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Drugs for Dizziness?

Are there any good drugs for dizziness out there? My husband has PPMS and the dizziness has become debilitating. He was prescribed betahistine but it doesn't really help at all. A little background…he was diagnosed in 2009, went to Poland for CCSVI in 2010 and had a couple of good years with little progression. Things have really been declining in the cognitive area now, so hoping there might be some medication out there for the ...
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MS drug linked to rising JC virus antibody levels

People who take the drug Tysabri for multiple sclerosis may have up to a 10 times greater risk of developing a risk biomarker for activity of a virus that can lead to an often fatal brain disease, according to a study published in online issue of Neurology Neuroimmunology and Neuroinflammation..Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews


Trouble in relationship with fiancé

My fiancé and I we were having trouble prior to being diagnosed with ms. She says for the past 2 years and I said I thought it was only for the past 2 months. When my ms flared up last time I got very angry at her, this was before the diagnosis. I have only been diagnosed with this less than 1 month. I went back home after I got out of the hospital and ...
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Lack of vitamin D may cause MS, study finds

Further evidence of vitamin D role in Multiple Sclerosis found:

From the MS news archive, August 2015, of MS-UK: http://www.ms-uk.org/aug2015

Lack of vitamin D may cause MS, study finds
(26/08/15)

A lack of vitamin D may be a direct cause of multiple sclerosis (MS), a study has found. Researchers say the discovery may have important public health implications since so many people have insufficient levels of the essential ...
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Vitamin D and Oligodendrocytes in MS

http://www.medpagetoday.com/resource-ce ... -d/a/45540

MedPageToday
Vitamin D and Oligodendrocytes in MS

The relationship between vitamin D and multiple sclerosis (MS) has been investigated for at least 50 years. It has been implicated epidemiologically in the latitudinal gradient that associates decreased exposure to sunlight in higher latitudes with a higher incidence of MS.

Nicholas LaRocca, PhD, Vice President, Health Care Delivery and Policy Research at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, agrees ...
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Signaling protein may inhibit remyelination in MS

The signalling protein lipocalin2 (LCN2) was moderately increased in patients with progressive forms of multiple sclerosis (MS), and it may inhibit remyelination, researchers found....Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Study highlights mental issues associated with MS

Study highlights mental issues associated with multiple sclerosis

A study has shed new light on multiple sclerosis (MS), specifically damage in the brain caused by the condition that may explain the slow and continuous cognitive decline that many patients experience...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews
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Optic neuritis and hearing loss -MS?

Hello- I'm a 31 year old female. I had optic neuritis about 5 years ago, was tested for MS, results were within normal limits. Now I have sensorineural hearing loss with tinnitus, again all tests were within normal limits. My ENT is stumped, told me to follow up with the neurologist I saw 5 years ago.
I'm curious if my symptoms could be an early sign of MS, even when my tests (including MRI) are ...
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Time it Takes for Rituxan to Work on MS

This month I had my first two infusions of Rituxan to treat my RRMS and I am wondering how long before I 'feel better?' Should it be immediate - once the B cells are targeted/depleted? Or is there a delay if you've been living with some activity at the time of treatment?

I ask primarily because I tend to respond immediately to IV steroids when given for a relapse. My dizziness, strength, coordination and diplopia ...
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