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about to stop after 8 weeks? no relief yet..

ok, so first post here. but I really need some inspiring news here to keep me on tecfidera. before tec, I was on copaxone for 1.5 years, then got pregnant with third, then nursing, etc... so after all of that, I decided to get on tecfidera.
started may 15 of this year with a month of the 120mg (slipped through the cracks I guess, thought I could only get a week of it) then started ...


about to stop tecfiera after 8 wks? any silver lining here?

ok, so first post here. but I really need some inspiring news here to keep me on tecfidera. before tec, I was on copaxone for 1.5 years, then got pregnant with third, then nursing, etc... so after all of that, I decided to get on tecfidera.
started may 15 of this year with a month of the 120mg (slipped through the cracks I guess, thought I could only get a week of it) then started ...
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new! call centers and hiccups! don't miss it!

To all those millions of Call Center employees out there trying to call me right now:

You could get a bonus!

You could go to the head of your class!

You could end up running this very Call Center, whether in Bangalor, Toucson, or Washington. D.C. or state!


Here is the ear-worm to suggest hypnotically, unconsciously to everyone at your Call Center:

Suggest a Button. A Button you press. A Button which apparently, does nothing. ...


Mandibular disorders more common in MS patients than control

Mandibular disorders are more common in MS patients than control and the ratio is 3:1 (56.7% versus 16.7%). This is not exactly CCSVI but it fixes into the proposal of our upright doctor.

Prevalence of temporomandibular disorders symptoms in patients with multiple sclerosis.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24964107

Abstract

The aim of the present study was to assess the prevalence of symptoms of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) in patients with the relapsing-remitting form of ...


Aspartame

This articles talks about the mechanism which allows aspartame to effect the brain.

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/artic ... =565710811
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Tysabri has an effect on oligoclonal bands..........

Tysabri has an effect on oligoclonal bands in the cerebrospinal fluid of MS patients

Effects of natalizumab on oligoclonal bands in the cerebrospinal fluid of multiple sclerosis patients: A longitudinal study.

Mancuso R, Franciotta D, Rovaris M, Caputo D, Sala A, Hernis A, Agostini S, Calvo M, Clerici M.

Abstract

Retrospective studies show that natalizumab modifies oligoclonal immunoglobulin (IgG) bands (OCBs) in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients.

In this study, we ...


leg cramps

Hi,I have been suffering just at night with terrible leg cramps/spasms which sometimes are so bad at night that I can't sleep,
Is there any natural product which anybody finds helps with leg cramps?
It would be great to get a good night sleep!
thanks Sue
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Patent to diagnose MS based on Kir4.1

Maybe this is not very related to CCSVI, or maybe it is. In any case is worth to share it.

Means and methods for diagnosing and treating multiple sclerosis
US 20140080156 A1

http://www.google.com/patents/US20140080156

ABSTRACT

This invention relates to a peptide comprising or consisting of at least 8 consecutive amino acid residues of the sequence set forth in SEQ ID NO: 3, provided that said peptide does not consist of ...


Maternal ai disorders linked to autism

We're trying to have a second child and this research scares the heck out of me.

Has anyone done thorough research? There are many studies, here's a synopsis:
A new study suggests that about 1 in 10 mothers of children with autism have antibodies that react with proteins in the brain of their children, and these antibrain antibodies correlate with maternal autoimmunity.

The study found an increased prevalence of autoimmune disease, especially rheumatoid arthritis ...
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Starting disease modifier 6 years after dx

Hi guys,

I've been trapped in a very stressful cycle for the last six years. I was dx with RRMS in 2006. I did Rebif for just over a year. I had a really hard time with the flu-like symptoms, then I had my biggest relapse (vertigo). We were planning to try for pregnancy not long after, so I quit the Rebif in early 2008.

It's now 6 years later and I haven't been on ...
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