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Multiple sclerosis, what is it? Multiple sclerosis - abbreviated MS - is a chronic inflammatory disease of the brain and spinal cord, which is to demyelination (demyelination) is certain nerve fibers.The Mark is a fatty layer around these nerve fibers. It is equipped with 30 to 80 diseases to 100,000 people a fairly common disease of the central nervous system, which is usually in early adulthood - begins - approximately between 20 and 40 years.

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Multiple Sclerosis News

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Multiple Sclerosis is a type of chronic nervous system disease that can cause numbness, blurred vision, speech impairment and paralysis. In addition to these, its symptoms can be trouble walking, muscles fatigue or spasms, sexual problems, poor bladder or bowel control, depression or memory issues.

It is, however, a rare disease in which the immune cells attack neurons by damaging the fatty, protective layer around them. This layer is called “myelin sheath” that is used in the insulation of the neuron transmitting signals just as the plastic protects telephonic cables.

Multiple Sclerosis disorder results in knocking out the vision, body balance, muscle coordination and disabled cell-to-cell communication. Moreover, environmental factors may affect like obesity, lack of vitamin D, viral infections, etc.

To cure this disease, various MS therapies, MRI detects, and medical remedies are used.

Multiple Sclerosis News:

A huge amount of research is carried out on Multiple Sclerosis, and the findings are summarized as:

  • Quitting smoking may result in Multiple Sclerosis preventions
  • Breast-feeding can lower the risk of Multiple Sclerosis relapse for mothers having it already
  • Latest research proves that using drugs that activate brain stem cells may reverse Multiple Sclerosis effects
  • Having excessive vitamin D supplements can reduce Multiple sclerosis risks
  • Low intake of salt can be effective with patients having MS
  • Latest research highlights the discovery of a mechanism that guides the immune system cells and proves beneficial for treatment of MS
  • Exercise can help children with MS to avoid MS becoming intense
  • Discovery of the factors responsible for slowing down the cognitive abilities of patients
  • Use of melatonin in treating MS
  • Myelin repairment may prove effective in curing MS
  • Mental visual imaging can have a significant role in the well being of patients with MS
  • Nanosensors are used in the early stage detection of MS
  • Poor sleep is one of the factors of MS
  • Glial brain cells can prove beneficial in treating neurological conditions
  • MS may cause earlier deaths
  • People drinking excess of coffee may have a decreased risk of MS
  • A new research suggests that women having stomach ulcers or bacterias may be less likely to develop MS
  • Medical marijuana may treat some cases of MS
  • Discovery of certain non-medicated approaches and drug-free tactics for the cure of MS
  • Study reveals that brain network handles changes in cognitive processes in patients with MS
  • Alarming increase in the cost of MS drugs
  • Brain-boosting activities like brain storming, tasks activating the brain neurons can be helpful in patients with MS
  • A recent discovery proves that melatonin levels can help minimizing MS flare-ups
  • Emergence of OCT imaging technique for Multiple Sclerosis
  • Clinical studies of Cannabinoid capsules for treating Mspatients
  • Findings related to comorbidities causing MS fatigue or pain
  • Study show that MS grows faster in people who continue smoking in comparison to those who quit after the diagnosis

Dry mouth and diabetes

 

dry mouth diabetesIt’s amazing how much our mouths are linked to our health and wellness. Our mouth is the first step in our digestive process and can help guard us from bacteria and infections. The good health of our mouths is crucial in the control of diabetes.

Dry mouth

One of the most common oral health problems from diabetics is dry mouth or altered salivary flow. When we eat, our teeth, mouth muscles, face, and jaw grind the food into smaller pieces to be easily digested in the stomach and intestine. The saliva in our mouths prevents infections by controlling bacteria as well as moisten and cleanse the mouth of acids. It makes it possible for us to chew and swallow our food, as well as taste it. Saliva washes away dead skin cells that stick on our gums, tongues, and cheeks. Dry mouth occurs when the saliva production is decreased, causing discomfort and making it hard to digest food.

Many times, dry mouth is caused by side effects of illnesses or medications. Over 500 prescription and nonprescription medications are known to have a side effect of dry mouth. Medications meant for high blood pressure and heart problems are also used to manage diabetes in many patients. Other medications that typically cause dry mouth are used for depression, anxiety, and allergies. Anti-psychotics, muscle relaxers, sedatives, and anti-inflammatory medications are also known to cause dry mouth. Caffeinated beverages and alcohol are also known to cause dry mouth and should be limited.

Precautions

Talk with your doctor or pharmacist about the side effects of your medications before taking them. If dry mouth is typically a side effect, your doctor may be able to switch your medication. If you know you are prone to dry mouth, be sure to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water. It’s important for patients with diabetes to stay hydrated not only to prevent dry mouth, but to also improve their overall health. Visit your dentist every six months for a cleaning and evaluation to minimize oral health issues associated with dry mouth and diabetes. Keeping your oral health under control can significantly improve the control of your diabetes.

Dental care for dry mouth

A diabetes patient with dry mouth can develop an oral care routine to help with symptoms of dry mouth. Here are some ways to improve your dry mouth:

  • Take care of your teeth and mouth at least four time a day, specifically after meals and before bedtime
  • Rinse and wipe mouth after each meal
  • Brush and rinse any removable dental appliances after eating
  • Use toothpaste with fluoride and avoid any with peroxide or alcohol
  • Drink plenty of water throughout the day
  • Apply prescription fluoride to the mouth at bedtime
  • Avoid drinks and foods with high sugar content
  • Avoid salty foods
  • Avoid acidic drinks and foods as well as diet sodas
  • Avoid mouthwashes and rinses that contain alcohol
  • Use lip balm regularly
  • Try salivary substitutes or artificial saliva products. Talk with your doctor to find the best for you
  • In severe cases of dry mouth, your doctor may want you to use pilocarpine

Common reasons for dry mouth associated with diabetes

  • Side effects of medications
  • Neuropathy
  • Dehydration
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Hyperglycemia
  • Mouth breathing
  • Smoking

Clinical signs of dry mouth

  • Loss of moisture
  • Dryness of oral membranes
  • Cracked corners of mouth
  • Gingivitis
  • Trouble wearing dentures
  • Mucositis
  • Yeast infection
  • Mouth sores
  • Cavities