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M.S. and antiphospholipid_syndrome

The first problem was pain in one arm caused by a thromboembolic condition. That led to the MS diagnosis. But by then I was already on blood thinners. So what came first, the MS or the antiphospholipid_syndrome?
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My first tysabri infusion

No problems from the infusion. The infusion center is a converted home with leather reclining chairs and a big TV on the wall. The nurse didn't wear a smock or greens, just normal clothes. Maybe that's why I didn't have white coat syndrome; My pulse was 50 and BP was 100 over 62. She couldn't get a catheter into my right antecubital vein and blamed it on scar tissue; I've donated blood 3 or 4 ...
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The pancreas provides a potential drug candidate for brain..

The pancreas provides a potential drug candidate for brain disease

Scientists conducting a mouse study have found that a substance secreted by the pancreas can promote the regeneration of the protective nerve coating that is damaged in multiple sclerosis (MS)...Read more -
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Kind of a shock

My wife was opening mail and nearly collapsed as she read. Our insurance sent a message that my three-days in the emergency ward had cost $42,000. While visiting family in Colorado Springs I had an attack of vertigo, my introduction to MS. However all but $2000 was covered and paid. So that's my deductible and everything else til the end of the should be free????? I'm starting tysabri in a few days.

I don't understand ...
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European Commission grants approval for cladribine

The European Commission has approved Mavenclad, more commonly known as cladribine, for the treatment of highly active relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) patients across Europe...Read more -
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New nerve pathway linking brain inflammation and gut problem

Researchers identify new nerve pathway linking brain inflammation and gut problems in MS

A study carried out in an animal model of multiple sclerosis (MS) has shown that chronic stress and inflammation in the brain can cause multiple organ problems including severe gut failure through a newly identified nerve pathway...Read more -
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bladder issues. relapse or not?

I was diagnosed with RRMS. follow Swank diet, no DMD. for 2 years I was relapse-free, but all my older disabilities do exist and dont leave me.
One of them is hyper-active bladder. But 3 days ago I started to suffer urine incontinence, if I have got a signal fron my bladder, I have to urinate in 1-2 minutes, otherwise I cant hold urine at all.
All other contitions keep stable.

Is it a relapse? ...
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Dr. Salvatore Sclafani has supported the MS community since the start of the Chronic CerbroSpinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI) movement in 2009. We are delighted to welcome him to our conference for a second time. Come hear what Dr. Sclafani has to say about vascular health and the current state of CCSVI research including the recent UBC trial.

For a full list of conference speakers and to register for the conference, please visit Discounted hotel ...
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