Symptoms of Depression

depressionAccording to Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fourth edition, which is used for diagnosis of depression, the following criteria must be met in order for diagnosis and treatment of depression to take place:
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Depression, MS and CCSVI

depressionEven if you have CCSVI and not MS, the chances are that you will have been diagnosed with MS as the symptoms for both are the same, although the causes differ. Depression is a common symptom of MS and is hard to untangle as it is hard to know if you are depressed as a symptom or depressed because of your situation.  Additionally, each condition can make the other one worse. It is also hard to know if you are depressed because many of the symptoms of MS and depression are similar.

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Does fat cause CCSVI? How a low fat diet can ease MS symptoms.

fat and MSThere have been several studies looking at the relationship between fat in an individual’s diet and its role in causing MS. Whilst some studies have not shown conclusively that fat can cause MS, other research has shown that a low fat diet can slow the progression of the disease quite considerably.

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Your Diet and MS

MS & dietThere are many theories about MS and how it can be caused by certain food types and intolerances, There are also a wide range of diets reported to reduce or reverse the effects of MS.  Although these diets aren’t proven to reverse the effects of Ms, maintaining a healthy, balanced diet is important for everyone, particularly people with an unpredictable, progressive illness such as Multiple Sclerosis.

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