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Any advice?

Ive been struggling with many issues health wise for 5 years now (im 25), ive had 10 surgeries on my abdomen (pelvic area) including hysterectomy, oophorectomy, gallbladder, appendix and multiple lysis of adhesions and endometriosis. Amongst all of this I have been suffering from severe pain in my lower back and hips as well as problems with walking and balance and dizziness/numbness/spasms/loss of leg control for short periods of time, numbness in my tongue, etc. ...
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Missing a Dose... what might happen?

Good Morning people! - My purpose of posting this fourm is to get your experiences and thoughts. Here's a little background information:

I am 21 years old, living with MS, and receiving Tysabri infusions every 4 weeks as treatment.

I am a relatively healthy MS patient. Besides a few annoying MS symptoms (typical bowel/bladder), I can run up to 4 miles, I have good endurance, and am a very bright college student.

Next summer, I ...
Read more : Missing a Dose... what might happen? | Views : 188 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Tysabri (Antegren or Natalizumab)


Do you have the ringing in your ears?

Feeling optimistic but man the ringing in your ears can make it hard to sleep at night. Anyone know of some vitamins that may help? :geek:
Read more : Do you have the ringing in your ears? | Views : 172 | Replies : 2 | Forum : Tecfidera (BG-12, dimethyl fumarate)


Clinical features and disability progression in Tunisian MS

Clinical features and disability progression in multiple sclerosis in Tunisia

Clinical features and disability progression in multiple sclerosis in Tunisia: Do we really have a more aggressive disease course?

Sidhom Y, Damak M, Riahi A, Hizem Y, Mrissa R, Mhiri C, Gouider R.


Abstract

BACKGROUND: Few epidemiological data are available on multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in North Africa (NA). Studies of immigrants from NA showed a more aggressive course compared to European patients..... Read More ...
Read more : Clinical features and disability progression in Tunisian MS | Views : 147 | Replies : 0 | Forum : General Discussion


primary progressive ms-stem cell research NYSCF scientists

how close is so close? lets hope very very soon!

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE:

24-Jul-2014

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Contact: David McKeon
dmckeon@nyscf.org
212-365-7440
New York Stem Cell Foundation

NYSCF scientists one step closer to cell therapy for multiple sclerosis patients

New study shows efficiency at making living human cells from MS patients' skin samples

NEW YORK, NY (July 24, 2014) – Scientists at ...
Read more : primary progressive ms-stem cell research NYSCF scientists | Views : 245 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Stem Cells


MS treatment Plegridy™(peginterferon beta-1a) approved in EU

Biogen Idec has announced that the European Commission (EC) has granted marketing authorization for PlegridyTM (peginterferon beta-1a) as a treatment for adults with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), the most common form of multiple sclerosis (MS). Plegridy is dosed once every two weeks and is administered subcutaneously with the Plegridy Pen, a new ready-to-use autoinjector, or a prefilled syringe..... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/PEGylatedinterferonbeta


Does Aubagio help reduce symptoms?? Or mainly relapses??

Hi
Dragging my feet on getting started with Aubagio. It's mental.......I don't want to be sick again.

Does Aubagio help reduce symptoms?? Such as fatigue, spasticity?? Or is the main hope for it to prevent relapses??

Tysabri helped reduce symptoms. Does Aubagio help like that, I guess is what I am asking??

I know this is like a chemo drug. I've had my share of chemo and it's the pits. I REALLY, REALLY don't want ...
Read more : Does Aubagio help reduce symptoms?? Or mainly relapses?? | Views : 144 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Aubagio (teriflunomide)


Don't even recognize my life anymore

I am new to this site and so glad to have found it. I have been going to doctor after doctor and even neurologist and had an MRI, which was clear, and every blood test and other test they have done had come back normal. But I don't even recognize my life anymore. 2 years ago I was a healthy happy working 36 year old who worked out 6 days a week and was considered ...
Read more : Don't even recognize my life anymore | Views : 243 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Undiagnosed


JC virus urinary excretion and seroprevalence.....

JC virus urinary excretion and seroprevalence in natalizumab-treated MS patients

The risk of developing progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML), as a consequence of infection/reactivation with JC virus (JCV), is consistent in natalizumab-treated multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, with 430 cases of PML reported so far.......... Read More - http://www.ms-uk.org/tysabri


New to support in general.

I am a 27 year old male who was diagnosed 4 years ago with MS, apparently I have had lesions in my brain since I was a preteen. I have not been given a type other than MS. It may be because I have not been able to get medication. I have been fighting for it since 2012 because I was under the impression the paperwork I gave to my doctor, which was the ssi ...
Read more : New to support in general. | Views : 205 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Introductions


 

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