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by scorpions
Sat Jan 28, 2012 10:36 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Is it because of TOS????
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

Re: Is it because of TOS????

My right hand started showing signs of heaviness and writing difficulties fifteen years before my diagnosis. During the MS attack in Dec 2008, I experienced heavy itching on the same hand to the point of bleeding due to scratching at night. My right hand feels better once I change my posture. I che...
by scorpions
Thu Jan 26, 2012 8:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: did anything cause your MS?
Replies: 36
Views: 3547

Re: did anything cause your MS?

No one knows the cause but their are certain similar probable causes: EBV, CCSVI, Lack or low Vitamin D, Trauma such as whiplash, one of 50 genes now associated with MS. It appears you have to have about three of the causes before it becomes MS. Careful Milesap. Many of the "causes" you listed abov...
by scorpions
Wed Jan 25, 2012 11:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: did anything cause your MS?
Replies: 36
Views: 3547

Re: did anything cause your MS?

Does anyone here believe that their MS was caused by a virus? Or something else? You ask and you shall receive Scat89. Most research is pointing towards the cause of MS as a cross between genetics and enviroment(including possibly being exposed to a virus such as EBV) however as you see that is not...
by scorpions
Tue Jan 24, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: First Hints That Stem Cells Can Help Patients Get Better
Replies: 1
Views: 1153

First Hints That Stem Cells Can Help Patients Get Better

http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2012/01/23/145636849/stem-cells-show-promise-as-blindness-treatment-in-early-study Great point! To bad this was not considered by other researchers: "My job is to decrease suffering, and if we overstate this and raise hopes falsely and then it doesn't work out, it wil...
by scorpions
Tue Jan 17, 2012 4:56 pm
Forum: Stem Cells
Topic: ALS
Replies: 1
Views: 1972

ALS

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/01/17/brainstorm-sees-positive-data-in-als-stem-cell-trial/ "In addition, even though we are conducting a safety trial, the early clinical follow-up of the patients treated with the stem cells shows indications of beneficial clinical effects, such as an improvement...
by scorpions
Sun Jan 08, 2012 8:05 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: EBV
Replies: 21
Views: 3785

EBV

by scorpions
Wed Dec 28, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I really need help, am I having symptoms of MS?
Replies: 4
Views: 1291

Re: I really need help, am I having symptoms of MS?

Have you been to your primary care doctor yet? If not I would make an appointment and yes I think you should tell him your fear of it being MS although it could be MANY other things besides MS. There are many opinionated people one here as to the causes of diseases(including MS) and their ideas rang...
by scorpions
Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: off topic(alzhheimers)
Replies: 2
Views: 1007

Re: off topic(alzhheimers)

My personal belief is that in order for back problems to cause any significant illness they need to occur with other life altering events. For example Parkinson's occurs if you hurt your back while walking in on your mom naked. Heck when it happened to me I could not stop shaking for weeks! I believ...
by scorpions
Fri Dec 23, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Multiple Sclerosis not disease of immune system?
Replies: 22
Views: 4955

Re: Multiple Sclerosis not disease of immune system?

CV-I agree with my husband's doctor. There is no cure for stroke. There is only stroke prevention and rehabilitation. Jeff continues to have no new lesions, no relapses and continued symtom relief, now almost 3 years after venoplasty. And his gray matter loss has reversed. happy holidays-- cheer Ch...
by scorpions
Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Just got my brain mri
Replies: 14
Views: 6094

Re: Just got my brain mri

There is no way anyone on here has the expertise to give you a diagnosis even if you were to post a picture of your MRI. I know waiting sucks but it is better to have your doctor read it than someone who is only making an educated guess. Welcome to TIMS and if you have any other questions or just ne...
by scorpions
Sat Dec 03, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Chronic Cerebrospinal Venous Insufficiency (CCSVI)
Topic: GINKO BILOBA?
Replies: 1
Views: 837

Re: GINKO BILOBA?

I believe there is information on Ginko Bilaba in the natural forum Gardenia. If not I remember reading something about Bilaba in the book "the Hobbit".
by scorpions
Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:19 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sonic Hedgehog protein: Breakthrough in MS
Replies: 1
Views: 1221

Re: Sonic Hedgehog protein: Breakthrough in MS

I hope this discovery has some therapeutic value but if not what a cool name for a protein!
by scorpions
Sat Dec 03, 2011 10:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Success of immunomodulators in MS shifts discovery focus
Replies: 4
Views: 1315

Re: Success of immunomodulators in MS shifts discovery focus

Good thing we all have a choice whether to use them or not.