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Newly Diagnosed and Entering Campath Trial

Hello everyone. I am new here and I have been reading this forum since my diagnosis in April 2008. I had an incident in 2006 where my right forearm/hand went numb and I didn't have much muscle control. My neurologist could not find anything conclusive and decided we would monitor the hand. 2-3 weeks later I was back to normal and I never gave it another thought. In March 2008 I experienced numbness in my ...
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I didn't want to jinx it but.......

Seven weeks out from HiCy, Melissa has zero MS symptoms.

She also has zero hair but anyway!

The quickest recovery was bowel symptoms. This righted itself about a week after HiCy.

She's pooped daily since then, missed one day but so did I that day - I cooked the night before.

Last April (pre-diagnosis) she didn't go for three weeks. She had strong enemas, a scope up her arse, daily laxatives and didn't go. Eventually ...
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SPMS

What to do now??
I copied info I entered previously.

OK-- I just got off the phone with Dr. Hammond and I was told that Revimmune is not very effective in people with SPMS. I am soooo finished now. I was diagnosed with RRMS and he said they are using RRMS patients. So if I had the treatment when diagnosed RRMS (2002) it would have been better????????? :roll: ...
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Emotional shocks

What do you do when you're presented with a huge emotional shock? My girlfriend of three years, we were starting to talk about marriage, is leaving me. She's moving out and taking with her much of my emotional support/confidence with her. I'm already depressed as it is, MS related. but have put off seeing the doctor for it. I'm afraid if I go in now they will just cast it off as depression linked only ...
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What is the progression?

I mean Im 21, What are the stages, do I have 10 years before I have serious issues with my disease, do I have 1 year?
How do I know if I am a mild case or if I really need to worry?
Read more : What is the progression? | Views : 4876 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Under 25 with MS


Ideas

Alright I was Dx less than 4ish months ago, and I keep asking my doctor what I should do to keep healthly what is best to avoid and what might I eat or do more of to keep in the best health I can to fight MS. Well, he said really nothing I can do -_- see... I dont believe that ...

What foods, vitimins, or actions, have you guys done to make yourself feel ...
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Emotional Issues, Is it MS caused?

I seemed to get very emotional, very easy. I mean before I was on Betaseron, and the Dx of MS I wasnt that emotional.
I cry very easy, I mean very easy I could be thinking about something sad, and tears come out. I get angried just as easy. I feel like Im a ping pong ball.
Is it MS? Or Just Stress from the Dx, Will it go away?
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BaroFold initiates Phase I multiple sclerosis trial

BaroFold has started a two-stage Phase I, repeat dosing, single-center, double-blinded study in up to sixty healthy volunteers to determine the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of escalating doses of BaroFeron.

In preclinical studies BaroFeron demonstrated enhanced pharmacological properties, both pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, when compared to commercial interferon beta products.

According to the company, BaroFeron has the potential to offer significant benefits to multiple sclerosis patients as these properties have been demonstrated to correlate with ...
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Combining beta interferon and atorvastatin may increase dise

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Combining beta interferon and atorvastatin may increase disease activity in multiple sclerosis.

From the MS Treatment and Research Center (G.B., I.A.), Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology, MN; Department of Neurology (B.C.), University of California San Francisco; and Department of Neurology (A.T.R.), Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL.

OBJECTIVE: To explore whether high dose atorvastatin can be administered safely to persons with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (MS) taking thrice weekly, 44 mcg dose ...
Read more : Combining beta interferon and atorvastatin may increase dise | Views : 1924 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Regimens


 

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