As all u my paleofriends know, MS is a very severe autoimmune disease. The most affected country are the most far to the equator, the canada is the most affected, and in europe, the most affected part is SARDEGNA,an Italian Island... A professor studied this case and found out that a baacteria called Mycobacterium Avium Paratubercolosis is very usual in the milk/dairies/ meat of sardegna, and this virus, from what studied, could also cause Crohns and 1 Type diabete, cause in sardegna, Crohns and MS hit 1 on 200 people. What do u think about? Could a bacteria cause the ms? This study is now started but they found map in the brain of 70% of the ms's affected people.
So, what does the vit D count in all this? The cause of ms could be more then 1?
asked byChico (5)
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on February 04, 2013
at 10:07 PM
IF that's the case, and this bacterium is one of the starter causes of MS/Chron's (it seems that this bacterium causes leaky gut more than anything), then kefir is possibly the only way to combat it in the long term. Kefir is able to even kill C.Diff, that's supposedly impossibly to kill without antibiotics, so I'd suggest the Sardenian people to start brewing their own goat/sheep kefir, and obviously not from raw milk in this case. It's ironic that you'd combat a milk-borne disease with milk, but I'm confident that it could work.
on January 28, 2013
at 01:43 PM
Mycobacterium avium paratuberculosis is commonly called Johnes' disease in livestock, it is a bacterium, not a virus. It infects ruminants, such as cattle, goats and sheep. It's a wasting disease, not particularly pleasant to work with (depopulation is the only way to rid a herd of it). It's everywhere. I imagine that most commercial dairy operations are infected with it, because it's a wasting disease, animals are productive for a few years before being shipped for unthriftiness/unproductivity. All during that time, they are shedding the bacteria via fecal matter.
Introducing this into humans, I'm not surprised it is associated with disorders of the gut (e.g. Crohn's disease), and wouldn't be surprised given the importantance of gut health that it plays roles in other chronic inflammatory/degenerative diseases.
on January 28, 2013
at 10:19 PM