Vitamins, Minerals & Herbs in MS
Lions Mane Mushroom –
Biotin Multiple Sclerosis
biotin also is known as vitamin B7 or vitamin H
brewer’s yeast, nuts, Swiss chard
Can biotin help treat multiple sclerosis?
High Dose Biotin as Treatment for Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (P3.039)
High doses of biotin in chronic progressive multiple sclerosis: a pilot study.
Biotin Disease Treatment Multiple sclerosis
High dose biotin as treatment for progressive multiple sclerosis.
MD1003 (high-dose biotin) for the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis: A randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
Effect of MD1003 in Spinal Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS-SPI)
Intersections of pathways involving biotin and iron relative to therapeutic mechanisms for progressive multiple sclerosis.
MD1003 is under study for its potential capacity to promote myelin synthesis, impact disease progression and improve disability in people with primary and secondary progressive MS.
High dose biotin withdrawn from European licensing
Can biotin help treat multiple sclerosis?
Using Biotin? It Could Impact Your Lab Results
High-dose Biotin Triples Relapse Rate in Primary-Progressive MS
High-Dose Biotin Leading to Pseudohyperthyroidism in Multiple Sclerosis
CBD – Cannabinoid Multiple Sclerosis
The Cannabinoid Use in Progressive Inflammatory brain Disease (CUPID) trial
A review on potential roles of vitamins in incidence, progression, and improvement of multiple sclerosis.
Vitamin A and Alzheimer’s disease.
vitamin E acetylcysteine
NOTE: Vitamin D and K research
NOTE: People are taking vitamin D supplements but don’t realize how it gets metabolized. Without magnesium, vitamin D is not really useful.
Role of vitamin D in the onset, progression, and severity of multiple sclerosis.
Vitamin D and multiple sclerosis: review of a possible association.
Impact of vitamin D in neurological diseases and neurorehabilitation: from dementia to multiple sclerosis. Part I: the role of vitamin D in the prevention and treatment of multiple sclerosis
The Synergistic Interplay between Vitamins D and K for Bone and Cardiovascular Health
combine with vitamin K2
green leafy vegetables such as lettuce, broccoli and spinach
abundant in fermented foods
Vitamin K2 in multiple sclerosis patients.
Research progress on the anticancer effects of vitamin K2.
Article: How Vitamin K is Good for the Brain and Alzheimer’s Prevention
Article: Vitamin K2 – The new vitamin D in MS?
vitamin b complex
Is there a Link between Vitamin B and Multiple Sclerosis?
Vitamin B1 – Thiamine
Converts food to energy aids in mental focus and brain function
nutritional yeast, coriander, pine nuts, Jerusalem artichokes, hibiscus tea, watermelon, whole grains, soymilk, soybeans, rice bran, wheat germ, sunflower seeds, macadamia nuts (or butter), tahini, sesame seeds, spirulina, green peas, most beans, asparagus
High dose thiamine improves fatigue in multiple sclerosis
Vitamin B3 – Niacin
aids in mental focus and brain function
Vitamin B9 – Folate
Merges with Vitamin B12 and Vitamin C to utilize proteins and is essential for healthy brain development
Vitamin B12, folate, and homocysteine levels and multiple sclerosis: A meta-analysis
Folic acid with or without vitamin B12 for cognition and dementia.
Vitamin B6 – pyridoxine
aids in maintaining homeostasis, prevents anxiety by helping the amino acid tryptophan convert to niacin and serotonin for healthy nerve function
Vitamin B12, demyelination, remyelination and repair in multiple sclerosis.
Article: Vitamin B12 – Other names: cobalamin, hydroxocobalamin, Cobalin-H
Lipoic acid (also known as alpha lipoic acid) is an antioxidant
Foods – lipoic acid in very low amounts. They include spinach, broccoli, yams, potatoes, yeast, tomatoes, Brussels sprouts, carrots, beets, and rice bran.
Lipoic acid in secondary progressive MS
nitrogenous organic acid
energy for muscle contractions
Creatine Enhances Mitochondrial-Mediated Oligodendrocyte Survival After Demyelinating Injury
Effect of creatine supplementation on muscle capacity in individuals with multiple sclerosis
Neuroprotective effects of chrysin: From chemistry to medicine.
Read our page Chrysin
Luteolin as a potential preventive and therapeutic candidate for Alzheimer’s disease.
Luteolin as an anti-inflammatory and neuroprotective agent: A brief review.
Read our page Luteolin
Molecular Anti-inflammatory Mechanisms of Retinoids and Carotenoids in Alzheimer’s Disease
Carotenoids and Alzheimer’s disease: an insight into therapeutic role of retinoids in animal models.
selenium – mineral
Brazil Nuts, chai seeds, whole grains, cashews
Found this interesting reading “sugary foods like baked goods and sweetened beverages can actually leach minerals like selenium from the body”
Selenium: What it does and how much you need
Is Selenium Helpful or Harmful in MS? This Antioxidant Has an Ambiguous Role in MS
Selenium in chronic neurologic diseases. Multiple sclerosis and Batten’s disease.
Article: Multiple Sclerosis: Magnesium, Selenium, Iodine and Mercury Connection
Ashwagandha?? – Ayurveda Medicine – have been suggested to have beneficial effects for MS-associated symptoms, including fatigue, spasticity, anxiety, depression, and pain.
Chia Seeds, Flaxseeds, Walnuts,
Zinc in Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.
Nutmeg and St John Wort
Herbal medicinal products or preparations for neuropathic pain
Topical capsaicin (high concentration) for chronic neuropathic pain in adults.
Cannabis-based medicines for chronic neuropathic pain in adults
Article: Multiple sclerosis symptoms improved with fruit and veg
Influence of Diet in Multiple Sclerosis: A Systematic Review.
Article: Multiple sclerosis: Antioxidant may slow disease progression
Sulfur Rich food
Diet & Doctors
Dr. John McDougall
T Colin Campbell
Coimbra protocol – High Doses of Vitamin D for autoimmune Diseases
Multiple Sclerosis and Plant-Based Nutrition
dr. terry wahls mitochondria diet
Devils Claw – harpogosides
rheumatic and arthritic and digestive problems
side effects can reactivate old ulcers, powerful anti-coagulant can cause internal bleeding. Should never used with aspirin, ibuprofen, NSAIDs and anti-coagulants
white willow bark extract
Boswellia – Frankincense
Foods to Avoid
Nutrition & Multiple Sclerosis
Nutrition Facts in Multiple Sclerosis
The molecular basis of nutritional intervention in multiple sclerosis: a narrative review.
Nutrition facts in multiple sclerosis.
Diet, Gut Microbiota, and Vitamins D + A in Multiple Sclerosis.
Dopamine, T cells and multiple sclerosis (MS).
Fasting-like diet reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms
Is there a link between vitamin B and multiple sclerosis?
Latitude, Vitamin D, Melatonin, and Gut Microbiota Act in Concert to Initiate Multiple Sclerosis: A New Mechanistic Pathway.
Multiple Sclerosis and (lots of) Vitamin D: My Eight-Year Treatment with The Coimbra Protocol for Autoimmune Diseases – Ana Claudia Domene
Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis: The Evidence-based 7 Step Recovery Program – George Jelinek
Wahls Protocol, The : A Radical New Way to Treat All Chronic Autoimmune Conditions Using Paleo Principles – Terry L. Wahls, M.D.
Older Addition – Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis: An Evidence-Based Guide to Recovery – George Jelinek
Natural Remedy Dos and Don’ts for Multiple Sclerosis
Dinosaurs, Donkeys and MS
Tripping On Air
My new Normals
SerpinB1 controls encephalitogenic T helper cells in neuroinflammation
Targeting a rogue T cell prevents and reverses multiple sclerosis in mice