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New and Med Free

Hi I just jumped on this site today looking for others who are taking the natural path like me. I was diagnosed in 2008. I used Copaxone for a year and a half. Due to numerous side-effects or allergic reactions, I quit. I focus on vegan/raw vegan and gluten free diet. I also do yoga, walk and running. I've been symptom free since I quit meds. I also believe that stress or emotional repression has ...
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Hello everyone

hello everyone, my name is Christopher Barra. I am a 24 year old male (25 in two weeks :-| ) I am brand new to this website and just wanted to introduce myself.
So 5 years ago (20 years old) I had a run in with optic neuritis in my left eye. They could never figure out what it was from. But all my tests for ms ...
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New to the board

Hi all. New, obviously. I do not have MS but know someone with it. I am here to seek information and advice and learn as much as I can. Thank you!
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new here but not new to MS

I have had ms since 1998 or thats when they thought I had but no symptoms lol I truly didnt know what was happening doctors finally in 2005 decided I did for sure have it and started me on meds been on a few rebiff ,the infusion and now tecfidera I love tecfidera I love how much better I have been feeling infusion put me in hospital twice so was off any meds for it ...
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No mri

No mri

Tue Jan 14, 2014 8:57 am

Hi..I am neg lyme and lupus with many MS symptoms. Buzzing sensation left leg, black hole in vision, burning sensation left neck and back, foggy headed, feel bruised on left arm but no bruising. Neuro said non contrast brain mri was clean so it cannot be MS. Can I have cognitive issues if there are lesions on spine and not brain? He did not seem to ...
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How do I help my husband thru his flares?

My husband was diagnosed with MS 13 years ago after a bout of optic neuritis. He was symptom free for 12 years. Now he has flares whenever he is stressed. His symptoms are mostly neurological. He will become emotional and then seem awake but not able to function. Sometimes he will just sit and it will pass, but other times he seems insistent on finishing whatever he was doing but he is not able to ...
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New User....Intro

Hello all, I've been dx since 1996, rrms, on Gilenya for a year now. Wanting to know if any of you have had side effects of chills, flu-like symptoms, bad headaches, nausea, extreme tiredness (worse than usual ms fatigue)...if so, what have you done about it? Thanks
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Im new here and have some questions :)

Hi my name is Emma and I just got diagnosed 2 weeks ago. I just started getting a tightness in my knees and im very worried. Does anyone else have this problem?
Thank you
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Just stumbled on this site and wanted to introduce myself

Hi, I say stumbled although I am sitting but I do tend to stumble quite often so it seemed to fit :wink:
I am a 40 something female with a MS diagnosis for the past 19 years, although they said I probably had MS since my early teens. I was forcibly retired from nursing about 13 yrs ago, and went back to school for a degree in ...
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Hello everyone!

I'm new here. A colleague of mine pointed me to this site. I was given an initial diagnosis of MS on Dec 30th, and i have additional tests over the next two weeks. Tomorrow i go in for EVOKES and i have a lumbar puncture scheduled for the 17th. I actually posted about my story here: ... in-review/

I plan to continue to post about the journey. Right ...
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