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Is this possible MS?

Hi everyone,

Just wanted to run by all of you my symptoms. I will be getting an MRI on my brain with contrast next week. Any feedback is appreciated.

Tingling that started on the right side of the head(temple to eye area) This has progressed to other areas of the head. Had extreme numbness and tingling with some pressure behind the nose and eyes once.

Both legs went numbs the other night. Left are lower ...
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Hello world

I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis when I was 18 and it took me nearly 8 years to realize that I don’t need to be suffering alone. I started a blog to help me start to voice my frustrations and mental hardships about this disease. Little did I know, more people could relate than I could imagine. The blog is only just starting, but I have had people I haven’t spoken to in years reach ...
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Study finds brain atrophy reduces in Lemtrada patients

Genzyme has announced new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) data from the Lemtrada clinical development program.

In relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients treated with Lemtrada in the Phase III pivotal studies, MRI effects observed in the two-year trials were maintained through two additional years in the extension study (years three and four). After the initial two courses of treatment in the pivotal studies, which were given at month zero and at month 12, approximately 70 ...

Wheldon treatment

I'm looking for a bit of help please. I've recently been diagnosed with ms which I apparently have had for c10 years without knowing. I previously had chiari malformation and a serynx and had decompression surgery in 2008. It is from this initial scan that they have now realised I had legions which were not picked up on as the focus was in the chiari. So I have been blissfully unaware of my condition ...
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Alcohol consumption linked to lower MS disability

Multiple sclerosis patients who consumed larger amounts of alcohol had lower rates of disability per the Expanded Disability Status Score (EDSS) and Multiple Sclerosis Severity Score (MSSS), a new study indicates..... Read More -
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Early treatment with Copaxone ‘benefits patients’

Teva has announced new data on the safety and efficacy of Copaxone (glatiramer acetate injection) 40mg/mL in patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS)..... Read More -
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Cooling device ‘not associated with changes in performance’

Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) often have sensitivity to heat that worsens their symptoms.

In earlier studies with MS patients a device system that cools body temperature by chilling one palm proved useful in helping them walk faster and longer...... Read More -


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