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Thoughts on the MS Hug

about spasm, respiratory function, muscle groups, and relief. my difficulties with breathing eased after i started on magnesium, as well as sorting out my throat pretty well. i am having difficulty getting a full breath today so in addition to the ppl mentioning it here, it's kind of front and centre right now. guess i've been slackin a bit :S

http://www.msrc.co.uk/index.cfm?fuseaction=show&pageid=1418
This is the term for one of the rather strange and weird symptoms of ...
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Misdiagnosed

I was misdiagnosed for 4 years with MS by two different neurologists. Original ER Neurologist Definite MS, 2nd neuro, probable MS. 2008, MS specialist Dr. Michael Olek recently completed a battery of various tests and has correctly diagnosed me with having had a brainstem stroke.

PLease have your doctor do a antiphospholipid antibody blood test. Basically this is to find out if you have blood that clots too easily. I do, its called Hughes Syndrome. ...
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Is this just a misunderstanding between my GP/Neuro?

I saw my GP today for the first time since I was diagnosed with MS in March (the 5th). At the time of my lumbar puncture, 11 vials of blood were taken, and I was certain that the tests would include everything I have heard others speak about (including lyme, hiv, lupus, thyroid, vitamin deficiencies).

I asked my GP today, and she pulled the results from a computer. She showed me the sheets, which I ...
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NMSS Summer research bulletin

Dignan,

There's a bit on EPO and an article on channel blockers (sodium)

http://www.nationalmssociety.org/resear ... px?id=1088
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A new, much faster, way to produce mAB

Its no longer one new mAB line in a year or two, but 100 per year.
Link

--Frank
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MS hug?

Anyone ever have a MS hug? This was one of the first symptoms of a flare up. It all started with a little numbness in the toes and feet. Then it moved up one leg. To the point that I could walk but wasn't sure were my feet where. Then it skipped over my waist line and went from my belly button to under my chest. Now when it got that far is when it ...
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Awaiting Prognosis Looking For Advice From MS Patients

I'm 26 yrs old going on 27 w/in the month.

Just this past week I've had an MRI done as my neurologist suggested. Both brain and spinal MRI's were attained and I'm currently waiting to hear back from my Neurologist. I was wondering if people that have been diagnosed with MS can weigh in on my current condition (outlined below) to see if these were some of the early symptoms you've had before you were ...
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immunopathogenesis

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close to a cure?

just a question.. how many of you, honestly, think that one day, hopefully in the not so distant future, there will be a cure for this disease? With all the research with stem cells, do you think that one day it will become the next, say, strep throat where one just takes some pills and is done with it? or am i just hoping for too much? I read an article about some stem cell ...
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Etiquette ?? in the Dr office

My nuerologist is sometimes in a wheelchair other times on crutches. This has offten time made me curious. He is a wonderful guy and I like him alot. He has never volunteered what his condition is to me. My question is would it be wrong of me to ask? This doesn't make a difference to me so maybe I shouldn't. It is just something that I have wondered about since my first visit almost two ...
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