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Working with MS

Hello,

I am brand new to this forum, as I have not yet been formally diagnosed with MS. However, for the past six months I have been having symptoms that include: numbness, pain, excessive sweating and sensitivity to room temperature, fatigue, loss of vision and hearing, twitching, weakness, memory loss, and lack of my ability to focus. This past week, I have had six seizures, and have been in the ER twice. My doctors are ...
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COULD M.S BEGIN IN THE GUT

HI Friends http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... n-the-gut/
MS researchers are focusing on the Gut's micro biome as possible contributor to the bodies autoimmune attack on its nervous system Please read more from the attached
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seeva
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Could Multiple Sclerosis begin in the gut?

MS researchers are focusing on the content of the gut’s microbiome as a possible contributor to the body’s autoimmune attack on its nervous system.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an electrical disorder, or rather one of impaired myelin, a fatty, insulating substance that better allows electric current to bolt down our neurons and release the neurotransmitters that help run our bodies and brains. Researchers have speculated for some time that the myelin degradation seen in MS ...
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MS Cannabis drug ‘too costly’ for England but not Wales

A drug derived from cannabis, which many people with multiple sclerosis say helps ease their symptoms, has been ruled too expensive to be used by the NHS in England even though it is approved for Wales.

In new guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of people with the disabling disease, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (Nice) says the price set by the manufacturer of Sativex (nabiximols) is too high for the benefit ...
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Autoimmune disease progression appears to be reversed....

Autoimmune disease progression appears to be reversed by naturally occurring molecule

Type 1 diabetes, ulcerative colitis, and multiple sclerosis are among the more well-known autoimmune diseases. But according to the AARDA, there are more than 150 rare autoimmune diseases, which affect around 50 million Americans. Even with this large number, scientists are still in the dark regarding interventions that can help cure these diseases. But this might change with the discovery of a molecule called ...
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Cognitive executive deficits in Multiple Sclerosis patients

Research supports the slowed processing speed in the executive deficits found in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a paper from the Kessler Foundation.

The investigators wanted to further explore cognitive deficits, since they affect nearly half the population of MS patients. These disabling symptoms can adversely affect patients' quality of life. Data was collected from 50 MS patients and 28 healthy controls and all patients were evaluated through executive functioning tasks both with ...
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NMSS funding research projects

National MS Society Commits $18.8M toward 54 Research Projects
http://www.genengnews.com/gen-news-high ... /81250425/

The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society said today it has committed $18.8 million to support an expected 54 new MS research projects. The award raises to more than $50 million the amount the society said will be spent this year to support 380 new and ongoing studies worldwide.

The grant funding will focus on three society priorities: ...
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I wanted to share my Mom's MS story for support.

Hi ya'll! I'm new to this site. :-D I'm Jesse and my mom's name is Gail. She has been battling MS since 1997. I wanted to share her story for support.

Gail is A DO-ER. A GIVER. A FIGHTER. A SUPPORTER. A MOTHER. A FRIEND. A CARETAKER. A PROVIDER. A ROLE MODEL. This is her story:

http://www.gofundme.com/gailsstory

Thank you for ...
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Matt trasverso

Has anyone bought or read his book. I don't like the spam like snake oil tactics. So many subjects I google on ms lead me to a redirect of his book/ program for a steep price.
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What POSITIVES has MS brought to you?

While I would obviously rather not have MS than have it, the illness has had some positive effects on my life. And hopefully it has brought some positives to yours. Perhaps you have a few you would like to share too!

I work much less (I have had many 18+ hour work days in my past and spend a lot more time doing things I enjoy more, I am healthier overall, weight less (have lost ...
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