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Is It All In My Head?

Hi Everyone!

I'm sure I arrived here like so many others because of the symptoms I've been having, Google-ing those symptoms and the start of tests from my PCP to rule out MS and other things.

I'm hoping just sharing with you and reading your input will help me to feel better on this journey I've found myself on.

The most recent episodes began about two yaers ago. (Prior to that, I had a month-long ...
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The MRZ reaction

It seems that to have antibodies at the same time against Measles, Rubella and Varizella-Zoster viruses (MRZ viruses) is highly specific for MS (97% of positives vs. 3% of false positives)

The MRZ reaction as a highly specific marker of multiple sclerosis: re-evaluation and structured review of the literature

http://link.springer.com/article/10.100 ... 016-8360-4

It has long been known that the majority of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) display an intrathecal, ...
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Losing Hope

Hello,
I am hoping perhaps someone out there can help me.
I have been suffering for almost a year with unrelenting stabbing piercing pain in the metacarpal joints of my hands and feet. I do not have pain anywhere else. I was referred to a rheumatologist because the symptoms pointed to rheumatoid arthritis. Initially, while I waited to see specialist my GP did blood work. All of my blood work was fine except my Vitamin ...
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Need Help

Hello, I am 39 years old female. and I have been experiencing some weird symptoms for the past month. Started with tingling/numbness in my foot then it spread to other parts of my body. My back and scalp were also tingling. Lately I have been having my ear numb at night. its really annoying and I am really really worried. I went to the dr and he told me my B12 was low and gave ...
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Antibodies to block MMP proteins, faulty in MS and cancers

Antibodies to block MMP proteins, faulty in MS and cancers, created using camels as inspiration

Researchers, using camels as an inspiration, have finally developed antibodies against a group of proteins known as metalloproteinases (MMPs), which are involved in the pathology of diseases that include multiple sclerosis and cancer...read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/antibodies-block-mmp-proteins-faulty-ms-and-cancers-created-using-camels-inspiration-231216
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Powerful defenders of the brain discovered...

Powerful defenders of the brain discovered, with big implications for disease and injury

A rare and powerful type of immune cell has been discovered in the meninges around the brain, suggesting the cells may play a critical but previously unappreciated role in battling Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, meningitis and other neurological diseases, in addition to supporting our healthy mental functioning. By harnessing the cells' power, doctors may be able to develop new treatments for neurological diseases, ...
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US extends review of Roche MS drug Ocrevus by three months

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended its review of Roche's multiple sclerosis drug Ocrevus by three months to March 28, the Swiss drugmaker said recently...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/us-extends-review-roche-ms-drug-ocrevus-three-months-231216
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