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Is MS caused due to the deficiency of adenosine-5-monophosphate?

Louis Rosner
Neurology

Also known as C3A5MP, Adenosine-5-Monophosphate is a chemical found normally in the nerves and muscles. In the 1950s a doctor who had MS self-administered this chemical, believing that multiple sclerosis (MS) might be caused by a deficiency of it. He claimed his MS improved and stayed better, but trials in many clinics failed to support his findings.

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Too often, multiple sclerosis is thought of only as "the crippler of young adults." But in fact, 75 percent of all people with MS will never need a wheelchair. In Multiple Sclerosis, Dr. Louis J....

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