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by jimmylegs
Thu Aug 22, 2019 1:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Are you man or ms?
Replies: 6
Views: 275

Re: Are you man or ms?

looks familiar 'please don't go trawling through that pesky years-long backlog of assertions followed by unanswered questions across multiple topic re-starts and across multiple web sites'
by jimmylegs
Sun Aug 18, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 275

Re: Hello

hi if you use the forum search to locate posts mentioning the ukraine, you will find some relevant content. mostly em inglês, mind you - not sure you'll find much in portuguese!
by jimmylegs
Fri Aug 09, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 287
Views: 26146

Re: Hello

enjoy!
by jimmylegs
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:02 pm
Forum: Natural Approach
Topic: herbals
Replies: 578
Views: 68890

2013 review: herbal medicines contamination

Contamination and adulteration of herbal medicinal products (HMPs): an overview of systematic reviews (2013) https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00228-012-1353-z Abstract Purpose The aim of this overview of systematic reviews is to summarise and critically evaluate the evidence from systemat...
by jimmylegs
Thu Jul 25, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can your life ever be normal again?
Replies: 42
Views: 1931

Re: Can your life ever be normal again?

ups and downs for sure. i was a train wreck at dx and figured ok it took me 15 years to get into this mess, could take another 15 years to dig back out. i'm 13 years into that chunk now. after the ups and downs of the learning curve, i got maybe overconfident. overdid work, slacked off on self care ...
by jimmylegs
Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can your life ever be normal again?
Replies: 42
Views: 1931

Re: Can your life ever be normal again?

heya, i'm on academic stuff atm but can't afford to be out of work much longer. walking yes but a bit worse off overall after the adventures of 2018!!
by jimmylegs
Tue Jul 23, 2019 7:37 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can your life ever be normal again?
Replies: 42
Views: 1931

Re: Can your life ever be normal again?

i don't know mine, but i was thinking well rounded profiles detailing not just edss but also individuals' various efforts made healthwise to date, would also help provide a clearer picture. then i wondered whether science had already asked that question: Lifestyle-based modifiable risk factors in mu...
by jimmylegs
Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:54 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can your life ever be normal again?
Replies: 42
Views: 1931

Re: Can your life ever be normal again?

fyi ElliotB zyklon's journey is thoroughly documented here: https://www.thisisms.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=28969 zy i don't know if i agree that someone could have done everything and end up wheelchair-bound in days.. only because i personally doubt that 'everything' that could or should be don...
by jimmylegs
Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can your life ever be normal again?
Replies: 42
Views: 1931

Re: Can your life ever be normal again?

as i understand things, zyklon has worked very hard to get from 5.5/6 at dx to 0.5/1 earlier this year.
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=28969&p=257260&hilit=edss#p257260

back story
viewtopic.php?f=20&t=28969
by jimmylegs
Tue Jul 23, 2019 4:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Please Help - Undiagnosed with L’hermitte’s Sign and Worried
Replies: 4
Views: 122

Re: Please Help - Undiagnosed with L’hermitte’s Sign and Worried

there are a few possibilities. check out the epidemiology section here https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK493237/

when i had it i was deficient in several essential nutrients including b12. vitamin b12 deficiency causes subacute combined degeneration of the spinal cord.
by jimmylegs
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:24 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can your life ever be normal again?
Replies: 42
Views: 1931

Re: Can your life ever be normal again?

that you are not, z. if i hadn't made the major changes i did after dx and fixated on health to the extent i did, i have a pretty good idea what kind of crap state i could be in by now :S
by jimmylegs
Sat Jul 20, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Daily Life
Topic: Post here re progressive MS
Replies: 5
Views: 171

Re: Post here re progressive MS

Restoring function in progressive multiple sclerosis (2019)
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/lane ... 1/fulltext

it's a brief comment article so no abstract per se. interesting though :)
by jimmylegs
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Neck issues before diagnosis
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Neck issues before diagnosis

that reminds me - since dx i've had chronic (decade +) neck pain corrected by a helpful physiotherapist. the work involved loosening up the vertebra in the upper mid spine. i had to learn how to strengthen neck muscles (essentially via 'neck sit-ups') and improve posture. these days i barely lean in...
by jimmylegs
Thu Jul 18, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Neck issues before diagnosis
Replies: 3
Views: 186

Re: Neck issues before diagnosis

fyi :) Environmental risk factors and multiple sclerosis: an umbrella review of systematic reviews and meta-analyses (2015) https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25662901 Findings Overall, 44 unique meta-analyses including 416 primary studies of different risk factors and multiple sclerosis were exami...