Multiple Sclerosis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Is There A Link and What Can You Do About Treating It

The carpal tunnel is the area in the wrist where the median nerve passes through a region of surrounding bone, ligaments, and connective tissue as it spreads its nerve fibers to different areas of the hand and fingers. Its nerve distribution includes the palm, thumb and first three fingers. Compression …

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Adrenal Hormone Testing and Multiple Sclerosis – The Role of Cortisol and Controlling Inflammation

Cortisol is one of our body’s natural anti-inflammatory chemicals. Without adequate cortisol we lose the ability to fight infection, control healthy organ function and maintain proper hormone levels. A recent post by Linda Cox about a new drug therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) called Acthar which stimulates ACTH production highlights …

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Multiple Sclerosis and Fatigue – Why Are You So Tired?

Fatigue as defined by Webster’s medical dictionary is as follows: weariness or exhaustion from labor, exertion, or stress, and the temporary loss of power to respond induced in a sensory receptor or motor end organ by continued stimulation. Essentially, fatigue is the lack/loss of energy needed to maintain normal function …

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