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Vitamin D and acute optic neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis

Factors Associated With Recovery From Acute Optic Neuritis in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis

Malik MT, Healy BC, Benson LA, et al

Study Summary

Using their multiple sclerosis (MS) database, the investigators aimed to identify clinical and demographic factors linked to severity and to prediction of recovery from acute optic neuritis (AON). Malik and colleagues enrolled 253 adults and 38 children whose first symptom of MS was AON. The investigators defined a mild AON attack as ...
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Book - Overcoming MS

Have any of you read the book Overcoming MS by Prof. George Jelinek? Any opinions? I would like to try to fight this with more natural means. Or by ANY means that I can. But I don't really like the med.
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8 compounds potentially useful for treating ms

8 Compounds Potentially Useful For Treating MS Discovered Using Innovative Research Tool

Jul 18, 2014 04:31 am | Leonor Mateus Ferreira

new possible MS drugsEight new drugs that are able to stimulate the nervous system were discovered by a research team at UC San Francisco recently. The team utilized a novel screening platform and examined the cellular effects of 1,000 chemical compounds. The scientists believe the discovery may impact the treatment of the tissue lesions ...
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Neonatal vitamin D status and risk of multiple sclerosis

Neonatal vitamin D status and risk of multiple sclerosis

Ueda P, Rafatnia F, Bäärnhielm M, Fröbom R, Korzunowicz G, Lönnerbro R, Hedström AK, Eyles D, Olsson T, Alfredsson L.


Objective: Low vitamin D status at birth may be associated with risk of adult onset multiple sclerosis, but this link has not been studied directly. We assessed the relation between neonatal vitamin D concentrations, measured in stored blood samples, and risk of multiple sclerosis...... Read ...
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"in our sameness we are all so different" LIKE A FINGERPRINT

I've always said we are individuals and dr.'s needed to listen to us as such, check us out every way possible etc. NOT give us a diag. that is still to this day based on an "auto immune "theory" only"! that we carry from that day forth like a monkey on your back- just so they can justify almost everything going on is because ya got these symptoms somebody decided to name ms. "forget that ...
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MS B12 Pacemaker

My docs tell me they are convinced that I have ms. I've had the symptoms for years but wrote them off to side effects from meds. When I went over the list of symptoms with my doctors--finally--saying "I am spiraling downward," and they observed my spasms, trembling, and then the double vision...well, you all know the story. I can't play my piano anymore.

But I'm not convinced entirely. I can't do an MRI because of ...
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Sexual function in Multiple Sclerosis

Correlates of Sexual Function in Male and Female Patients with Multiple Sclerosis.

Lew-Starowicz M, Rola R.


INTRODUCTION: Many factors have been suggested to contribute to sexual dysfunction (SD) in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, but the research on their impact on sexual functioning (SF) and sexual quality of life (SQoL) remains scant..... Read more -
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Walking and Spasticity

Hey guys. I am undiagnosed but my doctor is almost positive I have MS. I have been unable to walk since Monday. It's getting better and I've been able to walk a few steps with some supervision, but if I do my legs get extremely tight and I have BAD spasms. I was prescribed Baclofen for the spasticity. 10 mg isn't enough and 20 mgs knocks me out (fatigue is awful this week). Even my ...
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Picking your brain for ideas......

I'm venting...
thinking out loud....
I want to pick your brains for thoughts/ideas...

I read on here this morning about the Wheldon protocol......that's something I didn't know about. (Not that I'm doing it. Just found it interesting.) This forum is so informative!

Saw my neuro yesterday. Had MRI a few weeks ago. MY BRAIN HAS SHRUNK MORE!!! WTH??!! UGH!!

I am still mobile. (rrms 14 years) (Walk with a limp) Balance is getting worse. (From ...
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MRI detects MS progression markers in white matter

MRI detects MS progression markers in white matter

Magnetic resonance imaging shows the combined presence of astrogliosis and axonal damage in white matter, which has cardinal importance in multiple sclerosis (MS) severity, according to an article published in JAMA Neurology.

Researchers from the U.S. and Spain performed a study to evaluate the potential of MR markers of central nervous system injury to predict brain-volume loss and clinical disability among patients with MS..... Read More - ...
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