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Chronic pain

i live with pain from chronic spasticity. i've had a baclofen pump squirting meds into my spine for 6 months, and i think we've finally got it adjusted right. but if it gets a little hot or a little cold, old jimmy leg comes right back. if i take additional oral baclofen my brain fogs right over. i'm looking for ideas for how to deal with chronic pan like this. your thoughts?
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Hello to all, my Challenge continues.

Hello, my Challenge - to get out of a wheelchair after a 21-year of demyelization using alternative methods continues. All information can be found on my blog - . I will always be glad to your feedback / opinion . :lol:
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I am tired of all the breakthroughs

I am really tired of hearing about all the breakthroughs in MS that never come to anything. The URL above is a real story, like that of Dr. Zamboni, about a woman who was ridiculed for 40 years. Like Dr. Paulo Zamboni, she had a real personal connection to MS, which motivated her work.

Now she has found a genetic cause for progressive MS. This news will reverberate throughout the medical and scientific worlds. ...
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"stunning" results from stem cell expmnt on stroke victims

Stanford researchers are seeing stunning results from injecting stem cells into the brains of stroke victims.

LOL, I should be happy but this gets me very mad. I have been supposed to be in a study similar to this, but using the good stuff - embryonic stem cells, I have been waiting for the last two years. BUT, the researcher is having trouble getting the money in order for the university to approve the ...
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Fasting-like diet reduces multiple sclerosis symptoms

A mouse study, followed by a human study, indicates that the fasting-mimicking diet holds promise as a treatment for autoimmune diseases. A fasting-like diet switches on a process in which body kills bad cells, begins to generate new healthy ones, report scientists. ... 151941.htm
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Worms are latest focus for MS studies

Researchers at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) say they are planning to explore the anti-inflammatory potential of a controlled infection by parasitic worms as a way of preventing the over-inflammation observed in MS and other autoimmune diseases...Read more -
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Bilateral optic neuritis.

Ok so, I started out with these strange GI issues that eventually led a very intuitive university specialist to consider a neurological disorder. I finally got in with a neurologist and MRIs were done that showed bilateral optic neuritis. The test results came back on Friday. I saw them because of my online access to my hospital records. I have since called my neurologist 5 times trying to get some sort of direction of what ...
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Went to my Dr yesterday was having arm and leg pain and numbness for few weeks. Now feeling like pins and needles sticking me he concluded that I'm showing signs of MS. All the symptoms are on my right side. I do feel them every once in awhile on the left side but it's not bad. My fingers tingles and today my legs hurts in back of the calf area where before it hurt at ...
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MD1003 ‘effective’ in Phase III trial

Data from an extension phase of a Phase III clinical trial claims the biotin MD1003 showed effectiveness over time as a possible treatment of non-active, progressive multiple sclerosis (MS)...Read more -
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