At the end of one of the warmest days in May, I began thinking about why heat is so extremely debilitating for those of us with Multiple Sclerosis. Heat intolerance can be a real drawback for anybody with an autoimmune disease.
Mitochondria are the engine to biological life. These cellular features are what makes humans and all mammals warm-blooded and vibrant.
Mitochondria are the energy source that we all need to think, to move and to thrive. Because we cannot see them, it is very easy to overlook how absolutely essential these tiny organelles are to our health.
How can deep-breathing techniques help you to nod off to sleep quickly, easily and peacefully?
If you have a chronic illness, it is very likely that you have difficulty sleeping. The 4-7-8 method might just be that answer to your dreams.
A healthy diet is essential for each and everyone of us. But, if you have a chronic illness, like multiple sclerosis, it is all the more important.
Here, we review some of what are considered to be the best foods for a healthy diet.
Stress can be the invisible trigger to cause a flare in your chronic illness. Some people thrive on stress, or at least they think they do.
As we age we get tired more easily, tempers flare more easily, and your health wanes. Inevitable or preventable; it is your call.
Ocrelizumab is a ground-breaking new drug for multiple sclerosis designed to target the immune system which is attacking our brains.
A good thing or a bad thing, only you can decide.
Lipoic Acid is a food supplement shown, in a recent trial, to reduce brain atrophy in multiple sclerosis.
Normally present in every body cell when fed by a good diet, supplements should not be necessary but can help where needed.
Si King and Dave Myers are the hairy bikers; Television personalities, famed for their culinary skills as well as their travel exploits.
The release of their new hairy bikers diet club is sure to be a success with their many fans.
Being newly diagnosed with an autoimmune disease can be traumatic. How do you handle this diagnosis? Who can you speak to for the answers?
Multiple Sclerosis is a serious, progressive, debilitating disease. Ignoring it is not an option. Denial is only a form of procrastination, delaying the inevitable.
Is MS causing you brain damage and if so, what can you do about it? The brain is a remarkably flexible organ and exercise can strengthen its resilience.
The MS lesions are a definite sign of disease activity and the inevitable mental disorder that can follow.