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Hi new to forum

Hi I was browsing the net and found this forum. I was diagnosed with MS officially almost a year ago. I've been on Avonex the whole time. I was wondering if anyone had problems with injection site pain. I usually never have to many issues with self injecting, but 2 weeks ago I did a side of the thigh injection which I've done many times before and I'm still having pain and it's sore to ...
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is Bungee Jumping dangerous for MS ?

I've diagnosed with MS last year and now I'm symptom-free and wanna Jump from a 40 meter bungee. Is this very dangerous for me? Does it increase the risk of another attack? Is there any previous cases of relapse due to jumping stress?
Thank you so much in advance.
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Pregnenolone

Does anyone use pregnenolone instead of DHEA for nerve/myelin regeneration?
I have read that it works better as it can converted to DHEA and/or other hormones say testosterone, progesterone, estriol, estradiol etc through different pathways:
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Another article...

This was posted on another forum (I'm trying to find the source)...

But it's SO exciting that it's getting attention - though, I hope that doesn't slow me down! ;)



New approach promising against multiple sclerosis

By Will Dunham1 hour, 39 minutes ago

Treatment with an immune-suppressing drug may help people with the incurable disease multiple sclerosis, researchers said on Monday.

Their small study showed that treatment ...
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Results of a small HDC trial

Its only a small group of 9 MS patients with aggressive MS followed for up to 24 month. But a 39% average improvemt in EDSS sounds promising.
Trial results

--Frank


p.s.:
I posted the same study in the HDC forum because it seems to fit in both.
If I should avoid "doubleposting" of that kind in the future please let me know which forum I should prefer in a similar situation.
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Small HDC trial results

Chris, is this the same group at JH that did your treatment?

Its only a small group of 9 MS patients with aggressive MS followed for up to 24 month. But a 39% average improvemt in EDSS sounds promising.
Trial results

--Frank
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Immunesystem monitoring tool

This one might be important for MS basic research:
http://www.primidi.com/2008/06/09.html#a2210

--Frank
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More statin research

I think this suggests that statins might have a positive effect.


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New

I'm new and just wanted to introduce myself. I was diagnosed in September 1999 when I was 22. I have PPMS. My symptoms have been a slow progression over the last 8-1/2 years. I use a cane now.

I am 30 now and just looking to make friends with those who understand the hardships of having MS.
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