Dr. Paolo Zamboni explaining his discovery of CCSVI. The explanation and procedure seems simple to understand and logical, however not enough research has corroborated his research, and a number of scientists and researchers feel that patients are being misled by this theory. What do you think about Dr. Zamboni and his CCSVI campain?
Cases like these may show some sign of hope. However, what if it did not go so well like it has for some people who have undergone the treatment? Is further evidence necessary before patients are allowed to undergo this procedure?
Love stories are often seen as cheesy, and are also sometimes seen to be as myths. However, this video shows a true story of a loving wife, who stuck to her vows of never leaving her husbands side even in sickness. Her commitment led her to researching multiple sclerosis herself, finding out more about it, and then stumbling accross the controversial CCSVI treatment involving venoplasty. This “Liberation Treatment” had changed the life of Jeff and Joan Beal forever, however her hope to raise awareness of CCSVI requires more independant research. What are your views of CCSVI and Dr. Zamboni’s “liberation treatment”?
The geographical distribution of Multiple Sclerosis.
The number of inhabitants living with multiple sclerosis increase with the shade of colour. It is hypothesised that countries that are further away from the equator are higher in its prevalence of MS because they receive little sunlight and therefore less vitamin D. This could explain the pattern and distribution of MS globally.
A story of strength, hope, bravery, commitment and determination. Beauty is truly in the struggle.