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IV Steroid Therapy...what can I expect?

We have a home-care nurse coming to the house tomorrow to begin IV steroid therapy on my husband.

What can I expect from this? Aside from the obvious, i.e., he'll be hooked up to an IV, what sort of side effects will he experience? And in a broader sense, what sort of impact will this have, in the various areas of his life over the next week. And what about long-term? Is there anyone out ...
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Neck pain and Muscle Relaxants

Sharon, that cagey lady, got the muscle relaxant Soma for her neck pain post surgery and felt great relief. She recognized relief after a massage and realized it was muscle tightness causing her misery.

This may be something others will try as well and I wanted a thread to follow the information regarding this idea. If you use a muscle relaxant for neck pain please report it here.

For me, I had stents on May ...
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Is this an MS Symptom

I have had this symptom for about ten years but was only dxed with ms 5 years ago. Baasically when I drink or eat something cold I get horrific cramps that cause me to double over, sweat, and sometimes vomit within 10 minutes. Drinking a warm liquid will stop the pain in about 15 min. Is this something that could be caused by MS or is it something else I should get checked out thanks.
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Skydog (Mark) is leaving for Stanford

Hey, Mark!

Just wanted you to get your own "little space" on TIMS as you travel to Stanford. Those of us who have gone before you have left a few crumbs along the path to help you get there - you will leave more for the next person. We will all look forward to hearing from you - glad you are taking a computer - we are like a bunch of baby birds waiting for ...

Myelopathy associated with bilateral jugular vein occlusion!

YES!!! Seek and ye shall find!!!

Spinal cord myelopathy attributed to bilateral jugular vein occlusion and impaired venous drainage....
This gal had demyelinating lesions (just like MS) on her spinal cord because her jugular veins were blocked. This is the disease model we are seeing in patients tested by Drs. Zamboni and Dake.

Ventriculoperitoneal shunt failure causing myelopathy in a
patient with bilateral jugular vein occlusion
Case report ...


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New Wheelchair Kamikaze video: In Search of Audrey Hepburn

Here's my latest video, shot from my wheelchair mounted camera. It's a trip across Manhattan, in search of a statue dedicated to the great actress and humanitarian, Audrey Hepburn.

I hope everyone enjoys it... ... earch.html
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What Next??

Well it seems that the Tysabri is not slowing down this damn disease, Ive only had 2 infusions but i am progressing. I have to talk with neuro next week to discuss further treatments. should i stick this out on tysabri or look into something different? Oh I have had 2 mris in the last few months with no enhancing lesions.
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