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Could this be MS?

Female, age 39, and I have drop foot (right side) and a very akward running gait. The gait and drop foot are new to late this summer. I have ZERO pain, no discomfort. I'm stiff when I wake up but, honestly, have been since we got this memory foam mattress. :P Leg n the lower thigh, above the knee, has been spastic in COLD weather for about ...
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MRI results waiting for Neuro apt Tuesday(Subtle fociT2 WMH)

Hello everyone

I am a 43 yr old female, with an MS dad. Until 3 months ago was in decent shape, ran and all was good. Since late July I have had general fatigue, lead legs, cold hands, and recently sinus pressure type headaches which have started to make me to feel a bit 'out of it'. I am still going to work and have opted to walk now instead of run, its a bit ...
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HI Fri ends very good news from the health minister
any drugs has been listed by a comparable overseas requiter like USA FDA aproved drugs
can be fast tracked for approval in AUSTRALIA by the TGA
Pease read ... -new-drugs
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Doctoral thesis. Study the Internal Jugular Veins dynamics

A first part of research project was to study the Internal Jugular Veins dynamics in MS patients compared with healthy controls using contrast-enhanced ultrasonography. The patients with MS showed a significantly reduction of wash-out rate compared to healthy controls .

study: DNA damage, micronutrient deficiencies and cancer

OT but quite interesting:
DNA damage from micronutrient deficiencies is likely to be a major cause of cancer ... 0701000707
A deficiency of any of the micronutrients: folic acid, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6, niacin, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, iron, or zinc, mimics radiation in damaging DNA by causing single- and double-strand breaks, oxidative lesions, or both. For example, the percentage of the US population that has a low ...
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HHV6 versus MS symptoms (stop Tecfidera???)

I am writing for advice for a friend. Thank you in advance for any input.

After taking Tecfidera for 2 months, she has symptoms (including double vision, dizziness, and lack of coordination) for about 4 days that are slowly getting worse. The doctor ordered a test for several viruses, and human herpes virus 6 (HHV6) showed significant elevation by IgG. She is now not sure if her symptoms are MS related or HHV6 related. If ...
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Hello from East TN!!

I was just diagnosed with PPMS a week ago and got home from the MS center at Vanderbilt in Nashville yesterday. I plan on sharing my story on here when I get to feeling better but wanted to go ahead and say hello. Ted
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mystery diagnosis

Hi All,

I'm just wondering if it's possible to have MS without any noticeable lesions on an MRI? Let me explain my medical history... About 9 weeks ago I woke up from a nap and my left leg, from my butt through my toes was completely numb and tingling and weak. I could barely move around, and couldn't put on pants or shoes without my husbands assistance. I should note that I did not have ...
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Phase IIb SPMS Trial Results

Opexa's stock price crashed on Oct. 28th. It's now at 67 cents/share.
Read more : Phase IIb SPMS Trial Results | Views : 308 | Replies : 3 | Forum : Tcelna (Tovaxin)


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