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Trigeminal neuralgia

Is numbness a sign of MS? I read that pain in that area is a sign but for me it's numbness as if I've just been to the dentist. The numbness affects the lateral side of the mouth and upper teeth, places innervated by the trigeminal nerve.

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Gene therapy prevents and reverses MS in mice study

Researchers at the University of Florida Health have found a way to inhibit or reverse multiple sclerosis (MS) using a novel gene therapy technique that stops the condition’s immune response in mice...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/gene-therapy-prevents-and-reverses-ms-mice-study

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Researchers uncover markers that can signal progressive MS

Scientists at Yale University have uncovered two closely related cytokines – molecules involved in cell communication and movement – that may explain why some people develop progressive multiple sclerosis (MS). The findings could lead the way to developing a novel treatment to prevent progressive forms of MS...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/researchers-uncover-markers-can-signal-progressive-ms

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Lipoic acid outperforms Ocrevus (Ocrelizumab)

Source: https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articl ... 5.php?iacp

Lipoic acid outperformed ocrelizumab

Whole brain atrophy refers to the reduction in total brain volume due to the loss of neurons, and it is considered a marker of MS progression.

For their randomized, double-blind study, Dr. Spain and team enrolled 51 adults aged between 40 and 70 years, all of whom had been diagnosed with SPMS.

A total of 27 participants were randomized to receive ...
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Biotin (B7 vitamin) reverses disability

Biotin is just vitamin B7: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biotin

Source: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5098693/

Conclusion:

MD1003 achieves sustained reversal of MS-related disability in a subset of patients with progressive MS and is well tolerated.
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Tecfidera Fertility for Men

Hi, I'm hoping to get some information from people who may know information or be in a similar position. My husband has been diagnosed with MS and is due to start Tecfidera soon. We want to try for another baby but we are worried as we don't know if the drug can cause infertility or birth defects. We have asked the MS nurse assigned to him but she can't give us a real answer on ...
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More evidence that gut bacteria may play a key role in MS

More evidence that gut bacteria may play a key role in MS

Two new studies from the U.S and Germany have added to growing evidence that gut bacteria may play a role in the brain inflammation caused by Multiple Sclerosis...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/more-evidence-gut-bacteria-may-play-key-role-ms
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1st movement after waking triggers violent muscle spasms

September 30th 2017: Revised, Expanded, Updated

When I wake up in the morning I get severe, sudden muscle spasms mainly in my legs and back . This happens every morning. The interesting thing is the spasms don't happen until I move a part of my body, even a little bit. This morning I woke up too early and was tired. I kept yawning and with each yawn, the muscle spasmed. Sometimes even curling my fingers ...
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Vitamin D Levels in Blood May Help Predict Risk of MS

Examining vitamin D levels in the blood may help predict whether a person is at risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a large new study published in an online issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/vitamin-d-levels-blood-may-help-predict-risk-ms
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URGENT: Americans: Trump & R's are trying to change the ADA

Please call your Congressman/woman and ask them to vote "NO" on this ADA measure. The proposed changes have already passed the committee and will next be voted on by the full Congress. The biggest draconian change will allow companies not to have to provide accessible facilities as they must do now. It will force disabled people to justify why/how a business should provide accessibility and give the business six months to make any changes the ...
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