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Laymans explanation how nerves work

OK, they are trying to sell stuff at this web site, but I found their explanation as something I could understand, so I thought someone else may find it of value as well.
The nervous system is made up of groups of cells called neurons. A neuron is a cell body with a nucleus, a dendrite (which receives input) and an axon (which relays signals to other cells). Neurons transmit information through the body in ...
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Happy New, Healthier Year

To everyone... the protocol veterans of several years and the newbies who haven't yet started, a happier, healthier New Year to us all.
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Invetigational MS drug summary

Happy New Year, below is a easy to read drug summary I found this morning!


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Therapies_ ... _sclerosis
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Non-stop Eyelid-twitchings - My personal comments

Medication-induced Non-stop Persistent Eyelid-twitching - How I Eventually Get It Totally Cured By Acupuncture & Other Medical Details


Note : The following article is only meant as a reference material to the intended recipients and advices should be sought from the medical experts to establish the authenticity of its contents. For your information, I get this non-stop eyelid twitching sickness which is diagnosed as one of the symptoms of Tardive Dyskinesia (neuroleptic medication-induced repetitive, involuntary, ...
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IL-17

IL-17 has been researched quite a bit over the last couple of years at least. Here is some interesting evidence of its involvment in MS.



Interleukin-17 Production in Central Nervous System-Infiltrating T Cells and Glial Cells Is Associated with Active Disease in Multiple Sclerosis.

Am J Pathol. 2007 Dec 21
Tzartos JS, Friese MA, Craner MJ, Palace J, Newcombe J, Esiri MM, Fugger L.
From the Departments of Neuropathology* and Clinical Neurology, John Radcliffe Hospital, ...
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To us

Well it’s a new year and we all still have ms, I was thinking how we always are looking for better things to come in the future which I’m sure will happen but tonight one of the toasts you make should be to us the ones that live with this no matter how mild or severe your symptoms. They all put stress on us; they all change our lives in some way. We are surrounded ...
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Anyone have experience with Destination Cure?

I was thinking about getting into contact with this group if I am able to continue my running after I start rebif. I don't run marathons but perhaps I could use the races I do run to raise money/awareness for MS research etc.
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Non-ON Eye Strain?

I was wondering if my good eye could be straining itself since my ON eye has such bad vision. Sometimes especially late in the day and especially in poor lighting, I don't feel like I'm seeing as well as I should be and I get worried about my eyes. I also really only notice it at a distance but this is a recent development so I'm worried that my good eye will start to go ...
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ANTIBIOTIC IN ADDITION TO INTERFERON MAY SLOW MS

A new study suggests that taking an antibiotic in combination with interferon beta 1-a, a current disease-modifying medication for MS, could slow progression of the disease. Published in the online issue of the Archives of Neurology, the study was conducted by Dr Alireza Minagar and colleagues from the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport. Interferon beta 1-a (Avonex) is injected into the muscle and is usually taken once a week. Although it is not ...
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Newbie questions....

Hello. I was recently diagnosed this past Friday (still waiting on 1/2 of the spinal fluid results) with MS.

Are nausea, diarrhea and loss of appetite symptoms from MS? It seems since my first attack on Thursday every time I've had a bowel movement I've just had the worst diarrhea. Since returning home the diarrhea has remain and joined by just nausea and intestinal uneasyness.

I've read that bowel control can be an issue but ...
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