Lyon wrote:You honestly haven't paid enough attention to the conversations if you really believe that.CenterOfGravity wrote:Honestly, I think the healthy skepticism would be taken more seriously if it wasn't 100% unbridled disbelief in the possibility that the CCSVI hypothesis could have some validity.
I personally have said numerous times, once in the last week, that I have hope for the future of CCSVI and that I'd be a fool not to since my wife has MS. I don't know how you even came up with that.
Other symptoms disappeared or, at least, diminished. As a result, Taylor has stopped several medications designed to combat fatigue and muscle spasms and reduced the dose of others.
Her muscle spasms have vanished, though some tremors are still present at night. Once only able to walk short distances with the aid of a cane, she now uses it only for long distances or if she's tired.
"I'm driving the 14 hours to P.E.I. to visit my family," she said. "I usually fly. Even with my husband driving, I used to not be able to sit very long - I couldn't even get to Greely or the east end."
i assume when you attend a wedding you inform the newlyweds that 50% of marriages end in divorce .Lyon wrote:Yes, if I wanted to replace every vestige of science with nothing more than layman opinion, I would have to admit that.Cece wrote:You have to admit, there are a lot of wonderful outcomes out there. I wouldn't be able to post these sorts of quotes if they weren't published in the first place.As long as you feel absolved, nothing is more important to me.Cece wrote:Here is one that I posted where the patient had a neutral nothing-changed sort of outcome:
thornyrose76 wrote:Resulting studies down the road will basically con firm what it looks to be at present, that angioplasty works for some not others.
ikulo wrote:Nicely put Center...
The issue with this particular forum is that we have two very vocal extremes on the opposite side of the argument that drag down the conversation to their level, leaving a vacuum in the middle area where most of the lurkers probably reside.
KDGO wrote:thornyrose76 wrote:Resulting studies down the road will basically confirm what it looks to be at present, that angioplasty works for some not others.
I am not interested in the testing trials as much as the procedural trials. These trials, all perhaps underfunded, the NMSS not funding them are relying on our fundraising help. We have never had Biogen, Teva, etc ask us to help fund their trials...Any ideas?
eric593 wrote:I've also noticed the # of people here reading and/or participating has definitely waned in the past few months. So many people who used to post regularly suddenly vanished without a word or note about how their treatment went.
fogdweller wrote:This spaqce woulod glaadly be fundewd by medical device companies, to wit baloon catheter manufacturers. Probably also IVUS caheter manufactuers, and all the other angiplastyl folks (Dye, guidewires, imaging companies (probably MRI companies for the Haake protocol) etc. We just need to put together the numbers to show a potentially large market (most of the MS patients, and many two or mor procedures).
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