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Editorial: Comorbidity in MS: Some Answers, More Questions

Comorbidity in Multiple Sclerosis: Some Answers, More Questions (2016)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5166592/

"Over the last few years, investigators have highlighted the high prevalence of comorbidity in the MS population.2 The most common comorbidities are depression, anxiety, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, and chronic lung disease.2 These comorbidities are common even at the time of MS diagnosis; 19% of individuals have sought care for depression by this time, while 11.1% have sought care for anxiety,3 ...
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Spasticity and pain level changing with posture

My main issue has been numb right hand with spasticity and pain. But this aggrevates ten times once I raise my hand or even stand up. Does this happens with others also.
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Protein in spider venom helps protect the brain from stroke

A protein in spider venom may help protect the brain from injury after a stroke, according to research.
http://www.bbc.com/news/health-39335367

Scientists found a single dose of the protein Hi1a worked on lab rats.

They said it showed "great promise as a future stroke treatment" but had not yet been tested in human trials.

The Stroke Association said the research was at its early stages but it would "welcome any treatment ...
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Heat and excessive sweating

Hi everyone. I'm a 33 year old female, diagnosed with MS in March 2015. I had two relapses back to back, but haven't had any relapses since May 2015. I feel almost normal most of the time, except for one thing. When my body temperature rises, I start to sweat profusely on my face and scalp. It doesn't take much exertion to cause it, just walking around at a quick pace. Sometimes I'll just be ...
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TECFIDERA Pills or AVONEX PEN

Hello everyone ,

I was recently diagnosed with MS , i was on solu medrol for 5 days , and now my doctor gave me 2 options for the next treatment, Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) or Avonex pen (injection) , has anyone used either? And what do you recommend?

Thank you
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Scientists discover how T-cells cause damage to the brain

Using a mouse model of human multiple sclerosis (MS), scientists have discovered how T-cells can easily damage the brain...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/scientists-discover-how-t-cells-cause-damage-brain-210317
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McDonald criteria

Hello could anybody explain what an objective clinical lesion is
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Researchers make major brain repair discovery

HI Friends please read very good information
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03- ... rosis.html

Until now, medical treatment could limit relapses but could not reverse the damage already done by the condition. The exciting aspect of this new research is that the team have uncovered beneficial effects of immune cells in myelin repair that have potential to reverse myelin damage. The study was an international collaboration including experts in Cambridge, San Francisco, Edinburgh, ...
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MS advice needed

Hi some advice needed I've already been refferd to a neurologist but I get constant tingling in my legs especially at night my right eye goes blurry when I have hot bath (had eyes checked they were fine) I've been getting quite a lot of leg spasams and pain in my legs sometimes when I walk up or down stairs they just stop on me and I need to hold onto something for a few ...
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TVAM

Has anyone had the TVAM procedure at Autonomic Specialists in California? what was your outcome?
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