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Somatosensory Evoked Potential

Newbie here and in the middle of testing so this may have already been covered somewhere in the forum but ....

How effective is an SEP(somatosensory Evoked Potential) in diagnosing MS in comparison with a VEP(visual)?I know VEP have something to do eye issues but mines an SEP so sensory thingy whatsit.Is there any difference in the accuracy of the two different types?

Are Evoked potential tests used to diagnose anything else?

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UK Government expected to advise vitamin D boost

Britons do not get enough sunlight leading to deficiencies of vitamin D and a host of related illnesses, research claims.

The vitamin – linked by some with combating cancer, multiple sclerosis, asthma and Type 2 diabetes – is formed naturally in the skin when it is exposed to sunlight.... Read more -
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When do new symptoms from relapses usually occur?

I am close to my doctor ruling out other conditions, as I will undergo LP later today. I was wondering if several of you could let me know your experience with relapses. Can you describe what it's like? When do new symptoms appear typically? Is it when you wake in the morning that you notice something new and weird, or can it appear anytime? Thanks for your input!
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For those of you with pain...

Hello all. For those of you with pain and MS, can you tell me from where your pain comes? I am on the verge of a diagnosis, and am trying to figure out just which of my phantom symptoms of the last ten years I am going to be able to blame on MS. I mainly suffer pain in my hips and SI (sacro-iliac) joints, which I think is related to muscle spasms...
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Losing tract of time?

Hello I'm just recently diagnosed with ms, I also have Crohn's disease but something happened to me a few days ago and I can't find anything about it so I was wondering if anyone else have experienced this. I must have lost about half an hour that I can't account for. My mother in law was coming to visit at 3pm and I was just waiting for her coming at about half three I thought ...
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How constant are MS symptoms?


I haven't been diagnosed yet and I've had many symptoms that sound like MS. Some of the symptoms happen on a regular basis for a while, disappear, and then come back, some symptoms are always there and get progressively worse, and others just happen every once in a while. I understand that the most common form of MS is relapse-remitting, but some of my symptoms go away for only a few days before coming ...
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weight gain

I was diagnosed with MS 11 1/2 yrs ago. I was 165lbs. 4 months after taking Bataseron I gained 26lbs. Especially at the injection sites. Over the next 7yrs I have been on Copaxone, Gelenia, Tysabri, Techfidera as well as the occassional Prednisone. I got up to 228lbs. Had I not been extremely active, I would have been larger. I have put on over 60lbs from this medication. AND STEROID WEIGHT IS THE HARDEST TO ...
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Study highlights altered cells in immune system of MS pats..

Study highlights altered cells in immune system of MS patients

A new study, Polymorphonuclear Cell Functional Impairment In Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis Patients: Preliminary Data has shown how polymorphonuclear cells — important players of the innate immune system — are altered in multiple sclerosis patients....
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MSPrecise accuracy revealed

A new study testing Amarantus Diagnostics’ MSPrecise on multiple sclerosis patients identified the test as a specific and sensitive diagnostic test for multiple sclerosis. The test accurately diagnosed 84 per cent of multiple sclerosis patients from a broad range of subjects with potential neurological diseases.... Read More -
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The Dental Fillings Cover-Up and the FDA

The Dental Fillings Cover-Up and the FDA

FDA considered restricting dental fillings with mercury amalgam, but the proposal was squelched by Health & Human Services. ... d-the-fda/
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