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Could this be an indicator that I have progressiveMS not RR?

Hi all,

Been a while since i posted. some of you may remeber that i had my first relapse back in May 2013 (weak right side of body, most noticeably drop right foot). Lasted ten days. They then found old lesions on the brain (approx 7-8) and one active lesion on the cervical spine that explained the physical sympoms I was having.

I recovered well, except hat when my body temperatur rises (sauna, hot bath, ...
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Researchers suggest short transition period....

Researchers suggest short transition period between RRMS therapies

A team led by researchers at the University Hospital Basel in Switzerland say they have found a short period of eight to 12 weeks is the optimal timing to be considered when patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) are switched from Tysabri (natalizumab) to Gilenya (fingolimod) therapy.... Read More -
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Gene that "triggers" multiple sclerosis identified

New research identifies a pivotal gene in multiple sclerosis, linking it to the most important genetic factor that drives the condition..... Read More -
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Tai Chi

I have been practicing Tai Chi for over two years. I started because my health was deteriorating and I had significant back pain. Many of my symptoms abated in the first 18 months. About 6 months ago my symptoms started to get worse, particularly in the last 2 months.

I can only wonder how bad I would feel now had I not started Tai Chi. My balance is very good - it should be as ...
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Testing in Ontario?

Does anyone know of any facilities that still offer testing for CCSVI In Ontario Canada?
Read more : Testing in Ontario? | Views : 315 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)

Help us to create hospice for people with advance MS

Hi, everyone... We need your help in supporting our crowdfunding campaign. The thing is that my mom and me decided to open first hospice for people who suffer from advance MS in Ukraine. You might wonder why we are going to do this... Explanation is very simple... Our family faced this illness almost 20 years ago. My father suffer from it and how he is not able to get up from the bed...

I've described ...
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jazzy 1113 power chair for sale

Pride Jazzy 1113, space saver seat w/ adjustable head rest, elevating swing away foot rests with calf pads, electrical reclining option, joystick of right side, brand new batteries w/ receipt for warranty. $3000
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New symptom...been 2 days with it

Hey all,

Having a pretty good afternoon today. Not feeling so depressed.

Anyway, have a new symptom...of something. Not sure if I have MS. Starting with my DR visits soon. FYI my sister and mother have MS.

Symptom is on the bottom of my left foot, about an inch from the ball of the foot and right in the middle. When I flex my foot the middle hurts soooo bad. It feels like the muscle ...
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Am I paranoid? or juming to conclusions on MS

I am coming here because I am assuming there are many MS patients that know a lot about a lot.
Here is my issue: I don't have great insurance and not a huge amount of money to have tests run for an issue that maybe I jumping the gun on. So here is my story.
In about March of 2012 is when everything really started. I didn't see a problem them, but looking back I ...
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Spinal Tap

Hello, all! I hope this post finds you feeling well.

I have a neuro who suspects I may have MS. I have several symptoms that line up with a diagnosis of MS, but I have atypical lesions on my brain MRI, and recently had a cervical/lumbar spine MRI which I was told was clear. Now she wants to do a spinal tap. My main question is: how often does MS show up in a spinal ...
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