Low dose naltrexone

November 11, 2007

Have you heard of Low Dose Naltrexone or LDN?  It's a medication used in high doses to treat addiction. When used in low does (2-4 mg per day) it has wonderful, life changing effects with illnesses such as Crohn's Dis...

Aug 19,2007

November 11, 2007

Sometimes I get so tired of adjusting my life, and my family's life around this thing called multiple sclerosis. Granted, my symptoms are mild in comparison to most. I can still walk, and still have 95% control over a...

Aug 9,2007

November 11, 2007

I have a sweet tooth, and chocolate is my downfall. So, when my 11 yr old brought home a bag of Tootsie Rolls a week ago, I knew I was in trouble. I hid them in the back of a cabinet and promised myself I'd stay away ...

Cross country move

November 11, 2007

I've been quiet, not for lack of something to say, but lack of time. We just completed 2000 mile move, and for a family of 8, that is no small task. We're getting settled now, and finding a working routine in our new ...

Jan 29,2007

November 11, 2007

The most important supplement I take is Fish Oil. It's a natural anti-inflammatory, lowers cholesterol, helps rebuild myelin, and can also help stabilize moods. http://ibdcrohns.about.com/cs/alternremedies/a/fishoili...

Aug 19,2006

November 11, 2007

No real news from the Neurologist. More tests. He's ordered three neuro tests and suggested a spinal tap. I've scheduled the neuro tests, but refused the spinal tap. The idea of them inserting a needle into my spine, ...

Aug, 19 2006

November 11, 2007

It's finally here. The long awaited Neurologist appointment is today at noon. There is a part of me that's dreading this appointment. I'm expecting more of the same, "gotta do more tests" or" there's nothing wrong wit...