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TECFIDERA Pills or AVONEX PEN

Hello everyone ,

I was recently diagnosed with MS , i was on solu medrol for 5 days , and now my doctor gave me 2 options for the next treatment, Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate) or Avonex pen (injection) , has anyone used either? And what do you recommend?

Thank you
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Devic's disease Testimonials (Coimbra Protocol)

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Devic's disease Testimonials (Coimbra Protocol)



Devic's disease, or neuromyelitis optica, (NMO) is a type of inflammatory demyelinating disease. A demyelinating disease occurs when the myelin sheath, a protective covering that surrounds brain and spinal cord nerves is damaged. In the case of Devic's disease, the patient develops myelitis (inflammation of the spinal cord) and optic neuritis (inflammation of the optic nerve).

Devic is considered a "cousin" of MS, but more aggressive, with a ...


Kidney transplants and vitamin D

I was reading this profile on a transplant surgeon which says,

http://www.surgery.wisc.edu/education-t ... /trainers/
"His lab was the first to identify the innate nature of “autoimmune” Th17 and Treg responses that are critical for the success or failure of lung and heart transplants. "

If it is the Th17 that causes transplant failures, maybe the Coimbra protocol would allow a drug free transplant?
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Scientists discover how T-cells cause damage to the brain

Using a mouse model of human multiple sclerosis (MS), scientists have discovered how T-cells can easily damage the brain...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/scientists-discover-how-t-cells-cause-damage-brain-210317
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McDonald criteria

Hello could anybody explain what an objective clinical lesion is
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Researchers make major brain repair discovery

HI Friends please read very good information
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2017-03- ... rosis.html

Until now, medical treatment could limit relapses but could not reverse the damage already done by the condition. The exciting aspect of this new research is that the team have uncovered beneficial effects of immune cells in myelin repair that have potential to reverse myelin damage. The study was an international collaboration including experts in Cambridge, San Francisco, Edinburgh, ...
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MS advice needed

Hi some advice needed I've already been refferd to a neurologist but I get constant tingling in my legs especially at night my right eye goes blurry when I have hot bath (had eyes checked they were fine) I've been getting quite a lot of leg spasams and pain in my legs sometimes when I walk up or down stairs they just stop on me and I need to hold onto something for a few ...
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The Brain's Way of Healing

The Brain's Way of Healing by Norman Doidge, 2015

    "In The Brain That Changes Itself, Norman Doidge described the most important breakthrough in our understanding of the brain in four hundred years: the discovery that the brain can change its own structure and function in response to mental experience—what we call neuroplasticity.

    His revolutionary new book shows, for the first time, how the amazing process of neuroplastic healing really works. It describes natural, non-invasive avenues ...
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2016 study: integrating dietitians into primary health care

Integrating dietitians into primary health care: benefits for patients, dietitians and the general practice team
http://www.publish.csiro.au/HC/pdf/HC16018
ABSTRACT
INTRODUCTION: Dietetic service delivery in primary health care is an emerging area of dietetic practice in New Zealand.
AIM: This paper aims to describe the dietetic services being delivered in this setting and dietitians’ perceptions of the factors that have an effect on their ability to deliver an optimal service.
METHODS: Individual, ...
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TVAM

Has anyone had the TVAM procedure at Autonomic Specialists in California? what was your outcome?
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