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  1. Complementary & Alternative Medicines : National Multiple ... Complementary & Alternative Medicines. See what is known about the effectiveness and safety of CAM strategies — and how to integrate complementary or alternative medicines into comprehensive MS care.
  2. Complementary and Alternative Medicines : National ... With this book, readers will be able to find other options that may provide symptomatic relief when conventional therapies are limited,learn about potentially dangerous interactions between CAM therapies and medical treatments used in the management of MS, identify CAM therapies that are effective, low risk and inexpensive, and recognize ineffective, dangerous or costly alternative therapies.
  3. Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple ... Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis, 2nd Edition is completely updated throughout, and reflects the advances in the field since the first edition’s publication in 2001. There is a new chapter on low-dose Naltrexone and a pivotal section on integrating conventional and alternative medicines.
  4. Clinical Trial: Complementary and Alternative Medicine ... Funding: PCORI Description The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of two delivery models of an evidence-based complementary alternative medicine (CAM) program that combines neurorehabilitative (functional) exercise, Yoga and Pilates for individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS).
  5. Chiropractic Therapy : National Multiple Sclerosis Society The goal of chiropractic therapy is to restore normal function to joints and their supporting structure, especially the vertebral column and pelvis. ... Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis (book) Find Book. Clear Thinking About Alternative Therapies (.pdf) Download Brochure. Complementary & Alternative Medicines.
  6. Gilenya : National Multiple Sclerosis Society Gilenya® is a new class of medication called a sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor modulator, which is thought to act by retaining certain white blood cells (lymphocytes) in the lymph nodes, thereby preventing those cells from crossing the blood-brain barrier into the central nervous system (CNS). Preventing the entry of these cells into the CNS reduces inflammatory damage to nerve cells.
  7. Low-Dose Naltrexone : National Multiple Sclerosis Society At significantly lower doses, low-dose Naltrexone has been used off-label as a treatment for various types of cancers, HIV/AIDS, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), emphysema, as well as multiple sclerosis (MS) and other autoimmune diseases.
  8. Meds Used Off Label : National Multiple Sclerosis Society The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides regulations, guidelines and evaluation to assure that drugs, vaccines, other biological products and medical devices intended for human use are safe and effective.The FDA has approved a number of medications to treat MS. Individual response to these FDA-approved MS disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) is variable, and each DMT has ...
  9. Treating primary progressive MS : National Multiple ... One medication -- Ocrevus® (ocrelizumab) -- has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of primary-progressive MS (PPMS) as well as for relapsing forms of MS, which include clinically isolated syndrome, relapsing-remitting disease (RRMS) and active secondary progressive disease (SPMS with relapses). The disease-modifying therapies work primarily by ...
  10. Medications : National Multiple Sclerosis Society Medications are used in multiple sclerosis (MS) to modify the disease course, treat relapses — also called attacks or exacerbations — and manage symptoms.Along with the other essential components of comprehensive MS care, these medications help people manage their MS and enhance their comfort and quality of life.