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Why Multiple Sclerosis Strikes More Women Than Men

Multiple sclerosis strikes up to four times as many women as men. We may soon know why. Washington University School of Medicine researchers showed for the first time that women with MS have elevated levels of proteins that can allow immune cells into the brain.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

The best way to prevent proteins from entering into the brain is to maintain a tight blood-brain-barrier (BBB).  This is best accomplished by reducing the levels of inflammation and especially the generation of leukotrienes generated from arachidonic acid.

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