple sclerosis

    was to prevent more widespread damage to the nervous system," said researcher Jasmin Herz. "If communication of brain inflammation through lymphatic vessels is the root cause of multiple sclerosis, therapies targeting these vessels could be clinically...

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  • New Study Shows Why Myelin Repair May Fall Short in MS

    Inflammation Can Hijack Brain Repair Cells to Ramp Up Immune Attacks in MS, Researchers Report 09.04.19 Society-funded researchers discover that immature brain cells can be hijacked to act as immune helpers that can ramp up MS-related damage to myelin...

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  • Food allergies and multiple sclerosis: New link

    between food allergy and MS disease activity highlights an important role for a potential player in immunity and inflammation -- the gut. "It is interesting that this association was only found with food allergies and not other types of allergies, which...

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  • Vegetable-rich diet lowers fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients by raising good cholesterol

    sclerosis has been viewed as a complex and difficult clinical problem with contributions from disability, depression and inflammation. Our study implicates lipids and fat metabolism in fatigue," said Ramanathan. "This is a novel finding that may open...

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  • Aubagio (teriflunomide)

    synthesis inhibitor. Drugs in this class help prevent immune cells from quickly multiplying. This action helps decrease inflammation (swelling). Aubagio comes as a tablet that you swallow. The drug is available in two strengths: 7 mg and 14 mg. Aubagio...

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  • Infusion Treatments: Benefits and Side Effects

    reducing your body’s number of T and B lymphocytes, which are types of white blood cells (WBCs). This action may reduce inflammation and damage to nerve cells. You receive this drug once per day for five days. Then one year after your first treatment,...

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  • Aerobic Exercise Helps Multiple Sclerosis—But How and How Fast?

    found. MS typically starts as relapsing-remitting cycles with bouts of neurological dysfunction corresponding to CNS inflammation followed by complete or partial recovery of function. A minority of affected individuals have a progressive course from...

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  • Dark Rimmed Brain Lesions May Be Signal of Aggressive Disease, NIH Study Says

    August 16, 2019 Brain lesions appearing as dark rimmed, “smoldering” spots on imaging scans, representing active inflammation, may be a hallmark of more aggressive and disabling forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), researchers at the National Institutes...

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  • Can naltrexone help with multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    in the brain, which helps reduce the feelings of pain. Naltrexone may work for MS because endorphins help reduce inflammation. Inflammation is the underlying cause of MS symptoms. Some anecdotal evidence supports using low-dose naltrexone for treating...

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  • What to know about steroids and MS

    and cramps Which types are best? The steroids that doctors use to treat MS flares are glucocorticoids. These reduce inflammation, which is a trigger for MS symptoms. Doctors often use glucocorticoids to treat other health conditions in which...

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  • Starting Mayzent Early of Greater Benefit in SPMS, 5-Year Trial Data Show

    modulators. These work by ‘trapping’ immune cells in lymph nodes (immunological structures), which can limit the inflammation that causes nervous system damage in MS. The Phase 3 EXPAND clinical trial (NCT01665144) is evaluating the safety and efficacy...

    https://mschristian.org/index.php/articles/2-uncategorised/10619-starting-mayzent-early-of-greater-benefit-in-spms-5-year-trial-data-show
  • COVID-19 and Neuromyelitis Optica Disorder: A Need for Guidance-Based Management - Neurology Advisor

    with COVID-19. There is currently no evidence that NMOSD, a chronic brain and spinal cord disorder characterized by inflammation of the optic nerve and spinal cord, increases the risk of COVID-19 infection. In addition, no evidence exists to link...

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  • Arthritis drug assessed as potential treatment for COVID-19-related pneumonia

    cellular receptors for interleukin-6 (IL-6), a small protein or cytokine that plays an important role in triggering inflammation as an early immune response to disease. In some patients with COVID-19, however, the immune response runs amok,...

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  • Do parasites protect against SARS-CoV-2?

    May 2020 is focused on finding any possible link between the low risk of infection and parasitic infections. The Role of Inflammation in Severe COVID-19 The disease manifestations in COVID-19 range from asymptomatic to critically ill requiring...

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  • Multiple sclerosis and your eyes -- Nystagmus; Twitching; Optic neuritis, and More

    might recommend intravenous steroid therapy. Optic neuritis A common vision problem related to MS, optic neuritis is an inflammation of the optic nerve that can result in blurred vision, pain, and a sudden loss of vision — typically in one eye. Rarely...

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