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Being Vegan and multiple sclerosis

Being Vegan and multiple sclerosis

May is my going to be my 6th month being vegan. I have had no problems being vegan other than salad dressing and my coffee. I prefer having a carb over a protein any day. How it relates to my multiple sclerosis is a different story: You can’t be vegan and not cook. This has been difficult because my hands fatigue easily making chopping, stirring and sautéing tiresome. The other issue is standing on my feet over the stove. I…

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The Internet for multiple sclerosis

The Internet for multiple sclerosis

I was 27 years old when I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. At that time MS had 2 therapy drugs available Avonex and Betaseron. The information on MS wasn’t what it is today because the Internet wasn’t what it is today. I can’t remember how but I joined a support group for multiple sclerosis. I’d say 3/4 of the group were in wheelchairs. At the age of 27, who had recovered 95% from her first attack, this was NOT what…

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Multiple Sclerosis check in since becoming vegan

Multiple Sclerosis check in since becoming vegan

Let me start by reiterating the reasons WHY I decided to become vegan. I was told by my sister and a friend about a movie Forks Over Knives. The movie is about how most, if not all, of the degenerative diseases that can afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal based and processed foods. There is also a book by Roy Swank called The Multiple Sclerosis Diet Book. In his book Dr. Swank also believed in…

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