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Getting to Grips with MS

The local branch of the MS Society is runnign a course called 'getting to grips' - It starts next week and will run for 6 weeks, one evening a week. There will be neuros, MS sufferers, the local MS therapy centre etc coming to talk.

In the first week there is an opportunity to write down questions for the neuro to answer the following week. Any suggestions on what to ask - the truth is ...
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Primary Vs Secondary Blepharospasm

Primary Vs Secondary Blepharospasm / Brain-damage-induced Vs Non-brain-damage-induced Eyelid-twitching / Eye-blinking



Please refer to the following medical explanations entitled 'Primary Vs Secondary Blepharospasm' which is actually an excerpt of my reply to the other party and I hope that the information given will be useful to the intended readers. Thank you.


Quotation :


" 'However, from this posting I have much more clearly understood that your blepharospasm symptoms are a form of secondary blepharospasm, not ...
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Fall is coming!

I've always been a fan of fall with the weather, holidays, and scenery it brings but this year is more significant to me. Even though we had a relatively mild summer the heat was really starting to get to me. I'm thankful that all I had was decreased energy and increased grogginess but the onset of the lower temperatures has me happy. I will have the ambition to get out and do the things I ...
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MS and taking Cipro

My FNP thought I had a UTI and placed me on Cipro. When my MS Nurse found out she said stop the Cipro because it's not a drug for people with MS to take. Now Im a Nurse and I never heard that, course I'm not an expert by any means on MS infact Im rather clueless about it and am learning painfully slow about this monster called MS.

Well I think the UTI is ...
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prednisone

if spms has constant mild inflammation then would prednisone help if you were on it full time ?
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Stressed Out!

Good grief, I am stressed and it is making me want to scream.

I work in the mortgage industry and things are coming apart at the seams. All this just make my MS go crazy.

Will I have a job tomorrow or not? Will I have insurance tomorrow or not? Can I find another job? If I do will the insurance cover my MS meds? What next??

Any suggestions?? Thanks for letting me vent....

CF
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firefox addon

you can filter google advertising using adblock; once you download it, a new menu item will appear under "Tools". you can display all blockable elements. select items for filtering that mention ads, syndication, and such. bye bye bikinis. of course this is not desirable for all users ARTI.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/10
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A tip for helping muscle range in the legs

Spasticity effects me greatly in my legs and I'm stretching all day long to try to maintain the range of my muscles (it's a battle that I am, I'm afraid to say, losing very slowly). One thing that I have found which helps greatly for foot drop and clonus is to sleep with my feet flat against the wall at the end of my bed. I turned my bed around to face the wall just ...
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Lyndacarol, question.

LC,
I didn't want to mess up the liver thread with this.
When pre-diagnosis and after, my upper stomach would burn/itch inside. I set a chiropractor appt for my gait, and went to the GP for my stomach. I thought I had pancreatic cancer. The GP chuckled at me and told me I was much too young for that. I don't have good news, though, he said. Anything you tell me is fine I said, ...
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Plastics cause insulin resistance

LC,

Thought this would be of interest to you. If you are drinking bottled water or eating a lot of foods from plastic containers, maybe that is why you can't get your insulin level down.

gwa

Medical News Today
Link Found Between Bisphenol A And Metabolic Syndrome In Human Tissue
07 Sep 2008

New research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) implicates the primary chemical used to produce hard plastics - bisphenol A (BPA) - ...
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