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Therapies for MS

The UK MS Society has launched a new facility on its website about therapies such as LDN and Aimspro:

http://www.mssociety.org.uk/go.rm?id=21450
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Private Messages

Is there a trick to getting you PM's to go? I've had one in my outbox for about 24 hours. Do I need to log out?
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An interesting article about depression

I always felt my husband's depression was caused directly by his illness rather than because he felt bad because he knew he was ill...if you know what I mean:
http://www.boston.com/news/science/arti ... sed_brain/
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Music...

I'm kinda reticent to do this, because I'm sensitive to everyone's varying levels of ability/disability and in general, I'm a bit wary of making proclamations... but I had a mini revelation this week...

We had a good report from my husband's neurologist. She's pleased with his lack of exacerbations or attacks since his dx last March. In trying to understand why his function is so high, especially with his high lesion load (over 20 on ...
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Upcoming research conferences

For nerds like me who are interested in such things, two research conferences at the end of the month:


The Charcot Foundation symposium is in Italy.

http://www.charcot-ms.eu/main.php?pag=p ... 8&sid2=128


Conference on B cells and MS which takes place in California.

http://www.biosymposia.org/content25262.html


Presentations on Rituximab seem to be common to both. I'll post any interesting stuff if I see it.

Ian
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Bad reaction to this year's flu jab

Has anyone else had an extreme reaction to the flu jab this year? About a day after I had it I became as weak as a dish rag: unable to move a muscle to the point where I couldn't even lift my chin off my chest when I sat up. I thought it was just me having a bad time, but I have since heard of two other people with MS who have described identical ...
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Soooo tired

Is extreme fatigue a precursor to a relapse or is it an issue of its own?
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Esperanza Peptide

Hello all

I have just joined the board and firstly wanted to say hi and introduce myself.

My name is Atheana, I am 46, happily married living in the UK. Dx'd in '95 RR and as is often the case with this obnoxious disease have experienced aggravated symptoms over the years. Mostly what's affected with me is my balance and walking - both of which I can confidently say are crap lol I'm not on ...
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"Stuffing a marshmallow in a piggy bank"

This quote is from Robby's post in the depression thread. As funny as it is, it is really an apt description of ED that affects us. At 32 years of age ED is especially frustrating for me. My wife and I are going to start trying for our 2nd child, and the idea scares me.

A little background, then my question (and if you are prudish and don't like frank discussions, well, sorry!)...

For about ...
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Cervical/Thoracic w/out Contrast results (m)..

T1, T2 and T2 fat saturation sagittal sequences, and T1 and T2 weighted axial images were obtained.

The vertebrae are normally aligned. The stature of the vertebral bodies is maintained. Disk spaces appear to be preserved. The spinal cord is of normal signal and morphology.

At T7-8 there is is a small right paramedian protrusion of the nucleus polposus which effaces the ventral aspect of the thecal sac and appears to touch the cord. There ...
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