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possible symptoms?

Hi. i've recently been on holiday and whilst there, i was having difficulty swallowing. I felt as though something was stuck and it seems to be continuing, but not as bad at the moment.
Whilst i was resting at home, i had a funny sensation which is why i thought i'd check it out. When looking at some symptoms of MS, i had a few linked with my eyes where quite a few years ago, ...
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Heat, MS and the disease process

It's widely acknowledged that heat makes MS symptoms more noticeable.

This is generally though to be because nerves transmit information faster in the heat and are therefore more likely to misfire in the case of MS.

However I read an article which recounted a woman with MS dying whilst sunbathing. Also my first noticeable 'MS attack' occurred after using a very high powered sun bed in a poorly ventilated room with no cooling system.

So ...
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Excerise making worse

Ah, how convenient. :wink:

I had a vertigo relapse two months ago. I am pretty much back to normal now, and started going back tot he gym on Monday Ever since, the vertigo has been creeping back.

Any ideas what it could be? Maybe I am jumping to conclusions...
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Man Can Breath Again (Stem Cell Video Story)

I apologize if this has been mentioned on here as i searched the forums and did not see it but here's a great video story of a man who has been paralysed from the neck down for 14 years now from an accident and couldn't breath on his own went to India and had a stem cell procedure done and now can breath again without a resperator and also not fall over when sitting. They're ...
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Question about acetylcholinesterase inhibitors, cog function

Has anyone had any luck using acetylcholinesterase inhibitors like razadyne/ aricept to improve cognitive function?

My Doc prescribed razadyne, but insurance won't cover it unless I get a DX of Alzheimers. I'm not willing to do that. I saw and article not long ago where that dx. followed someone around on health records.

I'd be willing to try it out of pocket if it works.

I do so miss my brain....
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Regulatory B cells

Regulatory B cells and interleukin – 10… they keep cropping up, don't they?

Public release date: 27-May-2008

Contact: Mary Jane Gore
Duke University Medical Center
Regulatory B cells exist -- and pack a punch

DURHAM, N.C. – Researchers at Duke University Medical Center have uncovered definitive evidence that a small but potent subset of immune system B ...
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Another one for copaxone!

I finally saw the right doctor! And he has recommended copaxone (apparently beta interferons are not a great idea if you have a history of epilepsy & depression).

I see the MS nurse on tuesday next week and we'll see what happens from there - if anybody has any advice / thoughts / knowledge to share I would appreciate it.
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Possibly have Ms

I have stared at this screen for 5 minutes woundering wether i should talk to yall about myself.
well here goes.
im a 25 yr old female i am about to finish school for PTA (physical therpist assistant)i have a new job waiting for me when im done. but for the last year i have suspected that i have MS. heat makes me fatigued, i have had nerve pain in my arms, my hands forget ...
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Research - Various MS drugs

Consumer Research Centre is holding confidential one-on-one interviews with people living with MS. These are NOT drug trials, this is an opportunity to talk about your condition and the medications you take, give feedback, make a difference and get paid to do it.
We are looking for people with MS 18-65 years of age, using injectable medications, and with MS of various types: Relapsing-Remitting; Primary- Progressive; Secondary-Progressive; Progressive-Relapsing. We are looking for a mix of ...
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Copaxone Poison

I was misdiagnosed with multiple sclerosis instead of the correct diagnosis of brainstem stroke. I had been on Copaxone for the four years of my misdiagnosis. About the fifth week of taking Copaxone, I developed a almost constant head tremor. (Dystonic No-No) It appeared as if I was shivering or repetitively shaking my head no very quickly. My quack neuro said that it was a symptom of my MS. I tried a variety of meds ...
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