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brain inflammation

  1. SWAlexander

    SARS-CoV-2 infection and persistence in the human body and brain at autopsy

    Abstract Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is known to cause multi-organ dysfunction1,2,3 during acute infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), with some patients experiencing prolonged symptoms, termed post-acute sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 (refs. 4,5). However...
  2. daveu

    Fasting for reducing inflammation? (and hopefully neuroinflammation?)

    Hi there, My name is Dave. I currently present as about 65% on the ME Disability Scale. I recently read this excellent article about what we can do to keep our brain healthy and help reduce the onset & severity of dementia. I was interested in whether fasting can help brain health so I asked...
  3. leokitten

    A systematic review of neurological impairments in myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome using neuroimaging techniques

    This is a pretty well done and thorough review paper, makes for a good reference to find papers you might've read long ago on particular neuroimaging studies of ME. While most, if not all, the neuroimaging studies in ME had fairly small sample sizes (due to abysmal ME funding!) and most used...
  4. F

    A symptom I didn't tell my doctor but should have: phantom smells

    I always figured "smelling things that aren't there" would be something a doctor would have maybe not heard of and not know what to do with, but turns out it's a thing. Also, it's neurological. https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/phantom-smells-may-be-sign-trouble-n890271 It's usually...
  5. Hip

    Completely eliminated my severe anxiety symptoms with three supplements!

    I had hellish, unrelenting generalized anxiety disorder for several years, and, having tried hundreds of supplements (as well as SSRI drugs and TCA drugs) in my frantic efforts to treat it, I recently found 3 supplements that seem to pretty much eliminate my anxiety! ➤ The first and most potent...
  6. Hip

    Non-Standard Anti-Anxiety Treatment

    Brain Inflammation and Anxiety I am posting this in case anyone is interested in the non-standard anti-anxiety approach I used to cure my extremely high levels of anxiety (generalized anxiety disorder). This approach may well help others suffering with anxiety. This protocol may be very useful...
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