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Resiliency With MS
Resiliency With MS

People living with MS are often familiar with, and at times masters of, resiliency. Resiliency is the ability to adjust to misfortune or change; with the many day-to-day unknowns of MS, share…

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rojejome
long term valium for spasticity*

About 5 or 6 years ago I started taking valium because my hands were affected by spasticity. I play guitar, piano and flute and sing as well. I also do some recording and some music ministry…

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tremainemichelle
New Beginnings but still unhappy*

Its been awhile guys. Hope everything is doing well. I wanted to ask if any of you are dealing with what they think may be depression. I feel 0 motivation 0 confidence 0 drive. I feel stuck…

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cantstopwontstop
New diagnosis ... doing okay?*

I was diagnosed with RRMS less than a month after I turned 26. I have really truly found that speaking to others has helped me in a lot of ways. knowing what I know now, I think it gives me…

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cantstopwontstop
Your favorite treatment options?*

I was diagnosed with RRMS in Dec. 2017. I am now approaching the meeting with my neurologist about treatment options, etc. I have a choice of pills and injections. We are all so different so…

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LBee
Cytoxan*

I am looking for anyone who has been treated with Cytoxan (chemo). I am scheduled to start it on Feb. 14. I started Rituxan in November and I have had a worsening of symptoms. I'd like to hear…

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SmartyPants
A review of "The Eve Chronicles" by Diane DeVillers*

My old friend Nancy gave me this wonderful review of my book "The Eve Chronicles" by Diane DeVillers, I now have two reviews which make the book more sellable. She and I worked together during…

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bcavos
New to this :(*

On thanksgiving 2017 my whole right side went numb, by December 6th i was in the hospital for 5 days of steroids...then 3 weeks of oral at home... I am very lucky for the recovery I have had…

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cathykb
MS and CBD use*

I would like to know if anyone out there has tried cannabidiol oil or cbd and if so, is it helping? I am looking into a company called HempWorx.  

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maria1
Being Stuck*

How do you let go of the past. How do you begin to weave a new life for yourself. How do you come to terms with the new you. Where do you begin the proccess of becoming a person living in the…

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Nron
Parental fear*

I have ms and i stugle with it. I know its not easy having me for a dad. And my son dosnt understand that i cant do a lot. And it breaks my heart. I also have a fear he could have ms later on…

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Nron
Migrains, pain, and breathing problems*

For a couple years now my ms has been in the forms of migrains and pain on my sides and my lung copacity is now at 56%. Well the pain gets to me a lot. I have a fear that id od on pain pills…

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april9517
Pain and MS*

Does anyone also have fibromyalgia and get joint pain? I get pain that my neuro has said is fibro, now Im getting bad pain in my hands particularly at the joints, Ive had it before but it is…

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jcpowell08
Copaxone - New Patient*

Hi all, Newly diagnosed with RRMS, and newly started on Copaxone. Each injection I’ve done lately leaves a “knot” whenever I inject. When I first started (about a month - month & a half ago),…

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ShannoV
Scary vision symptoms / no obvious cause.. :(*

I was diagnosed with RRMS in 2016.. I have a new neurologist who's awesome but is baffled by this symptom I have that SHOULD be optic neuritis...but is not. I had an MRI last Thursday that…

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Gramma
Emotional support*

my adult child has MS. We aren’t geographically close, but do communicate regularly by phone and social media. I struggle with how to support her when I talk to her and she hasn’t slept well…

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anywhereoutofthisworld
Hair Today - Gone Tomorrow*

Have been doing some reading lately on the effects of some MS medications that can in fact lead to hair thinning/ breakage. I was doing the research as while I still have a full head of hair…

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ginger1998
Aubagio*

New symptoms have had my doctor recommend new treatment of aubagio Can anyone share their experiences with this MS med whether good or bad. The effects I read about this medicine are…

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echobird
Get to where I can't mentally or phisically Cook for myself or take care of myself *

Hi all I have been battling MS for over ten years and I get where I can't even Cook for myself or clean up all I can do is go to bed and watch TV or surf the web because of my mind is just not…

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echobird
Get to where I can't mentally or phisically Cook for myself or take care of myself *

Hi all I have been battling MS for over ten years and I get where I can't even Cook for myself or clean up all I can do is go to bed and watch TV or surf the web because of my mind is just not…

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bubbadog66
Subtle changes!!??*

Sundays for me are the "end" of the week. I have the "luxury problem" of "nothing" going on and do lots of self reflection. In the past week or so i realize i've made some rather "big" small…

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