PointsNorth wrote:Perhaps if we PwMS have one valvular issue in one area, we are more likely to have them in another?
Algis wrote:After talking to the pharmacist; she told me that Daflon wasn't sold anymore here and that the Pycnogenol I took before is the closest she can find. After thought we decided to restart Pycnogenol and try to increase the dosage... 2 capsules a day instead of 1 and let's see what will come out of that. I'll start tomorrow morning and will report of any sign.
Darn it anyway! I'd be curious to see if you improve after stopping, then the causal link would be easier to draw.munchkin wrote:Date started:Oct 4th
Dosage:2 pills a day with food
Description of MS:RRMS transitioned to SPMS in 2009, walking with cane and an arm or two.
CCSVI diagnosis:u/s both jugulars between 50% to 75% stenosis
CCSVI treatment (type, date(s), clinic(s): 1st procedure Venoplasty of both IJV's, March/11 Dr.Cumming;
2nd procedure Venoplasty of RIJV, Azygous, and attempt at LIJV, August/11 Dr.Sclafani
CCSVI treatment results:1st treatment 100% improvement in walking, sensation in fingers, cold sensitivity, fatigue, bladder control, ability to sleep through the night, mood, ability to use hands, ataxia, and foot drop. 2nd treatment: Was starting to have improved walking but within 1 week that started to disappear, only lasting improvement is a sense of control over my internal muscles.
Daflon 500mg results:
Oct 11 - One week results and I will stop taking Daflon. I have had some spasms in the area of my stenosis in my jugular and am having more balance issues and weakness in my hands. This might just be a coincidence.
1eye, super glad Pycnogenol is helping your infected foot. Enjoy your dreams!
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