One of the reasons I don’t talk about my having MS, is because at times, it draws pity. When faced with pity, it can be a bit perplexing. It doesn’t seem like this person really cares, and yet the words coming out of their mouth seems to suggest otherwise. According to psychologist Dr.Hurd, pity is… Continue reading I Don’t Need Your Pity
We live in the information age, and knowledge can be incredibly empowering. When it comes to our health and well being, we can look up adverse effects of drugs we may have been prescribed. We can read about foods that are beneficial to us, and those that aren’t. The United States is facing a chronic… Continue reading Your Guide To Beating Multiple Sclerosis
I have advocated a low saturated fat diet on this blog to beat Multiple Sclerosis, and most of my posts have been about the ‘best case scenario’. Meaning that you had a ‘good’ day where you consumed as little saturated fat as possible. I have been on this lifestyle change for nearly a year now,… Continue reading The MS Diet – Day to Day
I vividly remember hearing my diagnosis. It felt like everything, including time, froze. I could not, and did not want to believe what I had heard. I was told over the phone, and in retrospect, I think that was rather insensitive of the physician. What do you do, once you’re past the initial shock?… Continue reading What To Do When Faced With An MS Diagnosis
In July 2015, two MRIs led to a diagnosis of Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis for me. I had a follow up MRI done in December 2015, while I was travelling. After being back in the United States, I met with my neurologist to have the MRIs compared. I was hoping for some insight into the… Continue reading Multiple Sclerosis: MRIs Compared After Low Saturated Fat Diet
Never catch a cold or flu again Vitamin D fights infections, including colds and the flu, as it regulates the expression of genes that influence your immune system to attack and destroy bacteria and viruses. Sprint through your day like Usain Bolt Feeling tired and achy is a frequent complaint. While many are misdiagnosed… Continue reading 5 Reasons Vitamin D Makes You Bulletproof!
Vitamin D is not a regular vitamin. It is actually a steroid hormone that you get primarily from either sun exposure or supplementation, and its ability to influence genetic expression is what produces many of its wide-ranging health benefits. Researchers have pointed out that increasing levels of vitamin D3 among the general population could prevent… Continue reading High Dose Vitamin D: Curtail MS Lesions & Relapses