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Comorbidities appear more prevalent in people with MS

While multiple sclerosis is most typically associated with progressively declining physical ability, multiple sclerosis patients are often times affected by a number of physical and mental health comorbidities in addition to their worsening physical ability. This observation was highlighted by a group of researchers in Scotland led by Drs. Robert J. Simpson and Stewart W. Mercer of the University of Glasgow...... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/qol
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The clincial meaning of 'Walking Speed'

The Clinical Meaning of Walking Speed as Measured by the Timed 25-Foot Walk in Patients With Multiple Sclerosis.

Cohen JA, Krishnan AV, Goodman AD, Potts J, Wang P, Havrdova E, Polman C, Rudick RA.

Abstract

IMPORTANCE: Walking impairment, a common clinical manifestation of multiple sclerosis (MS), is often measured in clinical practice and clinical trials using the Timed 25-Foot Walk (T25-FW).

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the relationship between walking speed measured by the T25-FW and the ...
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BREAKTHROUGH HOPE FOR MS TREATMENT AS SCIENTISTS DISCOVERS

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TEAM OF BRISTOL UNIVERSITY HAVE DESCRIBED THIER WORK AS AN BREAKTHROUGH CONDITIONS WHICH COULD BENEFIT INCLUDING MS AND TYPE1 DIABETES READ MORE FROM ATTACHED
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Which pattern is more characteristic of MS?

I got my blood test back and my b12 levels were completely normal.

Further indulging me into the possibility of MS. I have a question for all of you here. I get warm patches at random times on my extremities(and recently an eyelid) for 7 months now. I am wondering if any of you could give input on whether initial symptoms of oncoming MS is solely concentrated on a certain part/nerve, or would it be ...
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General Question about being on Meds

I'm in a clinical study and on Copaxone - I'm newly diagnosed so don't know a lot about this disease and how it will affect my body or what to expect. I know it's different for everyone, but was hopeful I might gain some insight here. If you're on medication, what is the likelihood of being bound to a wheelchair in the first five years? Or maybe a better question is - does being on ...
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Sex Headaches and MS. Related?

So for the past week, this has happened three times. I have been diagnosed since January 2013 and luckily no flare ups since. But lately when my boyfriend and I are intimate, I develope a severe headache that starts near the base of my skull and radiates up behind my eyes. Two of the times, it went away after I had an orgasm but the last time, a mild headache stuck around afterwards. This is ...
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Is the intestinal barrier damaged in MS?

Researchers at Lund University in Sweden have published new research findings on the role of the intestinal barrier in the autoimmune disease multiple sclerosis (MS).

Within medical science, it is not known for certain how MS develops or why the body’s immune system attacks cells in the central nervous system. Inflammation develops for an unknown reason, which hinders transport of neural impulses. This can produce various physical and mental symptoms, including a loss of sensation, ...
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hyperbaric treatment?

I searched and only found things related to hyperbaric treatments that were pretty old.

I have a customer (shes a psychologist) who really wants me to look into this. I am just curious as to what the general idea is for this type of treatment and MS.

She said she saw patients with autism being treated and showing positive results along with ms as well. I know it is very expensive, but I am just ...
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Has anyone found help with bills and other expenses?

I am currently in a working potential diagnosis for MS. My mother has it, she was diagnosed when she was in her 30s but she thinks she had it in her early 20s.
I am on 24 and had my first case with double vision and muscle paralysis in my face a couple years ago and got a hefty bill from the experience. My insurance is quite lacking and doesnt pay for a lot of ...
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Could abdominal massage help with MS neurogenic bowel....

Could abdominal massage help with MS neurogenic bowel dysfunction

Researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) are leading a three-year study to establish if abdominal massage is effective and cost-effective in reducing the symptoms of neurogenic bowel dysfunction, which affects over 60% of multiple sclerosis patients..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/mssymptomsresearch
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