W5 : The Liberation Treatment – connection between MS and Iron

Excerpted from CTV News (  Posted: 12/2009 )

Iron blockage in veins may be the cause of MS and paralysis.

It is a scientific breakthrough, inspired by love. An experimental procedure called ‘The Liberation Treatment’ may help reduce some of the symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis.

More: http://watch.ctv.ca/news/w5/the-liberation-treatment/#clip237617

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Dietary Changes

Excerpted from The National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (  Posted: 12/2009 )

Your doctor may suggest that you change your diet if you have hemochromatosis. You may be advised to:

  • Avoid taking iron, including iron pills, iron injections, or multivitamins that contain iron.
  • Limit your intake of vitamin C. Vitamin C helps your body absorb iron from food. Talk to your doctor about how much vitamin C is safe for you.
  • Avoid uncooked fish and shellfish. Some fish and shellfish contain bacteria that can cause infections in people who have chronic diseases, such as hemochromatosis.
  • Limit alcohol intake. Drinking alcohol increases the risk for liver disease and can make liver disease worse.

More: http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/dci/Diseases/hemo/hemo_treatments.html

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Chelators for Iron Overload

More: http://sickle.bwh.harvard.edu/chelators.html

Excerpted from Harvard Edu (  Posted: 12/2009 )

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~ by Rob on December 23, 2009.

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