Your Viewpoint section recently mentioned my work and the research we are doing into MS (WDDTY vol 8, no 5).
I am at the moment conducting a study on my MS patients which involves detection of food intolerance and specific testing of stressed organs. One really interesting point that is being highlighted is that so far, every MS patient has a degree of stress on the small intestine and in particular the ileum, where B12 is absorbed. As Dr Patrick Kingsley stated in an earlier issue of WDDTY (vol 7 no 11), B12 deficiency is a major problem in MS. We are at the moment working on the detection of bacteria overload in the small intestine and using Great Smokies Diagnostic Laboratory testing to identify this. I believe that every MS person must be individually assessed, because in every case we may be looking at a different problem.
I am now more than ever convinced that MS is multi factorial and is very much involved with digestion. Susie Cornell, Under Pressure, Chelmsford, Essex.