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Hello from the Garden State!

Hi Everyone,

Well, I was diagnosed with MS three weeks ago this upcoming Thursday. It started with Optic Neuritis and you could have blew me over with a feather when the Opthamologist said "you know, I want you go to go a neurologist. This could be MS." Well, after plenty of testing, MRI, etc. I met with the neurologist (after an initial meeting) and in 10 minutes found out I had MS, what the pros ...
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Hi from California

I love this website!

My uncle has secondary-progressive MS. He was being treated with chemotherapy with Mitazantrone, but had to stop the treatments because they were damaging his heart. I joined the website to help him stay informed about new treatments for SPMS.
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Hi from Italy

Hello everyboby, I'm italian so I apologize for all the mistakes I'm gonna make (correct them if you want).
I'm happy I found this web site, I know a similar italian one, but I don't know why I think here i could find something more.
My boyfriend has MS, his story started in 1994. For the first 8 years his doctor and his family didn't even tell his what was the real problem (they just ...
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Sunny Hallo from South Africa

Hi there everyone!

Glad to have found this site... Good to know there are others out there going through the same thing :D as I feel that this is a very peronal disease. I am 28, diagnosed a year ago. I have about 15 lesions but I am fine. Nothing hectic wrong with me, I only suffer from vertigo qiote regularly.

I am using avonex and ...
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Hello all.

I was diagnosed with RRMS in 1997 after being involved in a nasty motorcycle crash which i walked away from. I suffered three relapses within a very short period of time which prompted my consultant to start me on Avonex.

I was taking Avonex for two years when i came across Rebif 44 whilst researching treatments on the internet. I asked my consultant if i could switch drugs and he agreed and i have been ...
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new but not diagnosed..

Hello all... just wanted to stop by I have been reading these posts and feel like.. wow this all sounds so firmiliar. I live in WA which for some reason has the highest MS rates in the nation. *shrugs* I have been to doctor after doctor for years and everything always gets blamed on stress and or anxiety disorder and according to doctors "nothing is ever wrong" however i have pretty much all of the ...
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New in California

Hi everyone we just found this site this week we think it's wonderful. My wife has had ms for 4 years and is on copaxone and done ok. I have been looking into LDN for her it sure sounds that it might be worth a try just wondered if any one has any thoughts on ldn. We are gonig to the neuro. in 10 days to talk to him about LDN. Thank You rnb
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Hi from Denmark

Hi everybody :wink:

Boy, am I glad I found your website. I have been searching for a forum that combines news about treatments and personal experiences. And you guys have got it all right here on thisisms! :mrgreen:

My name is Sophie and as you can read from my signature, I just got diagnosed a month ago, so ...
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Cool Site New Guy

Hi im 17 i have had MS for a year now and of course getting it when your in high school sucks. Bye Bye soccer and drama (with MS i shake and get really stiff responding to my nervousness, no matter how small it is)

It's kinda funny i effectively hid it by pretending to be a clumsy idiot :wink: my junior year until 2 weeks ago ...
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New to the forum

Hi, I'm Jennifer, brand new to this forum, have been reading a little bit.

I've been enjoying very mild neurological symptoms for the past year or so -- primarily intermittent numbness/reduced sensation, 'stiffness' , and 'weakness' in my right arm/hand and leg/foot. Doesn't interfere with normal life (aside from the time we spent worrying about ...
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