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Feeling Betrayed by the MS Society of Canada

Hi there

I am typically not active in forums however in this instance I feel compelled to speak up.

I recently learned that the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada closing the doors to the MS Centre located in Victoria Canada. The Centre has been open for over 40 years and has become the home to many providing a variety of services including physiotherapy, gym, art, newly diagnosed workshops, monthly lunches and a drop in community ...
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MS Trust’s MS Forward View project results in priorities...

MS Trust’s MS Forward View project results in priorities to make MS care fair

The MS Trust have announced a ‘consensus’ about how care for people living with MS should look in the future, outlining priority actions needed to make that care fair...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/ms-trust%E2%80%99s-ms-forward-view-project-results-priorities-make-ms-care-fair-061216
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Low vitamin D levels at birth may influence MS risk...

Low vitamin D levels at birth may influence MS risk in adults, study suggests

The risk of developing multiple sclerosis later in life may be higher for babies born with low levels of vitamin D, according to a new study in the journal Neurology...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/low-vitamin-d-levels-birth-may-influence-ms-risk-adults-study-suggests-061216
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Parkinson's linked to gut bacteria

Maybe this research will help legitimize FMT for other neurological diseases such as MS.

Parkinson's linked to gut bacteria

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/12/01/parkinso ... teria.html

For the first time, researchers have found a functional link between the bacteria in the gut and the onset of Parkinson's disease, one of the world's most common debilitating brain disorders.

A team of scientists from several institutions in the United States and Europe showed how changing ...
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MS Hug and Indicas

MS Hug related symptoms are the most unpleasant and truly frightening of any of the MS symptoms I have dealt with in my 30+ years of dealing with MS.

Has anyone found indica cannabas (medical marijuana) to be of help in relieving this symptom?

I have just filled a prescription for liboderm lidocaine patches to have on hand when an attack happens (I've heard this is helpful), but am looking for additional alternatives.

Thanks for ...
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11 years waiting for a diagnosis. I knew this day would come

The reason I'm here, for support I guess, I'm kinda' starting from scratch.
My name is Dirk, my username is the Dutch word for "Life".

Just had my 3'rd MRI & this time they found it. 4'th quadrant, 11x3mm demyelinating plaque.

I'm scared, but only 'cause I don't have all the facts. As this diagnosis is recent, although no real surprise, I havn't been back to my specialist for the follow up appointment to go ...
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Worried about MRI results. Please Help!!

I Have been having severe Cognitive and Memory troubles. Doctor reluctantly ordered an MRI of my Brain with and without contrast. Here are the results not sure what maybe going on can someone please help?

MRI W/O contrast:
There are multiple areas of abnormal increased T2 deep white matter signal with the largest seen in the right centrum semiovale measuring 0.9 x 0.9 cm. Differential diagnosis is broad, but includes demyelinating disease. The overall arrangement ...
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Ultraviolet light may lead way to new treatment for MS...

Ultraviolet light may lead way to new treatment for MS and inflammation

Researchers have found a way to harness inflammation with the help of ultraviolet (UV) light, making it possible to design an anti-inflammatory treatment that is more specific and causes fewer side effects...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/ultraviolet-light-may-lead-way-new-treatment-ms-and-inflammation-011216
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Postharvest Fruit/Vegetable & Meat Chlorination

A few days ago, my son and I somehow ended up in a conversation about baby carrots in the supermarket not being 'real' baby carrots. I did a bit of research and found he was right, but also found out that carrots are soaked in chlorinated water after they are harvested.

From this article:

http://www.foxnews.com/leisure/2014/01/ ... y-carrots/

"Ashley Bade, nutritionist and founder of Honest Mom Nutrition, says the ...
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