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Exercise has changed my life!

I started exercising on January 2, 2007. I have always made excuses...I don't feel good....I can't, I'm too overweight....my body hurts...I'm too dizzy, etc. I decided that I needed to strengthen my body and the weight loss would also help me feel better. I was also worried about Type 2 diabetes....I don't need another disease!

I use the weight resistance machines for about 45 minutes and walk on the treadmill for about 30 minutes...faithfully, daily. ...
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severe acne

Hello everyone, I have been having a rather weird problem with my face, posting here just to see if anyone is experiencing the same problems.

I have been taking Betaseron for 2 years know, no problems at all with the medication in terms of sickness and fever problem, however for at least a year now I have been experiencing severe acne on my face, I am 27 years old and passed a acne condition at ...
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CFS

Here's an interesting article about CFS - the experts now say that there is neuro-inflammation, EBV (which causes glandular fever / mono) is the prime suspect, trials are planned (i) using an anti-viral and (ii) using betaferon.

Ian

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0, ... 61,00.html
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Confused...

Here's something that I find particularly confusing. Why isn't MS or any other autoimmune disease listed as an exclusion for donating blood under the Red Cross' Eligibility Guidelines ??? This confuses me because adoptive transfer has been a standard technique in MS research for some time. Take for example the myelin reactive T-cells (MRTCs) that have received so much discussion due to Opexa's Tovaxin therapy under development. The MRTCs (assuming they're not rendered division incompetent ...
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How long does Copaxone take to work?

My neuro, who originally diagnosed me PPMS (Dec 2005), now thinks I may be having an relapse... So, I've just done a round of coticosteroids and have be advised to consider a CRAB drug.

I suggested Copaxone, but the neuro felt that this drug takes too long to begin working. He mentioned that it can take 6 months too reach full effect. Has anyone heard of Copaxone taking this long to take effect?

By the ...
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nausea

Hi,
I have been nauses for over a week now. Any suggestions till I get to my neuro Tuesday?
Thanks
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Parasitic infection is found to benefit MS patients

I hope this was the right forum to place that hopeful news in.

I found it especially interesting when taking the following news in regard, where people in italy using BCG vaccination to generate immunetolerance - maybe its the same mechanism of action.
http://neurology.org/cgi/content/abstract/53/7/1588

--Frank


Parasitic infection is found to benefit MS patients
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Patients with multiple sclerosis who also happen to have an intestinal parasite appear to have ...
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Could I now be SPMS??

Hi everyone :) I have had MS for 13 years, so I am not new to the disease.

However, I am concerned that ever since my last relapse this past April, I have not been the same. Mosty it was my leg/foot was affected (had to get AFO) and that did come back.

However, I did develope daily tremors, spasms, pain, fatigue issues that remain to this ...
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Cannabinor Phase 2a trial

Pharmos Announces Clinical Data from Phase 2a Trial of Cannabinor for Capsaicin-induced Pain


Safe and Well Tolerated with No Serious Adverse Effects

ISELIN, N.J., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -. Pharmos Corp. today announced preliminary results from its Phase 2a study evaluating intravenous (i.v.) cannabinor, a CB2-selective synthetic cannabinoid compound, in a capsaicin-induced pain model. The drug candidate did not meet the primary endpoint defined by analgesic effects compared to placebo, but confirmed safety and tolerability observed ...
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