Tag Archives: infection

Bacterial Neurotoxins Discovered in MS Patients

Story at a Glance A group of US researchers have found high levels of three bacterial neurotoxins in the spinal fluid and plasma of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, but not in healthy people. This study published in the journal, Brain, helps us better understand how bacteria in the gut can impact neurological diseases as they […]

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Paleo Diet: Will it Help?

  The Paleo diet is a popular diet with many groups and celebrities, but will it help people who have MS? This post will discuss the Paleo diet – what it is, the guidelines and the benefits to those with MS who follow this diet. Story at a glance The benefits of the Paleo diet […]

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Comparing Lyme Disease and Multiple Sclerosis

The overlap of symptoms between these two diseases has complicated physician’s process for diagnosing either one. Not only do they share many symptoms, they may also appear similar during an MRI brain scan. This has led to some discussion in the scientific community as to whether or not Lyme disease and Multiple Sclerosis should be looked […]

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