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Is this uhthoff's phenomenon?

I've been searching and searching for a long time now to uncover the strange 'episodes' that I have on a daily basis. They are part of the reason I am unemployed and am struggling to function in society.

Any situation that increases my body temperature or makes me hot, even mildly, leads to an instant myriad of symptoms. I've noticed it occurs particularly when getting hot but not sweating. I lose the ability to focus ...
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MS carrier testing.

Hello, this is my first time posting here. I am looking for some advice/opinions. My son is engaged to be married to a woman whose brother died of MS a few years ago. They both are wanting to have her tested to see if she is a carrier of MS so that they can make a decision about having children. As far as I know her bother has been the only incidence of MS in ...
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Muscle spasms in back

Has anyone had muscle spasms that caused injury to their spine?
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New Member...Question

Hello All, I'm a new member and was diagnosed with MS a few years ago. I've had a certain pain only very occasionally in the past, which is now happening more often... kind of concerning me. It is so strange I thought to ask a forum if anyone has something similar. Here it is: when I turn my head (when this happens it is always sudden) it feels like my head is totally disconnecting from ...
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Promising prevention method found

Scientists at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Australia have developed a new drug-like molecule which can halt inflammation and has shown promise in preventing the progression of MS, reports Business Insider Australia..... Read More -
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Can emotional health influence MS treatment outcomes?

Emotional health is important when battling any illness, writes Multiple Sclerosis News Today, but despite this sometimes the benefits of emotional health are overlooked by healthcare providers. Excessive stress can lead to anxiety and depression, which increases hormones such as adrenalin and glucocorticoids that shut down the immune system. Glucocorticoids have well-known negative effects on the nervous system...... Read More -
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Depression modified by CBT in patients with MS

An online program based on principals of cognitive behavioral therapy may be beneficial for depression in patients with multiple sclerosis who are unable to attend regular therapy sessions due to mobility issues, according to a new study Fischer A, et al. Lancet Psychiatry. 2015;doi:10.1016/S2215-0366(14)00049-2........... Read More -
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New inhibitor for treatment of inflammatory diseases

Scientists have developed a new inhibitor for the treatment of inflammatory diseases. They have come up with a potent, selective, small-molecule inhibitor called MCC950. MCC950 is the inhibitor of NLRP3, a NOD-like receptor (NLR) family, pyrin domain–containing protein 3 inflammasome. NLRP3 inflammasome s a component of the inflammatory process, and its activation is pathogenic in conditions like multiple sclerosis, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease and atherosclerosis....... Read More -
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Civil Unrest! Stem cell Marijuana bumper sticker

CIVIL UNREST! Stem cell Marijuana bumper sticker:

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Free Service For Any MS Patient

My name is Ben Chappell, and I am currently researching possible new treatments for multiple sclerosis patients. My Dad was diagnosed with a condition similar to MS several years ago, and since I have been interested in bettering the treatment available for MS patients. I have found new research that suggest MS may actually allow patients to perform better than they could have before they had MS in certain activities. For example certain patients may ...
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