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Urinary tract symptoms ‘affect 70 per cent of MS patients’

Urinary tract symptoms affect a large proportion of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS), yet their extent and type is not well-known. A study reported that among a cohort of people with the disease, almost 70 per cent had urinary tract problems, adding to the extent of their disability...Read more - http://www.ms-uk.org/MSnews


Hello from RaiderNationDave

Just thought I'd say hi. I'm David. diagnosed with RR in Sept. 2015. Been taking Tecfidera since Feb. 2016. Not dizzy anymore but still slightly numb in my fingers. Tecfidera is expensive, and I'm outta work, so when I get back to working I'm not gonna wanna buy it! $7 geezers a bottle.

Don't hate the Raider fan!

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MS hereditary from father to children ?

Hi,
I'm living in France. I'm father of 3 children born in 1988, 1990 and 1995.
I'm 56. I have got MS in 2001. I'm now SPMS
One of my daughters is stressed to have MS and she finds every month a new (imaginery ?) symptom.
Have you heard some cases of hereditary MS from a father to her daughter ?
Thanks
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Diagnosed Hello All! Any help for ophthalmoplegia?

Hello All, My name is Mark 46. Well I have been Diagnosed with MS. I have had Internuclear Ophthalmoplegia for 5 months now and really want it to end. Does anyone have any help for this? Drugs? Treatments? Anything? I did get three infusions of steroids that really helped but after two weeks the effects are not as good. I am getting bad dizzy spells again. Im still waiting on my Neuro but want some ...
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Over the counter antihistamine may stimulate myelin repair

A small, Phase II clinical trial has shown that a common over the counter antihistamine, called clemastine fumarate, has the ability to partially reverse damage to the optic nerve in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). This release comes ahead of the researchers from the University of California, San Francisco presenting their data at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting being held in Vancouver, Canada between April 15-21.

This study arose from earlier work by ...
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Over the counter antihistamine may stimulate myelin repair

A small, Phase II clinical trial has shown that a common over the counter antihistamine, called clemastine fumarate, has the ability to partially reverse damage to the optic nerve in people with multiple sclerosis (MS). This release comes ahead of the researchers from the University of California, San Francisco presenting their data at the annual American Academy of Neurology meeting being held in Vancouver, Canada between April 15-21.

This study arose from earlier work by ...
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Zika Can Cause Symptoms Similar to Multiple Sclerosis

Zika Is Proving to Also Be Dangerous to Adults
Scientists are adding ADEM to the list of symptoms that also include microcephaly and Guillain-Barre syndrome.

http://www.usnews.com/news/articles/201 ... -in-adults
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Heterogeneity of cortical lesions

Cortical lesions are a interesting field of study, because demyelination happens without autoimmune infiltration. In this article the authors compare several cases of cortical lesions, and find a difference in the microglia activation.

http://www.neurology.org/content/79/13/1369.short

Abstract

Objective: Autopsy cases show that cortical lesions (CLs) in multiple sclerosis (MS) lack lymphocyte/macrophage influx, blood-brain barrier breakdown, and complement activation. However, some CLs were demonstrated to harbor activated microglia. Here, we assessed the ...
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caregiver burnout/anxiety/fear- mom with MS

background- my mom was diagnosed in 1970. she's had 21 hospitalizations (aspiration pneumonia, mrsa, sepsis, UTi, etc) since october 2013. my dad is her primary caregiver. i am the only child, and live in the same town as them, and have 2 elementary aged children that i homeschool. she has an active lesion on her hypothalamus (suspected- only can be confirmed w autopsy, and just discussed with her neuro last week) that causes chronic hypothermia ...
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