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UK vs. US drug regimens

Hi all.

My mother has MS and lives in the UK, I live in USA. I want to know if she is getting the best treatment. I am always looking at what is out there. She has secondary progressive - and is quite progressed. There isn't much - but even with treatments for symptoms some are better than others.

Currently all they are giving her in UK is:
Symmetrel for fatigue
B vitamins
*Paroxetine* for ...
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just life

Maybe Arron you could create a forum for people to just talk about their lives and challenges living with ms. I think there would be alot of us that just need to share our day to day obsticles that are happening in the now and not the future of drugs that are really not part of our reality, just a thought rob
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Seattle girl....recently diagnosed

Allo all!
My name is Michele and I was diagnosed at the end of April, after a 3-year battle with a HORRIBLE neurologist. I know these stories are a dime a dozen with all of us, but I’m still so frustrated with the way I was diagnosed I just feel compelled to share….

I had a terrible seizure in Nov of 2001, which compelled my PCP to get me to a Neuro. She ran all ...
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A neat pdf file.

This is a useful pdf file for anyone wishing to approach their GP or even neurologist about using the theory that MS might be caused by a chlamydia pneumoniae infection:

http://www.davidwheldon.co.uk/cpn-ms.pdf

It is an abbreviated version of the whole site made into a pdf file which looks better when printed. It is made short enough to not make a doctor short-pressed for time, disregard it out of hand. It is regularly updated as is the ...
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MS Bible Study Support Group

Hi, I'm pretty new to this site and I'm wondering if any of you out there are interested in getting together in a Christ centered group to study the Bible and discuss our overall well-being in dealing with this disease on a day to day basis as it relates to Jesus Christ.

Thanks. :D
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I eliminated my post

I eliminated my post
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Looking for info on power chairs

Hi Everyone, Thanks for reading. Im looking for some info on power wheelchairs. Im going to start looking into getting one and Im not really even sure what to look for or what type. I also only have medicare and medicaid and Im not even sure it would be covered.
I have MS and its getting difficult to walk. Having a light weight one that I might beable to take with me in my daughters ...
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Who are the viral experts, here?

Hi,

As I mentioned in my introduction, I was waiting on many, many lab test results. Just picked them up. The most notable result suggests chronic EBV infection. As in, very, very high positive results on EB Ab VCA, IgG.

So, I suppose this helps me to decide which direction to head with meds...

Anyone, here, taking anti-viral meds? And/or supplements?

Which forum module should detailed discussion, of this, take place?

TIA (Thanks In Advance)! ...
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A new drug in phase II

I haven't heard of this before, and didn't see it on the company's website.



A Study in Multiple Sclerosis Patients to Determine the Safety of Different Doses of A4I Compared to Placebo and Their Effects on Multiple Sclerosis Lesions

This study is not yet open for patient recruitment.

Verified by Hoffmann-La Roche June 2006
Sponsored by: Hoffmann-La Roche
Information provided by: Hoffmann-La Roche

Purpose
The purpose of this study is to determine the safety and ...
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IVI research

It's good that researchers are starting to understand how different treatments work.

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