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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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toes tingling and numbness

Hi there- it's me again! still recovering from the lp- doing fine with no headache, just a little sore back.

For the last few days my toes on my left foot have been feeling like there is a hair or something wrapped around them- mostly the big toe. I get a little in the right toes- then yesterday, my toes got cold and the third and fourth toes went totally numb on each foot for ...
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BROMLEY AND RAVEN QUESTIONS

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Alexithymia in multiple sclerosis

Alexithymia in multiple sclerosis: relationship with fatigue and depression.

Bodini B, Mandarelli G, Tomassini V, Tarsitani L, Pestalozza I, Gasperini C, Lenzi GL, Pancheri P, Pozzilli C.

Department of Neurological Sciences, ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome, Italy.

Objective - The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of alexithymia in a sample of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and to further evaluate the association between alexithymia and the occurrence of common disabling MS-related symptoms ...
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Accentia

Some news on Accentia and its reporting plans in 2008.

Ian

Bob - no need to respond to this post it's just info!

http://c.moreover.com/click/here.pl?j12 ... 4&w=464753
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Show of hands... MS vs. Metabolic

I realize we have the superest autoimmune disease, but how many of you think there may be some connection to a metabolic disorder?

It seems like everyone I meet has an aunt, a friend, a mother or a grandmother with MS.

Now that I stop and think about it.... maybe we really "are what we eat"....

But I also have a theory that, unfortunately our ancestors indulgence may make our enzymes not float so well. ...
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Hello from Whitehall, NY

I'm 53, Male, newly diagnosed with RRMS, and more than a little scared and confused.

Are there any support groups in upstate NY or in Mid (Rutland area)Vermont? I'm working with Dartmouth Medical Center MS clinic in NH but it is 80+ miles due East. Albany, NY is also about 80 miles due South and they have support programs also. I know if nothing relatively close so far. I'm not on any treatment so far ...
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HELP ...

Im on vacation and I dont know if my Avonex (prefilled) is still "good". I hope someone here can help answer my question. I bought a cooler from theinsulincase.com which promised to keep my medication at 2 to 8 degrees celcius for 24 hours. I prepared the cooler and traveled for 21 hours over to Dubai, where I am now. When I got here the 1st thing I did was open the cooler to transfer ...
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Tysabri Question

:roll: Hi Everyone, this is my first time on this site & I decided to join the bunch! I was diagnosed with MS 3 yrs ago & beleive Tysabri is nearly ready to be released in Australia. My neuro wants me to go on it, but I am extremly scared about the side effects!

Apart from the main one is there anyone else who knows what ...
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Does anyone else ever get an odor emitting from their face?

Since I was about fifteen I've noticed that after eating anything (especially fatty foods, it's much worse) that I get a sort of stinky fatty oil smell emitting from the pores of my face around my nose and chin and cheek bones. All I have to do is rub my face and I can smell it on my hand.

It is definately something internal, because I can wash my face until it is chapped and ...
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