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by MomhasMS
Mon Dec 17, 2018 7:28 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids help
Replies: 9
Views: 1833

Re: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids

Those are excellent suggestions, thank you. Both the additional supplements and the weaning of Cymbalta is something I need to look into.
by MomhasMS
Sun Dec 16, 2018 3:38 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids help
Replies: 9
Views: 1833

Re: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids

Thank you very much for your reply, I will look into other options. She's been taking Cymbalta for pain for many years, prior to being diagnosed with MS.
by MomhasMS
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:49 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids help
Replies: 9
Views: 1833

Re: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids

And, the only medications are Celebrex and Duloxetine (Cymbalta).
by MomhasMS
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids help
Replies: 9
Views: 1833

Re: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids

Thanks very much for your reply NHE. She isn't taking very many supplements, just Vitamin D, Salmon Oil, and Alpha Lipoic Acid. I'm open to any suggestions for other supplements that many help.
by MomhasMS
Sat Dec 15, 2018 8:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids help
Replies: 9
Views: 1833

Significant cognitive decline - will high dose steroids help

My mother is a 77 year old MS patient who was diagnosed with PPMS when she was 70. Looking back she'd had it for many years undiagnosed. Last December she was hospitalized and given 3 days high dose steroids which helped with her mobility (one leg was completely immobile). In the last 6 weeks I have...