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Low white blood count yet again

I've been freezing at night since i gave birth 3 month ago.
Got bloods done.

Thyroid ok, iron ok, but for about fifth time in last 8 years, I have a low white blood count.
My gp is going to retest in a few weeks.
But just wondering if any other MS'ers have had a low white blood count?
Maybe its copaxone?

Just a tiny worry emerging......lupus? I had positive ANA when I had tests ...
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hi all

New here..
Just got out of hospital today after 3 days IVSM.
This is getting serious now I guess. i was much better when I was still in Denial! :lol:
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Hello! I was introduced to this forum by artifishual just this week.

After playing lab rat for too many months, I was diagnosed with RRMS on 08/23/04. I have been on Avonex since then and, doing quite well.

My exercise and diet has changed drastically since 2004. Even the products I use to clean my house has changed. I once was a meat eating, dairy loving person who is now a full-fledged vegan. I also ...
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No Shoes

I got a leg brace yesterday and it is massively helping me to walk in a straight line and use my foot better. The physio told me that it would fit inside my usual shoes.

Bollocks - I went to work today with 1 flipflop & 1 bare (braced) foot!

I had to go shoe shopping tonight and eventually ended up with a pair of trrainers a size bigger than my usual - I don't ...
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National MS Walk

allright You wonderful people :D reach way down in your pockets and donate 8) ... fr_id=8287
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double dose

When I miss an injection, I thought of doing 2 in the next 24 hours. Has anyone done this? Also, I heard their is a trial on this concept but can not find it.
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HSCT shows signs of restoring nerves

I think this is the same Canadian team that Bromley has been posting about, but with an emphasis on repair that I haven't seen before, (I've probably just missed it). The fact that improvement has taken two years to show somehow makes it seem more credible: a friend of mine had a nerve transplant in his arm which took two years to connect – and that, of course, was his peripheral nervous system – professor ...
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urinary symptoms and reflexology

I'll look at the glass as half-full. At least reflexology might help with urinary symptoms

The efficacy of reflexology: systematic review.

J Adv Nurs. 2008 Jun;62(5):512-20.
Wang MY, Tsai PS, Lee PH, Chang WY, Yang CM.
Graduate Institute of Medical Science, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan.

This paper is a report of a systematic review to evaluate the efficacy of reflexology in any condition.

Anecdotal evidence has shown potential benefits of ...
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UK to allow use of hybrid embryos

The British parliament has voted to allow the use of hybrid embryos in order to advance stem cell research. It's a subject that raises blood pressure in lots of people, but I agree with the man who said, " try everything":
MPs vote to allow scientists use hybrid embryos for Stem Cell research
Scientists have been given the green light to use animal-human hybrid embryos for medical research after MPs yesterday resisted calls for ...
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