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One for Shayk


Here's some good news on the hormones front. I'm going to cheer people up before my 2 week break.

For those new to the site, Shayk is the hormones guru - and you'd have to be blind to not see that hormones plays a big part in this disease (2-3 times the number of women to men get MS, the third term of pregnancy calms the disease down, and the small trial of testosterone ...
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syringes and armpits

Does anyone bring their Copaxone syringe to body temperature by holding it under the armpit for a few minutes before injecting? I seem to remember reading some posts saying that this practice helps with site reactions, but of course I can't find them right now.
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Google up your Medical Degree

I've always been a google buff but come on we can't all be Doctors. ROFLMAO

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November 10, 2006 - 12:09PM

Patients are not the only people turning to the internet for medical information.

Searching the worldwide web with engines such as Google may also help doctors to diagnose perplexing medical conditions, according to Australian researchers.

"Our study suggests that in difficult cases, it is often useful to Google for a diagnosis," said Hangwi ...
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garden path indeed

you know this is all straight up brom! glad you are sorted out with something. how many iu did you end up with in your tabs?
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T cell vaccination

Hi Dignan
Just wanted to let you know that T-cell vaccination by Sheba Medical Center is in phase three and almost complete :lol: ... 3C?order=9. There is that word again "probable MS"

Also, I was just google searching and found the following. It's old but I didn't really search to see if we have posted it before.

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My experiences w/tysabri so far is very positive!

I had my 2nd infusion last week and I definately notice the difference in my symptoms.

After the first infusion, I had one great week of symptom relief. I went from about an 8 on the scale of symtoms and pain to about a 4. But as I said, it only lasted a week.

So I went to my 2nd infusion hoping for 2 good weeks. I didnt get the definitive relief, but I can ...

Mothers with MS Call for Participants in TX


A research study on mothers with chronic illness is seeking participants for interviews lasting approximately 90 minutes.

This study, being conducted by Courtney O’Dell, a graduate student at Texas Woman’s University, aims to gain insight into the daily realities of chronically ill women who mother by focusing on the narratives of mothers with MS.
You Must Be:
• Over the age of 18.
• Caring ...
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Not MS but looks good

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Questin for Anecdote

Hey--I have a "curiosty" question for you which may have already been addressed and I have simply missed it! In your posts, you close with:

"Started the Wheldon regime in August 2003, due to aggressive SPMS. Moved to intermittent therapy after one year. Oct 2006 still take this, now two weeks every three months. EDSS was about 7, now no more than 2."

Your current EDSS score of "2"...was this determined by your "MS" doctor? ...
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Viruses, Sex and DHEA

Here’s another abstract about viruses, this time, herpes simplex virus type 2, which seems to suggest that people with MS may have more sexual partners than the average Joe or Jane, particularly in London. :roll:

Herpes Simplex Virus Type 2 in MS
HSV-2 seroprevalence in London MS patients compared with London blood donors was significantly greater irrespective of age, but the MS seropositive rate was ...
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