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brain biopsy anyone?

Gp says I have MS, but Neuro is still saying possible MS. I have a large lesion (2cm) in my brain (was thought to be a tumor, but biopsy proved it's a lesion) Anybody else here need to have surgery to rule out a tumor? I've read all kinds of forum's, no ones mentioned it. Symptoms began this Feb. 'Wooden' arms & feet, very clumsy, uncoordinated, etc. So far I've had 2MRI's, 3 CT's, 1 ...
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Goin' to Cali

Well my date's tentatively set for week of July 13. He told me to block out 3 days but it would maybe only take 2. I can't flippin' wait.
Read more : Goin' to Cali | Views : 2275 | Replies : 9 | Forum : Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

Dr. Zamboni's website

I have received an email from Dr. Zamboni in answer to my request for access to his presentation at the 2009 Charing Cross Symposium.
I do not think he would mind if I share this information
thank you for the Forum interest in CCSVI. The origin of such a new window open on MS is get back of 8-9 years, or more. We are preparing, thanks to the generousity of Hilarescere Foundation, a web site ...
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Good book for newly diagnosed?

Hi there.
I have been recently diagnsed with MS and I'm looking for a good book to help me out with information. Anything that can tell me what to expect and what I should do in both the long and short term.
Scared and confused. Help please. Thanks.
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BBB Question

So I believe I have read somewhere that in MS the Blood Brain Barrier breaks down, correct me if I'm wrong. So I guess my question is, when/ if the BBB "breaks down" or w/e does this mean its going to stop meds from working properly by not getting thru the BBB or does it mean that drugs can be much more effective?

the way i was kinda thinking was if the BBB essentially works ...
Read more : BBB Question | Views : 1045 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion

Thinking of You card for Marie

To All -

Marie should be starting to pack her suitcase for her trip to Stanford. We all know the contributions Marie has made to this forum - how many times have we asked her to explain a medical term? - how many times has she found a medical resource to answer our questions? For those of us who have decided to be tested and/or treated - we are fortunate that Marie is part of ...
Read more : Thinking of You card for Marie | Views : 3220 | Replies : 18 | Forum : Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

Myomo E100

Hey i just found this and thought that it was a really amazing story after doing a little work i found that the product that they are using the Myomo E100
Here is the story ... 0905141710
Here is the companies web site
Read more : Myomo E100 | Views : 1951 | Replies : 1 | Forum : Medical Devices

Obama e letter re: healthcare reform

Health care news worth sharing
From: President Barack Obama <> To:
Date: Wed, 13 May 2009 2:19 pm

Good afternoon,

You are receiving this email because you signed up at My staff and I plan to use these messages as a way to directly communicate about important issues and opportunities, and today I have some encouraging updates about health care reform.

The ...
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How to Understand Remission in CCSVI

One issue that people and doctors have alluded to in the CCSVI discussion as a proof that MS cannot be vascular , is the relapsing/remitting nature of MS. How can we understand exacerbations, flares and remission within this paradigm?

I wanted to start a thread to try and ferret out some research to understand this facet of MS.

This first post is just some rambling thoughts...but we'll get the science going.

One thing that I ...

Ginger eases chemotherapy nausea

This might give some help for HDC patience...

Read more : Ginger eases chemotherapy nausea | Views : 1826 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Revimmune (cyclophosphamide or cytoxan)


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