Helping Multiple Sclerosis (MS) symptoms with diet, nutrition and supplements

I was diagnosed with RRMS in 2015 and was offered Lemtrada or Tysabri as my treatment options due to the large number of lesions in my brain and on my spinal cord. I made an informed choice (after lots of research) not to take either of these options but rather control my Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis through nutrition, diet and supplements.

It's now 2021 and I am the best I've been (so far) since my diagnosis - no my MS hasn't 'gone' but my symptoms are vastly less and the number of lesions showing on my MRIs (done annually) have reduced year on year.

So, will this work for everyone, no, probably not, but if you're terrified of needles (I am) and hate the idea of being pumped full of drugs (I am) and willing to risk the possibility of a relapse (I am) then I guess I am proof (at the moment) that you can control your RRMS with nutrition, diet and supplements. 

An important fact to remember is I that had/have the advice, guidance and expertise of my partner, who is a Clinical Nutritionist and Researcher (amongst other things). So, if you are considering taking a similar route then I strongly suggest you seek advice and guidance before doing so and during to support your journey. 

What I don't eat...

When you've read the below, you will have a better understanding as to why I've set up this website... basically I struggled to cope with not eating any carbs or sugars so for my own sanity had to find alternatives. I then realised that lots of people are in the same boat, so thought I'd best source and share these products so no one has to struggle. 

 

Basically I don't consume any Inflammatory Foods or drinks i.e. 

  • Any Sugar including sweets, chocolate, cakes, cereal, cookies, cakes, puddings etc
  • Fruit sugars including fruit and fruit juice
  • Any Grains or refined Carbohydrates including bread, cake, cereal, pasta, cookies, pastries etc 
  • Trans Fats i.e. margarine, fast food, fried food etc
  • Vegetable oils
  • Potato
  • Alcohol
  • Processed Meats i.e. smoked meat, jerky 

For much of the above I have found non-inflammatory alternatives to satisfy my cravings like that are sugar free, grain free, low carb, keto etc you can find these on my online shop at this link and the ones I've struggled to source directly I've made a page with the Amazon links

Supplements I take to help reduce my RRMS symptoms:

Organic Prebiotic Inulin
Organic Prebiotic Inulin
Mushroom Complex 6
Mushroom Complex 6
Maximum Strength Vitamin D
Maximum Strength Vitamin D
Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract
Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract

Phosphatidylserine
Phosphatidylserine for memory, learning & concentration
Solgar Alpha Lipoic Acid
Solgar Alpha Lipoic Acid
Pantothenic Acid
Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5) - for mental performance
NAC (N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine) 600 mg
NAC (N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine) 600 mg to prevent bladder or neurologic damage

USANA Vita-Antioxidants & Core Minerals™ Cellsentials®
USANA Vita-Antioxidants & Core Minerals™ Cellsentials®
USANA BiOmega®
USANA BiOmega® fish oil
USANA PROFLAVANOL® C100
USANA PROFLAVANOL® C100 - Vitamin C
USANA MAGNECAL D™
USANA MAGNECAL D™ Magnesium & Calcium

USANA® PROBIOTIC
USANA® PROBIOTIC
L-Glutamine- 550g
L-Glutamine- 550g as a fuel for my immune system
Pure Bio DHA Liquid
Pure Bio DHA Liquid for brain development

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS & GUT HEALTH

The main goal in nutriment is to find ways to regenerate the body using nutrition with the premise to engineer better cells each time the damaged cells are replaced. The information below is a little about my journey..