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What is Myelin? by stuart Patient Expert Myelin is the insulating sheath surrounding nerve cells…the white matter coating our nerves... themselves around axons, the threadlike extensions of neurons that make up nerve fibers. Each oligodendrocyte...
Enzymes May Be Key to Myelin Repair by Kim F. Patient Expert , primarily myelin, the insulation that surrounds and protects nerve fibers. Several studies have indicated...) and colleagues have found two enzymes that may serve as markers of progressive MS and nerve fiber injury...
Epidermal nerve fiber density assessment: probably not worth doing in-house by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven to assess for nerve fiber density. Since that post, I have heard that this test is not something to be taken... these concerns, I'll likely recommend Therapath to any clinician looking for an epidermal nerve fiber density...
Is anyone assessing epidermal nerve fiber density in skin biopsies? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven , the result is "reported as the average number of nerve fibers that cross the basement membrane at the dermal... that "skin biopsy for the determination of epidermal nerve fiber density is the most sensitive test for small...
His research did suggest how nerve cells lose their electrically insulating layers of myelin by stuart Patient Expert insulating layers of myelin. This ultimately rendered the nervous system unable to conduct nerve impulses... to our understanding of the conduction of electrical impulses in peripheral nerves — particularly nerves in the face...
Tysabri may treat myelin sheath damage from MS by stuart Patient Expert myelin sheath that protects nerve fibers. Results from this study support the continued investigation... patients are caused by damage to the myelin sheath that surrounds and protects nerve cells. In this study...
touching a nerve by Joan H. Patient Expert My most recent article in LCL Mag, Snack Attack has generated almost as much e-mail response in only one day as my previous columns had, to date. I was concerned that the subject wasn't "low carb" enough, but a
What's the deal with the subcortical U-fibers? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven being the "slowest myelinating fibers within the nervous system", he is not talking about conduction velocity... implies, myelinated fibers just at the junction of the gray matter and the white matter which travel...
Best Post of March '09: What's the deal with subcortical U-fibers? by Dr. Brian M. Medical DoctorHealth Maven being the "slowest myelinating fibers within the nervous system", he is not talking about conduction velocity... implies, myelinated fibers just at the junction of the gray matter and the white matter which travel...
Genetics Home Reference: small fiber neuropathy by nih.gov What other names do people use for small fiber neuropathy? SFN SFNP small nerve fiber neuropathy... November 2012 What is small fiber neuropathy? Small fiber neuropathy is a condition...

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Causes ... Multiple sclerosis (MS) occurs as a result of damage to the nerve fibers of your central nervous system. Your central n ... » Read on
Treatment ... em. They may also help to reduce the amount of fluid around any nerve fiber damage. As steroids may cause long-term side ef ... » Read on