Multiple Sclerosis and the Diet Alternative

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Multiple Sclerosis and the Diet Alternative

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Multiple Sclerosis and Dietary Intervention

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Below is what I’ve collected on diet and MS. The real focus should be on getting the gluten and casein out of the diet.

Individuals

  • Roger MacDougall was a famous British playwright, who was diagnosed
    with MS in the 1950’s. The doctors felt it was best to keep the information
    from him. They thought it was in his best interests not to tell him what he
    had. It was not until he was bedridden that he learned what illness he had.
    When he knew about it, he did some reading, and went on a gluten and casein
    free diet. He recovered almost totally. MacDougall eventually wrote a
    pamphlet. Edited for the web and now found here:
    My Fight Against Multiple Sclerosis
    [archive.org]. Pamphlet published 1980 by Regenics
    Inc, Rt. 10, 2660
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Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM)

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Complementary and alternative medicine includes practices such as massage, acupuncture, tai chi, and drinking green tea.

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Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is the term for medical products and practices that are not part of standard medical care. 

  • Standard medical care is medicine that is practiced by health professionals who hold an M.D. (medical doctor) or D.O. (doctor of osteopathy) degree. It is also practiced by other health professionals, such as physical therapists, physician assistants, psychologists, and registered nurses. Standard medicine may also be called biomedicine or allopathic, Western, mainstream, orthodox, or regular medicine. Some standard medical care practitioners are also practitioners of CAM.
  • Complementary medicine is treatments that are used along with standard medical treatments but are not considered to be standard treatments. One example is using acupuncture to help lessen some side effects of cancer treatment.
  • Alternative medicine is treatments that are used instead of standard medical
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