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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   I am returning for session two from an earlier chat this am my time.
Doctor :hi
User :   I do not understand how to obtain session 2. I had to sign in again and pay another fee
Doctor :   So , this is which week you are in ?
User :   I signed in this morning but you were not there. Is it only week by week
Doctor :   no , i mentioned every session of 3 weeks
User :   Okay, I will get to the point. Your suggestion regarding the wine addiction has helped and I have been able to stop drinking all together and the moment and return to yoga practice. I have another inquery. I have myasthenia gravis and am on an immunosuppressive medication to mitigate symtoms. It is working very well but of course I would like to be in complete remission if possible. In your vedic medical practice do you know of helpful suggestions regarding autoimmune dysfunction.
Doctor :   no , the best available remedy for Myasthenia is in allopathy
Doctor :   as the disease is not defined in vedic medicine
Doctor :   only some foods which can slowly enhance the immunity can be found , but they will no where help the disease
User :   Please elaborate allpathy. I am not familiar with it
Doctor :   its the regular medicines
Doctor :   May i know what medications you are on ?
User :   Tacrolimus only. I was on Prednisone for a couple of years and had many bad side effects
Doctor :   Ok , these medications do constitute allopathy
User :   So I cannot heal myself
Doctor :   there is no complete cure but the treatment is good with the medicines you are on
Doctor :   i can advice you some diet to add up to the treatment
User :   Is autoimmune disease a new disease on earth. I would appreciate diet advice.
Doctor :   no , they date back centuries , but the pathogenesis ( disease process) is recently discovered
Doctor :   ok, since the disease involves the synaptic( joining) ends of the nerves strengthening the nerves will help here
Doctor :   foods containing VIT B12 ( cynacobalamine ) are really helpful
User :   Okay. Could a deficiency of that vitamin have triggered. I am omos out of time
User :   willl call back next week
Doctor :   Non Veg + beef, liver ,egg ,pork chicken breast and liver
Doctor :   no , it is not due to deficiency of vit
User :   thank you namaste
Doctor :   its due to auto immune attack on the nerve endings
Doctor :   you are welcome
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