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another newbie

hi all, i am new also. I was diagnosed 2 months ago after several testings, my biggest issues are with walking, my gait, just alot of weakness. I am 52, my brother also has MS, he is 2 years older than me and was diagnosed at age 50, we are both kind of on the older side to be diagnosed, but who knows how long its been going on , expecially with myself, I have ...
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Getting Ready for Stanford

I noticed that Mark and I sort of hijacked Holly's thread by discussing the medical records he should take. So, I decided to start a new thread to help those who are on their way to Stanford. I think having the tips and suggestions in one place will help those who are on their way. This is also a good place to ask the general questions......

Here are some topics that could be (and have ...
Read more : Getting Ready for Stanford | Views : 7226 | Replies : 44 | Forum : Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)


Got an email from Dr. Kerr regarding my MRI on Thursday.

"got it. the MRI looks great Chris. The MS is completely and totally inactive. Good news!!"

That is the email I got from the good doctor verbatim.

So it definitely looks like the treatment in addition to the Copaxone has cured the Auto Immune side of MS. I am going to use the word cure until I pop something active or new again.

I am a believer this may be a venous issue so even ...


Neurologist Visit

I had a regular six month visit with my neurologist yesterday.

My doctor could not stop talking about how positive the outlook was for the new oral drugs coming along. He expects to see one if not more out by the Fall of this year.

We started talking about vitamin d, and he said he had to prepare for a talk he was giving just a little while ago and he started saying how good ...
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nitric oxide benefits sex

just watched the Discovery health channel and they were saying that NOx has a positive effect on erection ... :oops:
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SHOULD WE HAVE MORE KIDS??

Hi all
Im new here, hope you dont mind me asking a question.

My husband was diagnosed with ms last year...he gets tired alot, cold hands, pins and needles and it does affect his vision sometimes, but at present we do lead normal life as possible.

I am not sure if I have fully taken it all in and am very scared of what the future may hold.

My main reason for this topic though, ...
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Sharon's post op CCSVI

What an adventure!! My "bucket list" (you know the movie with Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman), did not have this adventure listed on it, but it does have "fight the MS with everything positive". Even though I feel pretty crappy right now, I think I can put a check mark alongside that entry.

THE TESTS The tests are basically the same thing we have all been through before except for the breathing exercise in the ...
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HydrangeaRoot Shows Promise In Treating Autoimmune Disorders

Hydrangea Root Shows Promise In Treating Autoimmune Disorders
Featured Article
Main Category: Immune System / Vaccines
Also Included In: Arthritis / Rheumatology; Diabetes; Multiple Sclerosis
Article Date: 05 Jun 2009 - 7:00 PDT


US researchers found that a drug made from the root of the hydrangea plant, which has for centuries been used in Chinese medicine, showed promising results in treating autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, inflammatory bowel disease, type 1 diabetes, ...
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Going on LDN

I have made my mind up to go on this. I am in England and have found a Dr who will let me have this. There is an inital fee then I pay for a 1 month suppy. I have nothing to lose I feel and have stopped totally the Avonex as the side-effects were like entering hell and being spat out again.
Had another ropey week and am hoping so hard that this will ...
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My new MRI

Some lesions are now completely gone with all of them healing now.

Seems to be working on the AI side of MS.
Read more : My new MRI | Views : 2375 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Revimmune (cyclophosphamide or cytoxan)


 

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