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Tell us what you are using to treat your MS-- and how you are doing.

Treating symptoms only

Hi! Right now I've been diagnosed with a demyelinating disease, but not specifically MS. Regular MRIs may alter the dx to MS, but for now I'm only treating symptoms.

I'm taking Amantadine for fatigue and it works really well! But I really do ha be to take it every 12 hours, keeping a steady level. I'm also taking Valium for the jaw pain. That used to help more than it does.

Anyone else taking Valium? ...
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Allodynia regimen

Allodynia is a CNS disorder in which non-painful stimuli is interpreted through neural windup as a painful sensation. It can occur in the spinal cord or in the brain. I am a sufferer (but I do not have MS) and have tinkered for years with my medications in achieving significant relief. Of great concern are the posts of people who've said they've "tried Lyrica, Neurontin, amitriptyline" and so on. Hardly any of these state what ...
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My regimen

Since I’ve been diagnosis with RRMS late spring 2011 I’ve have been going weekly for acupuncture. This has been quite helpful for most of my MS symptoms except for the energy. My feet no longer tingle but are still cold; I can now slice a tomato which I could not hold a knife during my attack, I don’t mumble anymore and I can walk while holding my 17th month old daughter. Furthermore, the blood flow ...
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Starting Copaxone soon . . .

I have had MS since 2006, but due to a recent relapse after giving birth, the neurologist STRONGLY suggested I go on copaxone. My biggest concerns are not being able to breast feed and weight gain. My son is 8 months old, so I shouldn't be that upset but I am currently 14#s lighter than my pre-pregnancy and I credit breast feeding for that.

I wonder how common weight gain is after going on Copaxone? ...
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Early stage MS Regimen

Hey everyone! I see that a lot of people that post regimens are late stage MS Sufferers. Is it fair to assume that pain medications have stopped responding to the pain? Anyways, here are my daily meds that give me some relief: Oxycodone 15mg IR now 4x a day Soma 300mg 3x day 4th if needed Ativam 1mg at bedtime fish oil capsules magnesium capsules multivitamin b3 vitamin D due to deficiency L Trytophan and ...
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My regimen

A moderator posted on here, about dietary supplements which he/she said should include the following:

vitamin b complex (all of them, particularly b12)
vitamin e
vitamin d3
magnesium
selenium
zinc
essential polyunsaturated fatty acids

I was amazed because this is exactly what I take and it works for me! I also follow George Jelinek's diet and take LDN (1.5 years now) and I am practically symptom-free.
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MS Attacks Suppressed By Glucosamine-Like Supplement

For those reading the Daflon supplement threads and for those who don't use the General Forum where this is also posted:

Multiple Sclerosis Attacks Suppressed By Glucosamine-Like Supplement

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/235342.php

Article Date: 03 Oct 2011 - 1:00 PDT

A glucosamine-like dietary supplement suppresses the damaging autoimmune response seen in multiple sclerosis, according to a UC Irvine study.

UCI's Dr. Michael Demetriou, Ani Grigorian and others found that oral N-acetylglucosamine (GlcNAc), ...
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Cognitive Strategies and Tactics

So I just spent a good deal of time on the the following link.

http://www.nyas.org/Publications/EBrief ... efe5f6d801

I am preparing to start fall classes. I want to be my old self, although my memory doesn't work quite as well. It means, I need to work differently. Here are the key take aways I got from the link to improve memory when dealing with a large lesion load.

1. Context ...
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Revised Regimen - comments welcome

Currently RRMS. Symtoms restricted to occasionally blurry eye, moderate fatigue and variable neuropathic itch, minor electrical sensations. Present medication 44mcg of interferon 3 x per week. Also hosting 35 hookworms.

The plan

With Breakfast

1 iron free multi vitamin and mineral
10,000 / 5000 iu Vitamin Ds on alternate days
2 grams of fish oil
100mg Resveratrol

Mid Morning

300mg Magnesium
60mg gingko biloba

Lunch

400iu Vitamin E
Vitamin B12 & B Complex
200mg Selenium ...
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misaligned Atlas

My treatments are chiropractic for misligned Atlas, which has resulted in a twisted spine

Also acupuncture as bladder meridian runs down the spine and right leg.

I'm new here havent a clue what to do.

Fiona
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