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does ms run in families

Postby baffled » Sat Jan 14, 2012 2:17 pm

I was really interested to hear there could be a gene that identifies the risk of ms, i have ms with four aunties ( mum's sister's ) and 2 cousins female and all have either lupis, addisons and raynhaurds anyone else found a similar pattern in there family i am interested as i have daughter who at 9 already is showing signs of raynhaurd's

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Re: does ms run in families

Postby maynaka » Thu Feb 16, 2012 2:18 pm


I have three siblings, 12 aunts and uncles (from both parents, not by marriage) and many cousins.

To my knowledge, I am the only one with very well could run in families, not just mine.

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Re: does ms run in families

Postby LR1234 » Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:22 am

Aunt had MS and mum has hashimotos
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Re: does ms run in families

Postby Taurus » Wed Apr 04, 2012 1:15 am

Never heard of MS in my family before. I am the only one :oops:
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Re: does ms run in families

Postby billiechic » Fri May 18, 2012 6:34 am

My twin sister (fraternal) has MS but has not been diagnosed yet. Her symptoms started about a year after mine did. My older half sister is also suspected of having MS, as been diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue, and has been investigated for lupus, fibromyalgia and a myriad of other autoimmune issues.

Obviously the "risk" for a half-sibling like my older sister should be very low (about half of 3-4%) so about 2% chance.

Despite symptoms even worse than mine, the MS specialist would not diagnose my twin sister, as there were only a few lesions on her MRI, all that could have been caused by concussions she reported.
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Re: does ms run in families

Postby MSBOB » Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:54 pm

Mom has MS. Grandma had Parkinson's. I got MS.
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Re: does ms run in families

Postby NHE » Mon Jul 30, 2012 9:51 pm

I had a grandfather that had Parkinson's.
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Re: does ms run in families

Postby lyndacarol » Tue Jul 31, 2012 4:04 pm

I was adopted as an infant, but I know that my biological father has MS.
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Re: does ms run in families

Postby lou269 » Sun Nov 11, 2012 9:50 pm

Mother (34)diagnosed 1986, myself(male35) 2004 a female (42) cousin 2009? Worked for someones wife had MS and her 2 sisters? Here in Maine.
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Re: does ms run in families

Postby dez2000 » Tue Nov 13, 2012 4:37 pm

Families often have the same diet and lifestyle and prone to the same health Problems. Families that have a balanced diet, consume few processed foods, sugars or junk foods are usually healthier. With vitamin c and supplements even better. Son, daughter, brother and I have few health if any health problems that I know of. My brother has asthma from working in sawmills most of his life. A little over two years ago my brother, the golfer was about give up both gulf and dancing because of breathing difficulties. I was finally able too get him to take vitamin C, despite, his wife’s, the retired postal clerk who does not approve anything not government sanctioned. In less than a week was playing better golf was dancing again. Two weeks later he sold his golf cart. He is only 79. He has curvature of the spine caused by a vitamin C shortage when a teen ager.
The study of Dr F R Klenner’s life, as doctor in Reidsville NC is a classic example of a daring pioneer in medicine who chose to cure, not just treat his patients. Let him become your doctor. The Klenner Protocol is his cure for MS. …dez...
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Re: does ms run in families

Postby brent » Sun Sep 15, 2013 11:27 pm

As far as I know some distant cousin of mine has ms. Is there any new research on whether or not ms has a genetic component?
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