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MS and lost confidence

Hello all, I am new to this site. As someone who was at one time fairly athletic and intellectual, I struggle with the fact that I am unable to do many of the things that I once loved to do. My wife tells me that I seem to have lost much of my confidence and while it hurts to hear this, I am sure it is very true. Here is my question to other MS'ers ...
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MS Journal

Hi everyone!

I am new here and wanted to extend an invitation to all my fellow MS'ers. I have been writing a journal of my experience with MS so far. Please feel free to check it out if you'd like. I try to add some humor to the posts, as we all know a little humor can go a long way. :lol:

Thank you!

Please click on ...
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New MS Blogger

Hello Members:

I would like to introduce myself, My name is Robert and I'm a new member here. I've had MS since 1989 and wanted to share all the information I've learned about myself and the disease. You can find me at http://www.ConquerMS.com
Robert
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ACP January 09 Newsletter

Accelerated Cure Project has enrolled 1,000th case study participant in repository:

http://www.acceleratedcure.org/download ... ol0704.pdf
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To chelate or not to chelate...?

Oh well, nobody else seems to want to start this thread so here goes! I should point out that I know little about this subject apart from what I’ve learned from this forum and Google..

For anyone who is new to the term ‘chelation’ it means (in non technical terms) the removal of unwanted substances, such as heavy metals, from the body. An iron chelator is a substance which binds with iron and removes it ...
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Article on Campath

Positve, but realistic article on effectiveness of Camapth.

Buzz around Campath proof-of-concept trial in MS 16 January 2009

When news broke in October that an approved cancer therapy had, for the first time, halted the progress of multiple sclerosis (MS), excitement was tangible among clinicians and patient groups. The phase 2 study's results are certainly unprecedented in MS. But whether Campath (alemtuzumab), a monoclonal antibody (mAb) already approved to treat leukemia, actually 'reverses' MS, ...
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Xtend-Life

My loving wife has gotten this multivitamin for us.

Anyone else used it?
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Drug Induced Neurological Disorders: Book Review

this is a book i would very much like to get my hands on!

Book reviews
Drug-Induced Neurological Disorders. Second Edition
Jain KK. Hogrefe & Huber Publishers, Seattle, WA, 2001.
ISBN 0-88937-219-5. Price around £56 UK, $79 US

This book is an encyclopedia of drug-induced neurological
disorders. The author has made an effort to include as
many reported conditions, rare and frequent (some 5000
citations). As the book is well researched the amount of
data ...
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Article on CAM

Here's an interesting article on complimentary alternative medicine (CAM) which discusses how more mainstream doctors are beginning to appreciate the potential benefits of CAM therapy.

Doctors going alternative
More mainstream physicians suggesting meditation, massage and acupuncture

By Julie Deardorff | Tribune reporter
1:59 AM CST, January 14, 2009

For years, Dr. Ali Keshavarzian ignored "alternative" therapies because his Western-trained brain wanted more evidence that they actually worked.

But Keshavarzian also knew conventional medicine often needed ...
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I think I had an attack on Copaxone....

Sorry gang, but this might be kinda long....

I had some kind of attack yesterday morning. I have never felt
anything like it before in my life.

I had read that Copaxone users can encounter the occasional "reaction"
to the drug, even after years of being on it without having said
reaction. It usually is described as a "flushing" feeling in the
skin, tightness in the chest, shortness of breath, etc. for short
time...about 15 ...
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