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Can ganoderma coffee help with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis?

Can ganoderma coffee help with a multiple sclerosis diagnosis?

NO: Ganoderma coffee has no benefit in assisting MS or affecting course of disorder. The only real significant control of MS comes from use of potent medications, such as Tysabri (natalizumab) or Gilenya. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Sclerosis (Definition)

We neurologists employ the term to describe localized damage involving the central nervous system, and sclerosis means scarring. If in many areas, might be multiple sclerosis. If affecting the motor nerve cell, ...Read more


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Please describe a good exercise machine for someone with multiple sclerosis?

Please describe a good exercise machine for someone with multiple sclerosis?

Varies, but : If patient is still ambulatory, consider a treadmill or even a stair stepper. A stationary bike might work. If trouble walking, best general exercise via swimming or aerobics in a pool setting. Some patients will not tolerate an exercise machine, and do far better with assisted walking. ...Read more

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Can someone with a multiple sclerosis also show a symptom of hairy leukoplakia?

Can someone with a multiple sclerosis also show a symptom of hairy leukoplakia?

Comorbidities: Many disorders can coexist with multiple sclerosis, but that does not mean the ms causes or promotes these and hairy leukoplakia is not seen with the vast majority of ms drugs. ...Read more

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Can person with multiple sclerosis leave a normal or healthier life as common people. Is there any cure for multiple sclerosis.

MS presents in: A variety of ways and there are lots of treatments but no cure at present. The covering of nerves erodes and communication between nerves can be come erratic, i.e., movement issues, vision issues, etc. Your doc and other health professionals can help you maximize your health. We all have limitations, some more obvious than others. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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What are some difficulties a person with multiple sclerosis would have?

What are some difficulties a person with multiple sclerosis would have?

Can vary: Classical presentations include visual loss in one eye, gait imbalance or incoordination, leg weakness, but additional problems could include fatigue, cognitive loss, numbness, tingling, pain, electrical sensations on flexing neck, bowel and bladder issues. ...Read more

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Can you tell me of a treatment other than steroid cream for lichen sclerosis?

Can you tell me of a treatment other than steroid cream for lichen sclerosis?

Here are some ...: Since the real cause for lichen sclerosus (LS) is still unclear, no specific Rx for cure is available. However, under certain circumstances, its precipitating factor could be potentially identified or modified such as recurrent balanoposthitis with long tight foreskin. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling preferably by urologist or dermatologist timely. Best wishes... ...Read more

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Can you tell me some everyday difficulties a person with multiple sclerosis would have?

Can you tell me some everyday difficulties a person with multiple sclerosis would have?

Symptoms include: Fatigue, difficulties with memory, organization, gait imbalance and incoordination, weakness, loss of vision, and double vision, problems with controlling bowel and/or bladder, numbness over trunk or limbs, pain in various areas of body, plus headache challenges. Periods of relapse activity with worsening of baseline dysfunction. ...Read more

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With ?Multiple sclerosis what can be done for a?Neurogenic bladder?

With ?Multiple sclerosis what can be done for a?Neurogenic bladder?

Variable: A neurogenic bladder can be irritable, causing urgency incontinence, or flaccid resulting in inability to pass urine, and often bladder problems are very complex. A urology evaluation can often point the way to appropriate medicines. However, best to rule out infection as this can cause many bladder problems. ...Read more

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How can I mentally deal with a diagnosis of idiopathic gastroparesis?

How can I mentally deal with a diagnosis of idiopathic gastroparesis?

Reduce stress: Stress reduction is very important. Followup with your physician regularly and discussed other treatments that may improve the gastroparesis. ...Read more

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Might antioxidants trigger an immune response in multiple sclerosis, for better or for worse?

Might antioxidants trigger an immune response in multiple sclerosis, for better or for worse?

Maybe: The newest ms medication, tecfidera seems to have some anti-oxidant qualities, but also has additional mechanisms of action, so here may be an example of beneficial outcomes. Antioxidants otherwise seem to have little effect in ms. ...Read more

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Can a specific type vitamin help with depression?

Can a specific type vitamin help with depression?

Certain vitamins: Depression first of all needs a good evaluation by an experienced psychiatrist or psychologist. Sometimes psychotherapy alone can help; sometimes antidepressants are needed also. Low vitamin d levels have some correlation with depression. Some data shows that low B12 and folate can accompany depression too. While replenishing these nutrients may not cure depression by themselves, they may help. ...Read more

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I found an article that claims buteyko can help with all chronic diseases. How about type 1 diabetes?

I found an article that claims buteyko can help with all chronic diseases. How about type 1 diabetes?

No!!!: Buteyko method of breathing exercises has focused almost exclusively on the treatment of asthma. There is no support for the use of the buteyko method in other diseases, such as diabetes mellitus or any of the over 150 diseases supporters of this method claim to treat., per wikipedia and as diabetes specialist, illogical , dangerous. ...Read more

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Can you name actual, possible and risk nursing diagnosis for clients with Crohn's disease?

In 400 characters or: less? I think you will need to do your own homework on this. ...Read more

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Can people with MS have to take injections as a part of treatment?

Not necessarily: We have three oral agents, each as potent, or more potent, than the injectables, but each has it's own risk and adverse effect profiles. The two most potent meds on the market are tysabri, (natalizumab) followed by gilenya. Tysabri (natalizumab) is a once monthly infusion, and gilenya, oral once daily. ...Read more

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What excersises can a person do with really bad case of multiple sclerosis?

What excersises can a person do with really bad case of multiple sclerosis?

See physiatrist: A physiatrist is a doctor of physical medicine and rehabilitation. Their focus is on maximizing the physical function of every patient, within the context of their current impairments. An individualized treatment plan will be developed in conjunction with a team including physical therapy and perhaps occupational therapy. ...Read more

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Is there any vitamin that can help a person with depression and also help fortify the nervous system?

Is there any vitamin that can help a person with depression and also help fortify  the nervous system?

Yes: Many psychiatrists are adding high dose Folic Acid in the form of a medical food to anti-depressant medications, as there can be a major benefit in many. Although less accepted, supplementation of vitamin d-3 may also be of some value. ...Read more

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Which type of symptoms with the eyes does someone with MS (multiple sclerosis) have?

Which type of symptoms with the eyes does someone with MS (multiple sclerosis) have?

Vision loss pain : Optic neuritis is inflammation of the optic nerves that presents with vision loss, pain with eye movement & "fading vision" when a person gets hot (like in the shower). It is most commonly associated with ms- multiple sclerosis. Ms also causes pars planitis -inflammation in the eye that presents with floaters and/or vision loss. A few of my patients have inflammation in the front of the eye too. ...Read more

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Can a homeopath help with a long list of chronic problems?

Can a homeopath help with a long list of chronic problems?

Blend both medicine: Western medicine does not have satisfactory remedy for chronic problems & so homeopathy can help you & also complementary practioners like nd & some chiropractors. ...Read more

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Can you please describe everyday difficulties a person with multiple sclerosis would have?

Fatigue: As temperatures warm, the ms patient experiences more symptoms, especially fatigue, but also, prior signs and symptoms reappear (pseudo-relapses). Around 65% of all ms pts will suffer cognitive issues such as decreased focus, memory, disorganization. Pain not unique, as at least 90% will have some pain, and headaches can be quadrupled in ms. All is variable, each pt is very different. ...Read more

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Multiple Sclerosis (Definition)

A progressive disease that interferes with the functioning of the central nervous system and brain. Symptoms include numbness, impairment of speech and of muscular coordination, blurred ...Read more