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HHV6 versus MS symptoms (stop Tecfidera???)

I am writing for advice for a friend. Thank you in advance for any input.

After taking Tecfidera for 2 months, she has symptoms (including double vision, dizziness, and lack of coordination) for about 4 days that are slowly getting worse. The doctor ordered a test for several viruses, and human herpes virus 6 (HHV6) showed significant elevation by IgG. She is now not sure if her symptoms are MS related or HHV6 related. If ...
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Age of multiple sclerosis onset linked to latitude

A large international study led by the University of Tasmania’s Menzies Institute for Medical Research has found that the age at which symptoms of multiple sclerosis first start is strongly linked to latitude...Read more -
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MS and Extreme Thirst, Fatigue/WEakness, Low T

Hello everyone,

I am new to the forums and was diagnosed with MS just about a year ago after months of testing. I am 29 years old and an avid runner and hard core mountain bike rider. I wanted to specifically indicate that before jumping into an issue I have been experiencing over the last several months. I typically experience the normal symptoms including but not limited to blurry vision, weakness and fatigue in my ...
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MS and gender


I have read women are more likely to get MS.

Some men do get MS. But do they already have MS history in their family?
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Symptom help

Thanks for any and all help!!!

So first off, here is what happened to me in a short but sweet version. I'm going to list everything, even knowing some may not be mutually exclusive.

6-8 weeks ago my pinky toe on my right foot went numb (still is)

4 weeks ago- I had a pretty bad evening/night: my whole right arm felt weak and tired and my elbow hurt. It felt like i had the ...
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Multiple Sclerosis-Lets get physical

MS is due to vibration of chains of magnetite. These stand in upright masses of deposit on the blood brain barrier at one point, held by the Earths magnetic field at night during sleep. Vibration only occurs when the mass of a deposit resonates with the very small electromagnetic fields that surround us all the time. The majority of these are at 50Hz, 60Hz in the USA.
By placing steel wirewool in a plastic bag ...
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Crushing fatigue... help!

Hi there,

It's been a while since I've posted here. I've been struggling with extreme fatigue for a while now. My neuro put me on modafinil, but I did not react well to it at all. It gave me severe headaches, as well as sensitivity to light and inability to focus. Although it did help with the lassitude, I decided that debilitating fatigue is far better than debilitating headaches, and I stopped taking it. The ...
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Degree of posture difficulties in MS linked...

Degree of posture difficulties in MS linked to areas of nervous system most damaged by disease

Posture control is a complex skill, requiring different areas of the nervous system to work well and to work together — but the damage caused by multiple sclerosis complicates such nervous system multi-tasking, leading to postural problems and the well-established tendency for MS patients to fall...Read more -
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Direct nerve stimulation can help some MS symptoms

Anodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) over the right parietal cortex can help improve reaction times in visual vigilance tests but not subjective feelings of fatigue for people with multiple sclerosis, according to the results of a recent study. Conducted by Katrin Hanken of the Department of Psychology at Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg in Germany, and colleagues, the study was published in the journal Frontiers in Neurology in September 2016...Read more -
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