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Copaxone 40mg and intense exercise

Hello been a long while since I posted on this site. I started taking 20mg Copaxone around 2010. I used it everyday for 3 years but eventually had to stop. I ran out of injection sites my tissue became really hard. I am skinny so not much fat on me so I repeated a lot of the injection sites. Before my MS diagnoses I was active and would run. Not a crazy amount I never ...
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Does my husband have MS? Please help!

So, my husband's next appointment with the neurologist is this coming Friday, Jan. 20, and I realize we will learn more there, but I want to get your take on his results. As it is now, I'm worried (I went through this same thing about five years ago for myself).

About a month ago, my husband saw the neurologist because, for the past two years, he has been having migraines (they had increased to one ...
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Detecting PML early could lessen damage to MS patients...

Detecting PML early could lessen damage to MS patients using Tysabri

A recent study has found that early detection of Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy (PML) could decrease the damage to Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients using Tysabri...Read more -

When stents don't work for blocked arteries

Might this be something useful for CCSVI patients treated with stents?

When stents don't work for blocked arteries, targeted radiation may help ... -help.html

Four times, Elaine Paparella Vandeputte underwent balloon angioplasty to clear dangerous blockages in her right coronary artery, usually also having stents implanted to prop open the vessel.

Four times, the vessel became blocked again, clogged with scar tissue and other cells that were part ...

Could a consistent metallic/salty taste be MS?

Hi, I really appreciate this forum and would be grateful for any feedback from those of you who have been diagnosed with MS. I'm going in for an MRI this week for symptoms I have been having over the past 5 weeks or so. It started with a persistent metallic taste that seemed like it was coming from the right underside of my tongue, which turned salty, then back to metallic. It comes from the ...
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The Swank Diet and blood flow in the brain

I'm posting this here because this video explains how saturated fat could reduce blood flow in the brain.

B-cells behave differently in adult and child MS patients

A recent study of B-cells has found they are different in patience with paediatric- and adult-onset Multiple Sclerosis (MS)...Read more -
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I'm a nurse practitioner, and I think I have MS

I am writing this because I know how it feels to be on the outside of a diagnosis. First and foremost, I'd like to mention that I've worked in healthcare for 8 years. I started out as an RN and I am now a nurse practitioner. I will be the first to apologize for anyone in the healthcare community who has ever dismissed your symptoms, because I am right there with you. I have always ...
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be careful when trying to conceive

Sun Jan 15, 2017 12:25 pm
I just want to say thank you to everyone who participated in this conversation. I am sad to say at 5 weeks I had a miscarriage , I was about two weeks into my pregnancy still taking tecfidera I got off as soon as I found out and after I found out 6 days later I miscarried. At that point I was 5 weeks along. My suggestion to ...
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What to do if you don't want to take any of the MS drugs??

So, does anyone have any tips or suggestions of what to do in a case where you don't want to do any of the MS drugs and want to focus on diet and vitamin D protocol? What about taking time off work, whether it be Family Medical Leave, Leave of Absence or disability retirement, because you need a Dr. to sign the paper work. Does it need to be a neurologist or can it be ...


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