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Help for Cog Fog

Brain Octane for Cog Fog

When I find something that actually helps with a symptom – or generally with dealing with life with MS – I have to share it.  I’ve found something that has really made a difference for one of my most persistent and maddening symptoms:  cog fog.  You know the one – where your right in the […]

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Carbs and Sugar and Grains, Oh My!

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I’ve watched this conversation develop over the last couple of years.  I’ve wanted it to go away.  I’ve ignored it.  I’ve denied it.  I’ve scowled at it.  I LOVE breads and crackers and candy and cakes and cookies and all of those things that I grew up equating with love.  They taste good.  They make […]

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Does Diet Affect MS?

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One of the first questions that I asked my doctor when I was diagnosed, was about diet and exercise.  Well, actually, it was my husband who had the presence of mind to ask the question.  My original neurologist told us that I should just concentrate on a “good, healthy” diet (whatever-in-the-hell that means) and stay […]

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Coconut Oil for Multiple Sclerosis: Will a Pina Colada Work??

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I’m always interested in anything non-pharmaceutical that I can add to my bag of tricks in working toward kicking MS’s ass.  A friend of mine recently sent me information on coconut oil, telling me that “they” are having great results in Alzheimer and MS patients.  I’m always a bit leery about “they.”  “They” make a […]

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