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by QTKT
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:40 am
Forum: Regimens
Topic: Just Started Tecfidera
Replies: 13
Views: 5388

Re: Just Started Tecfidera

I've been taking Tecfidera for about 3 weeks now. I didn't take it with aspirin, and I also take daily Vitamin D and Iron. I haven't experienced a single side-effect (even when bumped up to the higher dose) except really bad gas, so I would watch out for that since I know a few people who said the s...
by QTKT
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Regimens
Topic: Tecfidera ....and Gas
Replies: 4
Views: 3068

Re: Tecfidera ....and Gas

I have been taking Tecfidera for almost 3 weeks now. I do not experience any symptoms (thank God) besides horrible flatulence and gas. There is no constipation or abdominal pain, just the gas. I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on how to reduce the gas? I do not eat dairy, meat, or proce...
by QTKT
Fri Jul 22, 2016 7:29 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newly Diagnosed
Replies: 4
Views: 1031

Re: Newly Diagnosed

My initial blood labs did find Vitamin D deficiency, and I was put on Vitamin D pills. My second blood tests also showed low Vitamin D levels, which my doctors are monitoring. They did give me the actual numbers, but I was wondering why you said it's important to have them? Thanks for your note abo...
by QTKT
Tue Jul 19, 2016 5:45 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newly Diagnosed
Replies: 4
Views: 1031

Re: Newly Diagnosed

Thanks so much for your concern. My initial blood labs did find Vitamin D deficiency, and I was put on Vitamin D pills. My second blood tests also showed low Vitamin D levels, which my doctors are monitoring. They did give me the actual numbers, but I was wondering why you said it's important to hav...
by QTKT
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:16 pm
Forum: Diet
Topic: McDougall Diet
Replies: 6
Views: 1662

McDougall Diet

Has anyone ever heard of the McDougall Diet? It is kind of like the Swank Diet, but a little different. This particular diet excludes: - meat - dairy - eggs - white/refined flour, rice, sugar - coconut - processed foods - coffee - vegetable oils - a few other things It focuses on a low-fat, whole-fo...
by QTKT
Mon Jul 18, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Regimens
Topic: Tecfidera ....and Gas
Replies: 4
Views: 3068

Tecfidera ....and Gas

Hi, I have been taking Tecfidera for almost 3 weeks now. I do not experience any symptoms (thank God) besides horrible flatulence and gas. There is no constipation or abdominal pain, just the gas. I was wondering if anyone has any suggestions on how to reduce the gas? I do not eat dairy, meat, or pr...
by QTKT
Mon Jul 18, 2016 8:59 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Newly Diagnosed
Replies: 4
Views: 1031

Newly Diagnosed

Hi everyone, My name is Katey, and I am 18 years old. I was officially diagnosed with MS a month ago. This is my first time on any kind of MS support group/blog. My MS journey started a few months ago. I was sitting in my college dorm room talking on the phone one Saturday, when the entire right sid...