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New

I'm new and just wanted to introduce myself. I was diagnosed in September 1999 when I was 22. I have PPMS. My symptoms have been a slow progression over the last 8-1/2 years. I use a cane now.

I am 30 now and just looking to make friends with those who understand the hardships of having MS.
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Nice story

This is a nice story - this guy was diagnosed the same time as me (4 years ago). It was 27C (80F) in London yesterday. I went out for a 30 mins on my mountain bike - something I couldn't have done 2 years ago. Not quiet as impressive as winning a golf tournament - but being almost back to normal is priceless.


http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/ ... 083129.ece

Ian
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Symptoms...

This seems to ring true with me from time to time... :roll:


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SCT India

I thought there was this topic from a couple of weeks back but I can't find it.

http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/nation ... 0093.story
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European Neurological Society Meeting

The European Neurological Society is in the midst of their annual meeting and it looks like there are numerous presentations on a variety of MS topics.

This is a link to the meeting. And here's a link to search the scientific programme . I just couldn't get a decent link to all the MS abstracts. :roll:

Sharon
Read more : European Neurological Society Meeting | Views : 1571 | Replies : 1 | Forum : General Discussion


Influence

While not infecting all doctors, there is certainly an epidemic of influence (aka "educational expenses") by the pharmaceutical companies on doctor's practices...

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lets move South

Hi All,
If Northern latitudes contribute to MS and Equatorial climes have virtually no MS, what happens when someone with MS moves South? There must be research dealing with this question. My question is a bit self serving, I just spent 10 days near Belize, it was very hot and humid and I have not felt better in 2 years. I literally had a pre-MS life for 10 days. I'm back and so are my ...
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at the rock show...

so i went to a crazy loud all ages rock show last night and i think i was easily twice as old as some of those kids hehe! it was only $12 and a tiny crowd which i could not figure out because they are about to tour europe and such??!!

but for the first time since dx, i let go and jumped around almost like i used to (a little cautious on the landings), ...
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Harvard researchers find how to turn on brain stem cells

I, for one, welcome our new mice overlords.

http://www.bizjournals.com/masshightech ... ily60.html

Harvard Medical School scientists have discovered molecules in the brain that can turn stem cells into neurons and repair damaged tissue, which could lead to new treatments for such conditions as Alzheimer's disease and spinal cord injuries.

The research behind the discovery was done at Harvard's Schepens Eye Research Institute, where scientists found that stem cells are ubiquitous ...
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milestones....

Our 24th wedding anniversary June 9th. From college newlyweds to adults.

I'm proud of us. This last year has been the most challenging yet.

thanks for letting me share it with y'all-
AC
Read more : milestones.... | Views : 1621 | Replies : 4 | Forum : Daily Life


 

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