Navigation Links
Effect Of Cooling And Exercise To Be Analyzed In Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a form of autoimmune disorder that occurs in individuals who produce antibodies against their own cells or tissues. In multiple sclerosis, the antibodies are directed towards the fatty sheaths around nerve cells. //

Fatigue is the most common symptom of the disease. It can be to a certain extent by aerobic exercise. One of the limitations in this regard is that MS appears to cause the body to heat up more quickly, leading to a compromise on the exercise potential.

A new study targeted towards providing a better quality of life for these patents will investigate if cooling the body before or during exercise would allow for longer hours of exercise. The study also will determine the effects of a 12-week aerobic exercise program on fitness, core and skin temperature, and heat flux in MS patients.

Exercise can build up strength and endurance, reduce depression and increase endorphins, the chemicals in the brain responsible for positive moods. This should however be done correctly to reap the maximum beneficial effect.

The study would be conducted in two phases on a group of 60 persons with the disease. During the first phase, which will comprise four weeks, each participant will exercise under a different cooling condition each week (no cooling; cooling before exercise by wearing a specially designed, temperature-controlled cooling vest; cooling during exercise while wearing the vest, and cooling using a method of their choosing other than the vest) to determine how different cooling methods affect exercise performance and core body temperature.

The patients will also swallow a temperature pill developed by the NASA that would transmit the temperature reading to an external monitor during its travel through the human body.

Various physiological measurements that will help enable the identification of the effect and effectiveness of the cooling measures adopted. It is hoped that the coolin g would help increase the exercise capability in MS patients, thereby improving their functionality and cardiovascular status.


'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. New Way to "See" Genes, Evaluate Effectiveness of Gene Therapies Discovered
2. Inhaled Steroids Safe & Effective for Children with Asthma
3. Acupuncture May Help Chemotherapy Side Effects
4. ZD1839 Proves Effective - A Breakthrough in fighting Lung Cancer
5. Fluoride Found Effective in Osteoporosis
6. Aspirin and Warfarin Are Equally Effective for Stroke Prevention
7. Implantable Contact Lens Found Safe and Effective
8. Effective And Economical Agent For Anthrax
9. Stem Cell Transplants May Be Effective For MS Patients
10. Chemotherapy Pill Has Fewer Side Effects Than IV
11. Effect of Osteosarcoma predicted by scans
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:5/4/2016)... ... , ... Recognizing that lifestyle medicine is essential to health and healthcare, ... Katz, MD, MPH, president of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, as their first ... gratifying,” said Katz. “There is so much opportunity to add years to lives, and ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... ... The preeminent surgical aftercare facility Pearl Recovery Retreat was pleased to provide ... 2016, the 61-year-old model and reality TV star was diagnosed with early stage ductal ... according to an interview with the Daily Mail Online . , Following ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... , ... May 04, 2016 ... ... compression and support for knees, ankles, and elbows. Engineered with athletes in ... 3D flat-bed manufacturing (opposed to ineffective circular knitting, common in the industry) ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... Angeles, California (PRWEB) , ... May 04, 2016 , ... ... Cancer Research (AACR) honors the month of May as National Cancer Research Month. According ... 1.6 million new diagnoses of cancer with predications of one in four Americans dying ...
(Date:5/4/2016)... ... 04, 2016 , ... International Conference on Obesity and Chronic ... at Las Vegas. It aims to bring together academicians, scientists, dietitians, surgeons, physicians, ... across the globe; making the conference a perfect platform to share experience and ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/3/2016)... 3, 2016 Norgine ... sie einen entscheidenden Meilenstein durch diese Veröffentlichung ... zum Handeln, um Patientenresultate  bei Verdauungs- und ... Fortschritten im Verständnis der Hepatischen Enzephalopathie bei ... für Hepatische Enzephalopathie in der Öffentlichkeit zu ...
(Date:5/2/2016)...  While nearly three-quarters of Americans (71%) are aware ... health, only about half report taking any steps to ... a new survey announced today by Hologic (Nasdaq: ... Osteoporosis Month, Hologic is raising awareness of this major ... Americans. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes ...
(Date:4/29/2016)... April 29, 2016 ReportsnReports.com ... 2016" market research report that provides an overview ... analysis at various stages, therapeutics assessment by drug ... (RoA) and molecule type, along with latest updates, ... reviews key players involved in the therapeutic development ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: