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Magnesium for MS, ALS and Epilepsy


In a recent blog I wrote about the importance of magnesium for the nervous system. ... After several visits to neurologists and EMG testing over my entire body the diagnoses was leaning towards muscular dystrophy OR early Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). "...

As ALS ice bucket challenge sweeps the nation, a closer look at what ALS is and the foods that can help


People who have never before heard of ALS are now engaged in the fight to find treatments and a cure for ALS." (1) Newhouse makes a valid point when she speaks of the visibility of the disease. ... A closer look at ALS ALS stands for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, which is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects spinal cord and brain nerve cells. "...

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) can be Treated Naturally


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), otherwise known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, is a rare progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. ... However, ALS doesn't usually affect the mind. Even in its advanced stages, people with ALS do not lose cognitive function, their memory and the ability to think and reason. "...

Pecans provide neurological protection, could help fight ALS


Pecans provide neurological protection, could help fight ALS Wednesday, July 07, 2010 by: S. ... In fact, consuming these nuts could have a powerful impact on delaying the progression of serious and even fatal motor neuron degeneration - including amyotropic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, which tragically affects famed scientist Stephen Hawking. "...

ALS and Muscular Dystrophy associations recommend sugar to Lou Gehrig's disease patients


Likewise, in the Eat, Drink, and be Healthy is the Motto of ALS issue of the MDA's MDA/ALS Newsmagazine, a recipe for a peanut butter, ice cream and chocolate syrup milkshake is given. ... Sources: http://www.massgeneral.org/neurology/ALS_sup... http://www.alsa.org/research/clinical-trials... http://www.alsa.org/research/about-als-resea... http://www.als-mda.org/publications/als/als9... http://www.truthinlabeling.org/SourcesBrochu... ...

STUDY: Exposure to certain pesticides makes you 6 times more likely to develop ALS


"We are identifying these toxic, persistent, environmental pollutants in higher amounts in ALS patients compared to those who do not have ALS," co-author Dr. ... Exposure to PBDEs increased the risk of ALS 2.7 times. Once again, the study also found that military veterans had a higher ALS risk. "...

Man suffering from ALS creates home electronic automation system that uses eye movement and brain waves


In 2010, the foundation opened the Steve Saling ALS Residence in Chelsea, where Saling and several other ALS patients lead relatively normal and independent lives in a place designed to feel like home. ... But for Saling and his fellow ALS patients living in the facility, life with the disease is not only endurable, but well worth living. "...

Diet high in carotenoids from fruits and vegetables may help prevent or delay the onset of ALS


Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, better known as ALS, is a devastating degenerative illness that incapacitates its victims in a manner similar to those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. ... A total of 1,093 cases of ALS were identified across the cohort of subjects. The team found that those with the highest intake of carotenoids from any source had the lowest risk of developing ALS. "...

MAD-HUMAN DISEASE? Prion-based diseases can be induced by mRNA vaccines, according to study


Two sequences were identified that are considered risk factors for prion disease, and the RNA vaccine is shown to be able to activate these prions that can lead to the development of common neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s and ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), a nervous system disease where nerve cells break down and impact physical function. "...

Shocking new drug danger discovered: Statins found to cause ALS, a fatal nervous system disorder


According to a new study that was published in the Drug Safety journal, statins could be one of the driving factors behind sporadic cases of ALS, which account for roughly nine out of ten ALS diagnoses. In the study, researchers looked at the reporting odds ratio, or ROR, of statins in relation to ALS and ALS-like symptoms. "...