Dr. Louis Rosner

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Specialties:

  • Neurology

Location:

  • city, AK

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    What are the health benefits of cloves?

    The active compound in cloves, eugenol, combines with other clove components to make this pungent spice highly antibacterial. It is also anti-inflammatory, and the compound has been studied for use in preventing:
    • Toxicity from environmental pollutants
    • Digestive tract cancers
    • Joint inflammation
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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    How can I tell if I have multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    A true revolution has occurred in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS) with the widespread use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), which can now show a clear picture of MS lesions in the brain and spinal cord. For years, MS had remained one of the most difficult diseases to confirm. But that...Read More
  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    Is Progurt effective in reducing the severity of multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    Progurt is a yogurt product from Australia, newly available in the United States, that makes the following big claim online:

    Progurt has improved the quality of life of sufferers of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Progurt has been known to help long term sufferers of MS as well as those recently diagnosed.

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    Are anti-infection treatments effective for multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    Today, we can successfully treat attacks that are triggered by infection. Beyond that, many attempts have been made to find and prevent the action of an infectious agent that may be the cause of multiple sclerosis (MS) itself. If the "MS agent" is well hidden in the brain or spinal cord, its detection

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    Is calcium aminoethyl phosphate (EAP) treatment recommended for MS?

    Calcium aminoethyl phosphate (calcium EAP), calcium orotate, and phosetamin are part of a therapy advocated for many years by Dr. Hans Nieper of Hanover, Germany, who claims that these compounds act as neurotransmitters that stimulate the central nervous system and also protect the nerves against

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    What are the health benefits of chili peppers?

    Chili peppers contain a substance called capsaicin, which is what makes them so spicy (the more capsaicin it contains, the spicier the pepper). Capsaicin is also an anti-inflammatory compound that, some say, helps with pain relief and many other ailments. This is basically anecdotal. Contrary to

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    If I love a person with MS, should I marry that person?

    Although all the people indirectly involved with multiple sclerosis (MS) have many emotional issues in common, you have one issue to face all on your own. You have to decide if you can deal with getting married or you have to deal with the decision that you can't. Some painful soul-searching is going to be required

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    How can I best help my child's multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    Often a parent is the most devastated when something happens to a child. This can be an extra burden on the person with multiple sclerosis (MS). Not only does that person feel rotten about having the disease, he or she now has to worry about the trauma of the parent. Don't let this get out of hand.

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    What should I do after learning my child has MS?

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) usually strikes at an age when a parent's active child rearing is over. The parent-child roles have been redefined for better or for worse. You, the parent, may finally have begun to enjoy a part of life with less responsibility. With college bills out of the way, you'd been

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    What do stance and gait examination reveal in multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    Examinations of standing and walking can reveal sensory loss, weakness, spasticity, and ataxia. A patient's stance is tested by having the individual stand with the feet together, arms outstretched in front, and eyes open and then closed. This is called the Romberg test. A person who is having trouble

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    What are the pathological reflex tests for multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    The two most common pathological reflex tests are named for the scientists who discovered them. The Hoffman sign occurs when the middle finger is bent back and flicked, and the thumb and index finger jerk instead of remaining still. The Babinski sign occurs when the sole of the foot is stroked along

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    How will I be affected if my spouse has MS?

    When the person with multiple sclerosis (MS) is your spouse, it is quite normal to feel a spectrum of emotions you may be too embarrassed or guilty to admit. Although you, too, vowed to love, honor, and cherish in sickness and in health, you never expected to be put to the test so soon. Now you're worrying

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    Why am I not able to believe that a loved one with MS is sick?

    One of the most common and serious emotional affronts to the person with multiple sclerosis (MS) is denial by those who are close. Especially when symptoms are invisible, it's hard to believe the person with MS is sick at all. In therapy groups from coast to coast, the same story is heard over and

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    How can I get comfortable with the words multiple sclerosis (MS)?

    It's a good idea to get comfortable with the words multiple sclerosis and MS so that you can talk about it more easily with someone who has it. Although it never happened before, somehow now that MS has touched your life, the words seem to get caught in your throat on the way out of your mouth. A

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  • Dr. Louis Rosner - city, AK - Neurology
    Dr. Louis Rosner answered:

    Are feature articles and anecdotes a good information source on MS?

    Feature articles and personal anecdotes are no better. Some are honest and enlightening, such as Moira K. Griffin's "The Courage Not to Fall Apart" in Self magazine (January 1986). In the article, Griffin, an avid runner, writes poignantly:

    Frankly, it's hard not to resent it when some women run by

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