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21 years of MS-UK

21 years of MS-UK - We are celebrating being 21

So all this year we will be celebrating by giving you some stories about 21 years of MS-UK, the history, achievements and milestones reached by the medical fraternity. We have also been hearing from some of you and your MS stories.......
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Egyptian university inaugurates specialised MS unit

On 12 March, Ain Shams University — one of the two oldest and most established universities in Cairo — witnessed the opening of a first-of-its-kind unit for treating Multiple Sclerosis in Egypt.<

The event, attended by a big number of experts in the field, was another opportunity to tackle the little talked of agony of MS sufferers, their statistical number, and the challenges they face..... Read More -
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Spasticity and sugar

Has anyone noticed a connection between sugar intake and spasticity? I have frequent problems with spasiticity in which my leg jerks involuntarily. It seems to be worse if I have eaten a lot of sugar earlier in the day. Cutting back on sugar seems to help.

For the record I'm a 65 year old male dxed with ppms 18 years ago. I am still able to get around with my cane and leg brace, although ...
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EBV and Lysine

Anyone tried lysine to fight ebv virus?

I have googled that it is often used by patients with herpes virus (to get rid of cold sores) - ebv is also from herpes family.
CFS sufferers take lysine too. It seems to be safe because it is found in most foods in different amounts.

I haven't heard about clinical studies on lysine and ebv.
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two short questions regarding the vitD test

Hello everyone,

I'm getting my vitamine D levels checked in a private clinic next week and I would just like to know if it requires any sort of preparation? Also, can I simply say - "I need my vitamine D levels checked" or do I need a specific subtype of vit D checked for in MS (for example d3).

As you can see I don't know much about vitamine D, or any vitamine for that ...
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Therapy optimisation in MS...

Therapy optimisation in MS: a prospective observational study of therapy compliance and outcomes

Data sources for MS research are numerous but rarely provide an objective measure of drug therapy compliance coupled with patient-reported health outcomes. The objective of this paper is to describe the methods and baseline characteristics of the Therapy Optimisation in MS (TOP MS) study designed to investigate the relationship between disease-modifying therapy compliance and health outcomes..... Read More -
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Could a low-grade fever be making your MS fatigue worse?

A new study shows that relapsing-remitting MS patients who suffer from fatigue may also be running a fever.

The fatigue multiple sclerosis (MS) patients experience is very different from the type experienced by healthy people. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, fatigue occurs in about 80 percent of MS patients and “can significantly interfere with a person's ability to function at home and work." Fatigue is often cause for early retirement..... Read More - ...
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Natural label

Two excellent video's explaining the real cost of food and what the meaning of the natural label. Always like the video's on Dr. Mercola's web site. At the end of each articles he gives us the real way of getting our health back. ... =453891319
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Effects of multiple sclerosis on quality of life

Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be devastating to younger individuals given that it usually strikes during the peak productive ages of 20 to 50 years. When patients with MS are confronted with this potentially debilitating condition and the recognition that no cure for MS currently exists, their quality of life (QOL) can suffer..... Read More -
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MS-UK Website

Visiting the MS-UK website for 1st time? Make sure and check out the Popular Pages
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