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Someone please help!?!?!

I am so scared I am 24 years old and my life has been turned upside down in the past two years. It all started with this overwhelming feeling of not being able to focus and my vision was blurry and hard to focus. It got to the point where I would literally freak out and panic because it was so far from how I have ever felt. I have had naseau and a few ...
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Cognitive executive deficits in Multiple Sclerosis patients

Research supports the slowed processing speed in the executive deficits found in individuals with multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a paper from the Kessler Foundation.

The investigators wanted to further explore cognitive deficits, since they affect nearly half the population of MS patients. These disabling symptoms can adversely affect patients' quality of life. Data was collected from 50 MS patients and 28 healthy controls and all patients were evaluated through executive functioning tasks both with ...
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NMSS funding research projects

National MS Society Commits $18.8M toward 54 Research Projects ... /81250425/

The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society said today it has committed $18.8 million to support an expected 54 new MS research projects. The award raises to more than $50 million the amount the society said will be spent this year to support 380 new and ongoing studies worldwide.

The grant funding will focus on three society priorities: ...
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I wanted to share my Mom's MS story for support.

Hi ya'll! I'm new to this site. :-D I'm Jesse and my mom's name is Gail. She has been battling MS since 1997. I wanted to share her story for support.


Thank you for ...
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Tysabri neutralizing antibodies appear increased by smoking

Natalizumab neutralizing antibodies in MS appear inreased by smoking

Smoking appears to increase the likelihood of developing neutralizing antibodies to natalizumab (Tysabri, Biogen Idec), which cause the drug to have little, if any, therapeutic effect in multiple sclerosis (MS), a new study suggests.

The study was presented by Tomas Olsson, MD, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, at the recent MS Boston 2014, the 2014 Joint Americas and European Committees for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis ...

results of my lumbar puncture.

The hospital where I took my LP posted my results on my online profile. I don't see any mention of a test for O-bands. I did see a WBC count twice the normal range, the lymp count about 13% higher and the mono count about only about 7%. Is this test or are these results something anybody know about here?
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Matt trasverso

Has anyone bought or read his book. I don't like the spam like snake oil tactics. So many subjects I google on ms lead me to a redirect of his book/ program for a steep price.
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What POSITIVES has MS brought to you?

While I would obviously rather not have MS than have it, the illness has had some positive effects on my life. And hopefully it has brought some positives to yours. Perhaps you have a few you would like to share too!

I work much less (I have had many 18+ hour work days in my past and spend a lot more time doing things I enjoy more, I am healthier overall, weight less (have lost ...
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scared of spinal lesion, or just BFS?

Hi everyone, i am a bit scared, not of MS, but of other motor neuron disorders really... please tell me does anyone else experience what i go through. So, a few years ago, i was in the best shape of my life, working out daily and lifting weights, eating clean, then i got norovirus (and also my test was equivocal for salmonella) and then BAM my life drastically changed. I got fasiculations and lots of ...
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The Coimbra Protocol high dosing vitD **************

Prof. Coimbra & Co. have apparently been successfully treating thousands of those afflicted with autoimmune conditions including MS. ... index.html

People on this forum and their own blogs have outlined their success with high dose vit D using Dr. Coimbra's protocol.

(I have exchanged emails with this individual who experienced complete recovery over 14 ...
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