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no matter what

is there anyone out there that has a certain point of disability that will put them over the edge or is that not the BRAVE thing to do, i know that i will not live the rest of my life like this, it's to much for my wife and i.reading how most are doing so good with their drug of choice is not helping me any so thanks for this site and good luck.
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Lidoderm??

My doctor gave me these patches for some back pain I have been having. He made sure to tell me that there are NO side effects on this patch.
Well I always do research on any drug I take, cause you just never know, and there is a LONG list of common side effects. Most of which are MS like. dizzyness blurred vision , double vision. None of which I have experience as part of ...
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Drug Company Documentary

Pharmaceutical Fraud? Prescription for Disaster Documentary
http://www.masternewmedia.org/news/2007 ... saster.htm

i imagine someone's already posted this on here somewhere, but if so i didn't catch it.
i found it by googling multiple sclerosis scam pharmaceutical. haven't watched it yet, but plan to. you have to scroll about halfway down to find the video itself.

i'm sure it's nothing we don't all basically know already, but yea. here it is anyway ...
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EBV / MS research

Some more EBV / MS research which came out today (was posted on the MSIF website today)


http://www.msif.org/goexternal.rm?id=4087
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My vit d results back - insufficient levels - what next?

Hi all
Jimmylegs you are the forum expert on this I know, but its open to anyone to reply :lol:
As suggested I asked GP for measure of Vit D levels and they have come back at 54 (despite supplementation of 400 iu about every day) - nurse said this is "insufficient".

I have seen this excellent guide to MS and Vit D by the Australian MS ...
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Vitamin D Supplementation in the Fight Against MS

Below is an article writen by Ashton Embry for the New Pathwaysmagazine's January, 2008 edition.

Cheers
Nick

Vitamin D Supplementation in the Fight Against MS

On the 28th December 2007, vitamin D made Time magazine’s top 10 list of medical breakthroughs for that year, after a twelve month period in which the solid scientific support for the linkage with Multiple Sclerosis grew considerably.

When this latest information, summarized below, is combined with all the previous ...
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More evidence of B cell involvement

Cerebrospinal Fluid B Cells Correlate with Early Brain Inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis 07 July 2008

Background

There is accumulating evidence from immunological, pathological and therapeutic studies that B cells are key components in the pathophysiology of multiple sclerosis (MS).

Methodology/Principal Findings

In this prospective study we have for the first time investigated the differences in the inflammatory response between relapsing and progressive MS by comparing cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) cell profiles from patients at the ...
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Temporary paralysis - ten second flashes

Hi to all,

I have a question. For about a month I'm getting partial temporary paralysis to my left hand and parts of my face - mostly lips, chin and the right eye. It happens every few (15 or so) minutes for about 10 seconds - I can't use my left hand, can't speak, I kind of freeze. After 10 seconds or so I get well again.

It's a strange feeling during the "flash" - ...
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Can I get your opinions please?

Hi everyone,

So I am completely confused and would like some opinions. In March, I got the flu and after the flu was done, I noticed that my left side wasn't working as well as my right. I ended up going to the ER, and was admitted. I had an MRI which showed a lesion on the right side of my brain. My neurologist in the hospital seemed to think this was a viral thing. ...
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does rrms lead to ppms?

I know this question has been asked before , but being new to the whole ms thing. Do you think that rrms leads to ppms? how many of you started out w/ rrms and then later were told it was ppms? I am only looking for answers as to what to my future holds. I know everyone is different, just looking for the general consensus. Thanks, arti
Robbie did you start out w/ rrms? hope ...
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