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Scary experience with Tysabri

Dear folks:
I disappeared for a while, I know. The classes at San Antonio College started up, and I was waiting on my HMO to approve me, so I decided I needed to chill for a while.

Then, TA DA! I was approved, enrolled, and scheduled! Had my first infusion October 16th, and my second infusion November 13th. I thought that sounded ominous, but what the hey...

Last month, no dramatic change, but I seemed ...
Read more : Scary experience with Tysabri | Views : 6751 | Replies : 27 | Forum : Tysabri (Antegren or Natalizumab)

T Reg cells

Mulltiple Regulatory Cell Types Can't Keep Self-destructive Immune Cells Under Control 15 November 2006

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that occurs when cells of the immune system attack nerves in the brain. Although it is not clear exactly why this self destruction is able to occur, it has been shown that other immune cells that normally keep the destructive ones in check (known as regulatory T cells) are impaired in individuals with ...
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Brain cells

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MS rates

Study confirms increased MS rates 15 November 2006

The recently released findings of a new study appear to confirm long-held suspicions that local communities Morrison and Paw Paw have higher-than-average rates of multiple sclerosis - particularly among women.
The study found Morrison in particular had 21 confirmed cases of MS - all of them women - which represents about 218 cases for every 100,000 people. That's about 2 1/2 times the average diagnosis rate, ...
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More questions for ye the experts: need specialist/MS clinic

:?: I have not found anyone or any center here in VA that has will take the holistic approach to working with a person who lives with MS. Suggestions would be very much appreciated... since we have been waiting for two months for an answer from a clinic in NC and one in SC. The MS Center in Virginia (Tidewater) will not see me until they ...
Read more : More questions for ye the experts: need specialist/MS clinic | Views : 1857 | Replies : 0 | Forum : Regimens

Anyone currently using the Cal EAP protocol? In the USA?

:) Is anyone in MS land currently on the CAL EAP protocal? Are you working with a physician in the USA? I have been doing quite a bit of reading on the topic and would like to hear from those who have tried it. Since I anticipate a few negative/angry answers..... please remember that some of us support a more natural approach to address the symptoms. ...
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Feeling down

I am really feeling down and blue. I've had this crap for 5 years, and have been able to put on a pretty good "front" at work. Everyone I work with knows I pee all the time, but other than that, I've been able to make it through work with really no symptoms encroaching into my performance. The fatigue and the shaky legs are really coming into their own as of late, and I am ...
Read more : Feeling down | Views : 2797 | Replies : 15 | Forum : General Discussion

More spinal cord injury research

More new findings about spinal cord injury, myelin formation and stem cells.

Researchers Find A Reaction To Spinal Cord Injury That Speeds Recovery In Young Rats

13 Nov 2006 -- Neuroscientists have long believed that the only way to repair a spinal cord injury was to grow new neural connections, but researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center recently found that, especially in young rats, powerful cells near the injury site also work overtime to restrict ...
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Hello everyone, my name is Sharon I am 52 years old. In the spring of 2005 I went to my Dr. complaining of tingling in my left foot and leg up to the knee. After going through an EEG and finding nothing wrong, he decided it was just an isolated nerve condition and that it would probley just go away on its own. Then he said “I might think MS but you’re too OLD!” Well ...
Read more : SITTING IN LIMBO | Views : 2699 | Replies : 12 | Forum : Introductions

Contribute your favorite recipe to a cookbook with

We are making a cookbook. If you would like to contribute a recipe, please continue reading.

Accelerated Cure Project is collecting favorite recipes and MS tips to be published in a cookbook. The proceeds from the cookbook will benefit Accelerated Cure Project’s mission to determine the causes of MS. If you are interested in submitting a recipe and short tip or saying relevant to living with MS, please adhere to the following instructions:

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