Diet

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Environmental Factors  and Risk

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Vitamin D and Sunlight

  1. Dankers W1, Colin EM2, van Hamburg JP1, Lubberts E1. Vitamin D in Autoimmunity: Molecular Mechanisms and Therapeutic Potential.  Front Immunol. 2017 Jan 20;7:697. doi: 10.3389/fimmu.2016.00697. eCollection 2016. Link
  2. Caccamo D1, Ricca S2, Currò M3, Ientile R4. Health Risks of Hypovitaminosis D: A Review of New Molecular Insights. Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Mar 17;19(3). pii: E892. doi: 10.3390/ijms19030892. Link

Microbes and Leaky Gut

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  2. Fasano A1. Leaky gut and autoimmune diseases. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2012 Feb;42(1):71-8. doi: 10.1007/s12016-011-8291-x. Link
  3. Julian R Marchesi,1,2 David H Adams,3 Francesca Fava,4 Gerben D A Hermes,5,6 Gideon M Hirschfield,3 Georgina Hold,7 Mohammed Nabil Quraishi,3 James Kinross,8 Hauke Smidt,5 Kieran M Tuohy,4 Linda V Thomas,9 Erwin G Zoetendal,5,6 and Ailsa Hart10 The gut microbiota and host health: a new clinical frontier. Gut. 2016 Feb; 65(2): 330–339.  Link
  4. Calvani R1, Picca A1, Lo Monaco MR1, Landi F1, Bernabei R1, Marzetti E1. Of Microbes and Minds: A Narrative Review on the Second Brain Aging. Front Med (Lausanne). 2018 Mar 2;5:53. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2018.00053. eCollection 2018. Link

 

Therapeutic Lifestyle

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  2. Wahls TL1, Reese DKaplan DDarling WG. Rehabilitation with neuromuscular electrical stimulation leads to functional gains in ambulation in patients with secondary progressive and primary progressive multiple sclerosis: a case series report.  J Altern Complement Med. 2010 Dec;16(12):1343-9. doi: 10.1089/acm.2010.0080. Link.
  3. Bisht B, Darling WG, Grossmann RE, Shivapour ET, Lutgendorf SK, Snetselaar LG, Hall MJ, Zimmerman MB, Wahls TL. A multimodal intervention for patients with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis: feasibility and effect on fatigue. J Altern Complement Med. 2014 May;20(5):347-55. doi: 10.1089/acm.2013.0188. Epub 2014 Jan 29. Link
  4. Babita Bisht,1 Warren G Darling,2 E Torage Shivapour,3 Susan K Lutgendorf,4–6 Linda G Snetselaar,7 Catherine A Chenard,1 Terry L Wahls1,8 Multimodal intervention improves fatigue and quality of life in subjects with progressive multiple sclerosis: a pilot study.  Degenerative Neurological and Neuromuscular Disease Feb 2015: 5 pages 19-35.  Link
  5. Lee JE, Bisht B, Hall MJ, Rubenstein LM, Louison R, Klein DT, Wahls TL. A Multimodal, Nonpharmacologic Intervention Improves Mood and Cognitive Function in People with Multiple Sclerosis. J Am Coll Nutr. 2017 Mar-Apr;36(3):150-168. doi: 10.1080/07315724.2016.1255160. Epub 2017 Apr 10. Link
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Exercise and sleep

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  2. Pinto AJ1, Roschel H2, de Sá Pinto AL3, Lima FR4, Pereira RMR5, Silva CA6, Bonfá E7, Gualano B8. Physical inactivity and sedentary behavior: Overlooked risk factors in autoimmune rheumatic diseases? Autoimmun Rev. 2017 Jul;16(7):667-674. doi: 10.1016/j.autrev.2017.05.001. Epub 2017 May 4. Link
  3. Hughes AJ1, Dunn KM2,3, Chaffee T2. Sleep Disturbance and Cognitive Dysfunction in Multiple Sclerosis: a Systematic Review. Curr Neurol Neurosci Rep. 2018 Jan 29;18(1):2. doi: 10.1007/s11910-018-0809-7. Link

Health Psychology

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