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Hey Everyone

I am 34 and I was diagnosed with MS in April. I have already tried Solumedrol and intravenous treatments for three days straight which was tough. The first day was horrible they dripped the steroid for a full hour and the side effects hit me like a pile of bricks. The disgusting metallic taste in my mouth was terrible. I also experienced the dizziness. That first night I couldn't sleep a wink and to make ...
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Terrified!! First time here

For starters I have had type1 diabetes for 23 years. I am 46 now. I have been on disability for a combination of the diabetes, severe obstructive sleep apnea and what had been diagnosed as neuropathy. Even before I was taken off of work I suffered from constant pain and stiffness all over but especially in my arms and legs. I have also been suffering from constant severe fatigue. For a much longer time I ...
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the thing about CCSVI

The thing about CCSVI is that it's obvious in retrospect. Not the link to MS, because that is unproven. But it is only basic logic that anything that can go wrong in the human body does go wrong at least for someone. Hearts get formed wrong, legs go wrong, red blood cells go wrong, retinas go wrong. So the idea that jugular veins can go wrong is only logical. The other obvious concept is that ...
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Assay able to detect neuron damage in blood may serve...

Assay able to detect neuron damage in blood may serve as early MS diagnostic tool

Quanterix and UmanDiagnostics are working to advance an assay capable of detecting neuron damage in a blood sample — a tool that could aid in the early diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and other neurodegenerative conditions...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/assay-able-detect-neuron-damage-blood-may-serve-early-ms-diagnostic-tool-181116
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Is there a centre for cognitive reserve in MS brains?

A specific region of the brain may be responsible for cognitive reserve in patients with multiple sclerosis who have cognitive dysfunction, researchers have reported...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/there-centre-cognitive-reserve-ms-brains-181116
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Sexual dysfunction in MS linked to depression and fatigue...

Sexual dysfunction in MS linked to depression and fatigue, study shows

In a cross-sectional study, researchers found that sexual dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis is linked to fatigue and depression. Treating these factors and identifying their causes is a potential strategy to treat the problem...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/sexual-dysfunction-ms-linked-depression-and-fatigue-study-shows-181116
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Is this the beginning

Hey guys, new here. And needing some advice from fellow people whom have dealt with similar issues.
I'm a 26 year old female dealing with daily rt side facial numbness and intermittent left arm numbness/weakness and charley horse pains.
I awoke one night with a dark spot in my vision clearly in my right eye only. But was gone by morning very unusual for optic nueritis.
Anyways the following week I experienced extreme dizziness/facial numbness ...
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Feeling confused.

Hey guys, new here. And needing some advice from fellow people whom have dealt with similar issues.
I'm a 26 year old female dealing with daily Dr side facial numbness and intermittent left arm numbness/weakness and charley horse pains.
I awoke one night with a dark spot in my vision clearly in my right eye only. But was gone by morning very unusual for optic nueritis.
Anyways the following week I experienced extreme dizziness/facial numbness ...
Read more : Feeling confused. | Views : 395 | Replies : 8 | Forum : Undiagnosed


Hello!

Hi all! Have been looking for a community to hang and vent and thankfully found this site! A little about me. I was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis in the spring of last year after my 2nd occurrence of optic neuritis. First occurrence was in 2014, second in 2015. I started on Plegridy, a 2x/month injection of beta-inferon and have had no relapses over the last year! Woot!

Honestly, the biggest thing for me is ...
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Newbie from Southeast MO

Hello......my name is Lisa. I am 42.....married to a wonderful man. We have 2 teenage boys. Lane who graduated HS this past May (he is 19) and Lance he is a senior is HS this year (he will be 17.5 on Christmas day lol) We live in a teeny tiny town in MO near the bootheel, population 342. Yep.....you read that right! lol

I am a stay at home mom, who LOVES St. Louis Cardinals ...
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