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by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Treatment options
Replies: 4
Views: 1772

Re: Treatment options

I don't think I'm qualified to make any specific recommendation especially given that I don't know you or enough details about your specific situation. tysabri is generally considered to be a "second line" multiple sclerosis treatment. In other words, it is usually reserved for patient's doing poorl...
by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 12:03 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Myelin regenerated in multiple sclerosis models
Replies: 3
Views: 1641

Re: Myelin regenerated in multiple sclerosis models

Interesting article. Maybe we will start to see some translational research for neurodegenerative diseases.
by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accupuncture?
Replies: 46
Views: 12695

Re: Well,

Well, obviously anyone with the slightest amount of general rather than professional medical knowledge would definitely realise and know that MS is a progressively neuro-degenerative disease with no known conclusive cures (except for other effective reliefs and improvements to this disorder) availa...
by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Accupuncture?
Replies: 46
Views: 12695

Re: Accupuncture?

ljelome wrote:I think fingernails still can grow after being fully gone, coz it happened to me after my right hand index fingernail taken off.
Haha.

I also had a toenail grow back after being completely gone.
by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Treatment options
Replies: 4
Views: 1772

Re: Treatment options

Hi my name is Jason & I've been diagnosed with R.R.M.S 10 days ago.. I Walk with a limp, after walking short distances my left leg feels so heavy that I have to concentrate not to trip on my foot. I get double vision , I slur my words and I have no balance just as if I was drunk. When i have to use...
by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:26 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Your Help : MULTIPLE RESTRICTION BANDS, CSF/SERUM
Replies: 16
Views: 7838

Re: Need Your Help : MULTIPLE RESTRICTION BANDS, CSF/SERUM

I should also note that your test isn't necessarily "POSITIVE for systemic inflammation" as immunoglobins in serum are normal.
by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Need Your Help : MULTIPLE RESTRICTION BANDS, CSF/SERUM
Replies: 16
Views: 7838

Re: Need Your Help : MULTIPLE RESTRICTION BANDS, CSF/SERUM

Having oligoclonal bands in the serum matching those in the cerebrospinal fluid can mean different things. Here are some possibilities. 1) Nothing-not related to disease, a normal variant 2) serum contamination of the cerebrospinal fluid (a spinal tap involves pushing a needle through vascularized t...
by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:06 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Abstract: How neurologists think ... missed diagnoses
Replies: 6
Views: 1622

Re: Abstract: How neurologists think ... missed diagnoses

not to mention, what is 'typical' ms exactly... Maybe a 25 yo female with 1 episode of R optic neuritis and 1 episode of cervical transverse myelitis with 7 typical "dawson's fingers" on MRI brain, 5 oligoclonal bands restricted to the CSF, and clinical uhtoff's phenomenon and L'hermitte's sign. :)
by centenarian100
Mon Apr 15, 2013 10:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Doctors often not told of drugs' harmful effects during sale
Replies: 5
Views: 1483

Re: Doctors often not told of drugs' harmful effects during

You can imagine how the sales reps for the CRABs as well as Tysabri present their drugs! The FDA has slapped the hands of the drug companies involved for how they falsely promote their medications and in some instances fine them. But if you talk to the drug reps, their response is it's "part of the...

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