By: Joe Graedon November 16, 2017 10 Comments
    Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) Provides Surprising Pa…

    There are two powerful opioid antagonists: 1) naloxone (Narcan) given as an injection or nasal spray in the case of narcotic overdose and 2) naltrexone administered orally in the treatment of alcohol …

    By: Terry Graedon March 27, 2014 1 Comments
    Medical Marijuana Eases Muscle Spasms of Multipl…

    Multiple sclerosis sufferers often turn to complementary or alternative therapies (CAM) for relief of symptoms such as fatigue, muscle spasms or balance difficulties. One such herbal approach involves…

    By: Joe Graedon November 22, 2012 0 Comments
    Low Vitamin D Raises Risk of Multiple Sclerosis

    Higher blood levels of vitamin D appear to offer some protection from multiple sclerosis. Swedish investigators analyzed blood samples from 1975 that had been collected from healthy people in northern…

    By: Terry Graedon May 17, 2012 2 Comments
    Marijuana Eases MS Muscle Spasms

    Medical marijuana is a controversial topic, but a new study offers support for its use in one serious condition. People with multiple sclerosis have long claimed that marijuana can relieve or prevent …

    By: Terry Graedon August 25, 2011 5 Comments
    How Does Vitamin D Act Against MS?

    Researchers have long known that sun exposure is related to multiple sclerosis. The less sunlight a person is exposed to the greater the risk for this autoimmune disease. Researchers have assumed that…

    By: Terry Graedon July 7, 2011 5 Comments
    Will Cinnamon Slow Multiple Sclerosis?

    Cinnamon is a popular spice that may have healing properties. Researchers at Rush University Medical Center are launching a study in mice that may indicate whether cinnamon might help treat multiple s…

    By: Terry Graedon April 21, 2011 3 Comments
    Too Little Sunshine Raises Risk of MS

    Multiple sclerosis remains mysterious. The cause is uncertain and the course of the disease is unpredictable. In this disorder the immune system runs amok and attacks the myelin sheath that insulates …

    By: Terry Graedon February 10, 2011 5 Comments
    Vitamin D and Sunshine May Lower Risk of MS

    People with higher levels of vitamin D in their bodies appear to be at lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis. This isn't the first time that scientists have made a link between vitamin D and thi…