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As I sit in the opthamologist office waiting for my left eye to dilate so I can be checked out for ON, I write to introduce myself. I am a wife and mom of two and have been diagnosed for 2 years. My mom has MS as well... I came here looking for support. It's nice to have family support but hard not to be able to talk about how I feel and really not ...
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A plea for help

Hi all!

I was diagnosed with MS 3 years ago after losing the feeling in lower half of my body. Went to the doctor expecting to hear that I had pinched a nerve or something ridiculous like that only to leave 3 hours later with a diagnosis of MS. I am 42 years old, am a wife and a mother of 3 daughters: a 20 year old, a 17 year old...and wait for it...a 4 ...
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New almost-diagnosed progressive MS

Hi folks -

I've been lurking for a while and rummaging through all this great info. What an amazing resource.

So I'm 57, female, and have more than 30 brain lesions. (I'm tempted to throw in my astrological sign and list of pet peeves here.) Two years ago I suddenly had trouble with balance, walking and continence. My GP and I assumed it was that bad lumbar disc, and tried McKenzie exercises, physical therapy and ...
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Been a long time

Been so long since I have been here it almost feels like becoming a new member!
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New here; doctor is looking for ms.

Hello everyone.
I'm a 31 year old female.

I don't know a whole lot about ms other than my grandmother and her sister bother had it, my grandmother got dementia from it and her starter lived 30 years with it.

My neurologist thinks I may have it.
I was referred to a neurologist after I visited my primary doc for tingling that turned into intense itching in my legs that just wouldn't stop.

My complete ...
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Hello, I'm new!

Hi, my name is Virginia Rose.

I was diagnosed with MS two years ago. Before being diagnosed, I had no idea I was sick. I mean, I had some idea, and I had been on a long journey tryign to "figure out what was wrong with me", but my family always thought I was a lazy hypochondriac, and it was really hard to believe otherwise.

Then I the first big MS attack happened, and I ...
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New to ThisIsMS, just learned of David Wheldon Protocol

I was diagnosed in 2010 with RRMS. Tried several disease modifying therapies, on Rebif now. Looking for a better way. Fatigue and brain fog biggest challenge. Actively looking into the David Wheldon protocol and very hopeful it will be my answer!
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disabled vet recently diagnosed

Hi everyone, my name is Bryan. i've finally decided to look around for a venue to talk about this a bit.

I am 35 years old, and left the army 2 years ago with a medical discharge and received a 90% rating from the VA after 16 years. i have disk disease and arthritis in my spine, foot knee and neck problems etc.... and sleep apnea. for years ive battled with chronic pain all over ...
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