Per Schmidt Sørensen

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Headache and facial pain are among the most common, disabling and costly disorders in Europe. Correct diagnosis and treatment is important for achieving a high quality of care. As a national organisation whose role is to educate and advocate for the needs of patients with primary headaches, the Danish Headache Society has set up a task force to develop a(More)
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is an established therapy for a number of neuroimmune disorders, including Guillain-Barré syndrome and chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyneuropathy. IVIG exerts a number of effects that may be beneficial in multiple sclerosis (MS): reduction of inflammation, inhibition of macrophages, and promotion of remyelination.(More)
High-dose antioxidant supplementation has recently been recommended for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. This study tests the clinical safety, the glutathione peroxidase (GSH-px) activity, and the absorption of selenium during such supplementation. Eighteen MS patients were given 6 tablets especially made for this study, equivalent to 6 mg sodium selenite,(More)
High-dose antioxidant supplementation has recently been recommended for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. This study tests the clinical safety, the glutathione peroxidase (GSH-px) activity, and the absorption of selenium during such supplementation. Eighteen MS patients were given 6 tablets especially made for this study, equivalent to 6 mg sodium selenite,(More)
Glutathione peroxidase, one of the major antioxidants in the human brain, has been found to have decreased activity in patients suffering from multiple sclerosis (MS). This study compares the activity of lymphocyte glutathione peroxidase (L-GSH-px) in MS patients suffering from acute relapses with clinically stable MS patients and with control patients(More)
Sleep apnea has been overlooked for many years. However new studies show, that sleep apnea is very prevalent. Approximately 2-5 per cent of the adult population suffer from obstructive sleep apnea. Sleep apnea is related to several symptoms including hypersomnia, headache and cognitive dysfunctions. Sleep apnea is probably a risk factor for cardio- and(More)
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