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Introduction and a question about mechanism of action


my name is Frank, I'm 30yo and I live in germany.
I have RRMS with an EDSS around 2 I guess. I'm able to walk up to 8km in about 90mins - but after that distance my right foot is dropping a bit and my right leg feels really heavy.

I was on Copaxone at first and switched to Tysabri this summer.

Since yesterday I read with great interest about your idea of MS ...
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Axonal degeneration

The plot thickens...

Contrasting Roles for Axonal Degeneration in an Autoimmune versus Viral Model of Multiple Sclerosis: When Can Axonal Injury Be Beneficial?

Am J Pathol. 2007 Jan;170(1):214-26.
Tsunoda I, Tanaka T, Terry EJ, Fujinami RS.
Department of Neurology, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East, Room 3R330, Salt Lake City, UT 84132.

Although demyelination is a cardinal feature in multiple sclerosis, axonal injury also occurs. ...
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Get Off Avonex Due To Muscle Cramping

Everyone I've been on avonex for 4.5 years and have been having for the last year extreme muscle cramps that are making it hard for me to function on a daily basis. i've been thinking lately that Avonex is not being beneficial to me anymore. I've been contemplating whether or not to stop taking Avonex. the true question is though is stoping Avonex going to help me day to day or going to hurt me ...
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has your wife tried antibiotics, ldn , vitamins, lipitor, ect please let me know if she found any of these helpful. she has hade ms for a long time and i just wondered. thx
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news thing to happen to me!

okay so saturday nite went over and hung out with some friends...was having a nice time and everything...had a couple of glasses of wine and was visiting..well next thing i know i am in their bathtub....yes thats right bathtub...disorentented and confused....cause of course the last thing i remember is sitting in the living room talking with everyone....well after talking with everyone who was there realized i had blackedout for 20 min or more before even ...
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I need to get my mind off of everything so........

Has anyone watched any good movies lately? While I was on vacation my brother and I went and saw 2 movies. He wanted to see "We are Marshall" and I wanted to see "Holiday". We couldn't compromise so we watched both on Christmas Eve. Let me say, We are Marshall was AWESOME!!!!!!!!! I loved it! Holiday was Ok but when we watched We are Marshall first and in comparison, it was completely shallow. I think ...
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Uric acid crops up again

Nothing really new here, just confirmation of what has been said before on this site,


Uric acid and spinal cord injury treatment
A novel approach from Rutgers holds potential for central nervous system damage

NEW BRUNSWICK/PISCATAWAY, N.J. -- Uric acid is commonly associated with the excruciatingly painful joint disease known as gout, but it can also play a crucial role in the treatment of spinal cord injury and other central nervous system disorders, such ...
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Question for the board on ON

i don't know how many of you have developed ON. but i woke up the other day with a real bad pain in my eye..i didn't get alot of sleep over new years or the next day..proably about 6 hours for two nights. i haven't lost any vision and it hurts to the touch.. anyone experience pain with there ON? Thanks for your help...
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Interesting article on green tea

(National-NBC) January 2, 2007 - A compound found in every cell in the body may become a new tool for treating stroke. A study of rats that suffered a stroke found that once blood flow was restored to the brain, giving the rats the compound NAD decreased brain cell death by about 80 percent.

NAD is involved in cell repair and can become depleted after a stroke.

Another study showed a compound in green tea ...
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New autoimmune disease list ... .php?ID=47

In case anyone else is interested in a pretty accurate and complete list of the diseases which are thought to be autoimmune in nature.

Read more : New autoimmune disease list | Views : 5400 | Replies : 44 | Forum : General Discussion


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