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terrified of tysabri...what to do?

Hi...my husband was diagnosed with MS about 2 years ago. He tried Rebif and had horrible side effects. He switched to Avonex and did better, but it wasn't clear what was worse: the disease or the treatments. His doctor told us about Tysabri and told us to think about it. He's been off all meds for 3 months and is doing so well. He's like a new man...every now and then his leg gets weak, ...
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Lingo

Any news about lingo research? Or other myelin friendly issues?
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Off meds.. Your thoughts please...

I was doing so so on Copaxone...so I thought but then it started again...shots being too awful..side affects..I could not move, stiff and in pain...could not do anything but barely do my job and sleep...I lost my quality of life..could not go anywhere..not even church...getting up to go to work was a HUGE ordeal for me let alone anything else...and I stayed in pain. I called my pharmacy and said no more meds please. Stop ...
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I went off my meds...and wanted your thoughts

I was doing so so on Copaxone...so I thought but then it started again...shots being too awful..side affects..I could not move, stiff and in pain...could not do anything but barely do my job and sleep...I lost my quality of life..could not go anywhere..not even church...getting up to go to work was a HUGE ordeal for me let alone anything else...and I stayed in pain. I called my pharmacy and said no more meds please. Stop ...
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KIF1B

Neuron gene linked to multiple sclerosis: study
Medicine & Health / Diseases

A newly-discovered genetic flaw may lay the nervous system open to assault from the body's own immune system, leading to multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published Sunday.

In MS, the immune system attacks myelin, the fatty sheath that protects the cells of the central nervous system.

As a result, nerve signals get slowed or blocked, causing difficulties in movement and coordination, ...
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PAD2

I don't think this was already posted..

Multiple Sclerosis Research Charges Ahead With New Mouse Model Of DiseaseScienceDaily (Nov. 10, 2008) — A new study highlights the role of a charge-switching enzyme in nervous system deficits characteristic of multiple sclerosis and other related neurological illness.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is one of several diseases in which myelin – the insulator for electrical signaling in the nervous system – breaks down and causes severe deficits in brain ...
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Please, advice . . .

Hi all,

I hate this because I feel like I'm whining but . . .

A brief background - diagnosed a year ago, was able to continue working for about six months, then had to take disability . . . the short term disability ended and they denied my long term so I was forced to move in with my brother . . .

My brother and his girl know of the MS, but unfortunately?, ...
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How do I get my family to understand?

Hi all . . . I was diagnosed a year ago with MS . . . its something I've felt coming for a long time so it was no surprise to me . . .

I am "fortunate" that I am still walking unaided most of the time and my peripheral tests are still in the normal range . . . my problem? I suffer from all of the "invisible" symptoms - extreme fatigue, easily ...
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MS hugs - a rare symptom

I just had an MS hug appear - well it's identical to others I have had and so I called my docs for something to help (they prescribe anti-inflammatorys to help with the muscle spasms). The dr that called me back had never heard of MS hugs and had to go away and check b4 he could decide what to give me. When he called back he commented that according to teh specialists it is ...
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The MS Society - New guide dispels myths of miracle cures

10 Nov 2008

The MS Society has today joined forces with charitable trust Sense About Science as part of an initiative to highlight the importance of evidence-based information on new treatments and therapies.

A guide published today entitled ‘I’ve got nothing to lose by trying it’ explains how to tell the beneficial from the bogus in the face of miracle cure stories, new wonder-drugs and breakthrough therapies that are increasingly promoted in the media and ...
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