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By May 5, 2024May 13th, 2024Delhi

Speaker: Dr.Vikram A, is a senior consultant in Metabolic Medicine at the University of Birmingham,UK. He is a fellow

In the recent webinar led by Dr.Vikram A, the focus was on empowering individuals living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) to lead fulfilling lives. The Doctor began by shedding light on the lesser-known aspects of MS, emphasizing that it’s more than just an autoimmune condition. Key topics covered included:

  1. Understanding the Body’s Endocannabinoid System, Metabolic Dysfunction, Genetics, and Epigenetics: Dr. Vikram delved into these intricate systems to provide a comprehensive understanding of their role in MS.
  2. Identifying Factors Contributing to Neuroinflammation: Participants gained insights into the various factors that contribute to neuroinflammation and learned strategies to mitigate these risks.
  3. The 4 I’s: MS Triggers (Inflammation, Injury, Immunity, Infection): Dr. Vikram outlined these crucial triggers and their impact on MS progression.
  4. Decoding ‘ABCDEFGH…’: Lifestyle Adaptations: Using a catchy mnemonic, Dr. Vikram presented a list of lifestyle adaptations that can significantly enhance the quality of life for individuals with MS.
  5. Emphasizing the Importance of Deep Sleep (REM) in Remyelination: Practical tips were provided on how to achieve REM sleep, crucial for the remyelination process in MS.
  6. Transforming Daily Activities: Dr. Vikram discussed practical approaches to simplify daily tasks such as cooking and fashion, making them more manageable for individuals with MS.
  7. Adopting an Essentialist Mindset: Participants were encouraged to prioritize essentials over ideals, fostering a more pragmatic approach to managing life with MS.

‘Be an Essentialist, not an Idealist!

The webinar also facilitated an interactive environment where participants had their questions addressed, and interestingly for the first time ever in a National webinar,Poll questions were given to the audience.Dr Vikram reviewed each poll question result providing simple yet impactful tips for everyday life with MS.His insights focussed on practical suggestions to help individuals manage their symptoms and make informed lifestyle choices,empowering them to navigate their journey with confidence.

Overall participants left the webinar feeling empowered and equipped knowledge on how to lead fuller lives despite the challenges posed by MS.

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