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Diagnosed ten years ago now. Six months with significant ear/neck pain. Of course waited 2 months to see if it would pass. I see one neurologist due to pain and the response is, "yes MS can…

Is my doctor missing any better treatment options

I was first diagnosed with MS in around Oct 2013. Started with Techfidera and was told by my Neuro MS that this medication sometimes takes an year to start showing its effect to the body…

I've been recommended to start MS meds without official diagnosis*

Has anyone here been put on MS medication before they could be officially diagnosed? Or have you been diagnosed with only one ON lesion on imaging? How did you decide whether or not to start…

Bowel Issues due to muscles not working*

This is the strangest conversation you will read today but I am in need of some advice.  I am a caregiver for my father who has primary progressive MS.  He is wheelchair bound and currently in…

Dietary Supplements, WARNING*

The September 2016 issue of Consumers Reports has several articles warning of the efficacy of dietary supplements. It says that there are some 90,000 products for sale now and only 139…

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What was your age when diagnosed?

At 65 I was diagnosed with MS.  After having the same vision issue 20 years after the first occurance I was sent for an MRI.  Hey, I thought it could be a brain tumor.  My physician sent me…

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Dealing with people who dont believe in invisible symptoms.

I have a mom, a nurse no less, who just doesn''t "get" that cognitive impairment is real.  Whether its not being able to focus and cook with noise and other people around or difficulty in…

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How to cope?

I'm new here and I'm not really sure if this is where I should put this. I was diagnosed on Monday and I am stilly really confused/angry/upset. I'm a college student and I am having issues…

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Spouse no longer finds me "desirable"....

How many of you experienced this intimacy issue from your significant other (wife/husband) and what did you do about it?  

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Moral support needed.....

Hello all! I havent been on this site in quite awhile...I moved away from Indiana 1 1/2 years ago to move to ohio in with the man I love. Right now it seems as though we are 2 separate…

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