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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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mlhwils514
Newly Diagnosed*

Hello, I was diagnosed November 2017. I saw a neurologist this week who ran some blood work. My vitamin D came back low and my TSH level was high. He is referring me to an Endocrinologist. Has…

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cocogiam
Not yet diagnosed, but in horrible pain and discomfort.*

Hello, I am a 20 year old female. I have been having issues with Rheumatoid arthritis for years now, and from what I have been told it is genetic. I was also recently diagnosed with…

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nycteacher1121
New to Treatment*

Hi all! I am newly diagnosed and am in the beginning stages of medication and management of my symptoms. I had a solumedrol treatment back in November to deal with initial lesions and a…

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heatherangel
Husband with MS is emotional/verbally abusive*

hello im new to this group and i joined because i dont know where else to go. my husband was Diagnose with MS in 2008. i have been his support system since day one. i had the option of not…

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plaquemom
Is this just “what life is going to be like”?*

hello, I was dx about a year ago after four or five years of symptoms which progressed from pain to debilitating chronic fatigue, pain, numbness, and so on.  I am 36 years old and recently…

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plaquemom
Copaxone transient chest pain*

hello, I recently stopped copaxone after a year.  I loved the shared solutions program and the drug itself was well tolerated without major side effects EXCEPT about six months after I…

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plaquemom
RRMS medication options that do NOT have depression as side effect?*

are there any RRMS meds that do NOT have depression/suicidal thoughts/ anxiety as a possible side effect? I am hypersensitive to medication; have history of depression and anxiety. i was on…

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lauragriffith
How about NO Drug to help with Balance problems?*

I have had MS for 20+ years and have been struggling with balance and back pain since 2009.  I have tried everything and every type of physician from PT, acupuncture, massage therapy…

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lauragriffith
TROUBLE W BALANCE? BalanceWear vest by Motion Therapeutics, It’s Amazing!*

I have had MS for 20+ years and have been struggling with balance and back pain since 2009.  I have tried everything and every type of physician from PT, acupuncture, massage therapy…

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kittylover88
First MRI tomorrow to rule out MS*

Hey guys, I'm pretty nervous about having my first MRI tomorrow of my brain to test for MS. I just wanted to ask you if any of you have any tips at all? I was told I didn't have to do anything…

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msandme
Depressed *

I have been working part time for almost two years. I am also in school full-time and a mom too two wonderful children one being special needs and I am overwhelmed the doctor's aren't helping…

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jessicab11
CIS Diagnosis - looking for advice from folks similar in age about treatment*

Hi there,  I've been diagnosed with CIS with a high liklihood it will progress to MS in the next 4 years.  My doctor explained all of the drugs available and said Copaxone is the safest out…

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bubbadog66
"only good people...."*

I hate to bring my political views to a platform such as this but given MY life circumstances and experience i find it relative and appropriate...unavoidable to some degree in order to process…

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oldhippie
An update to my post from over two year’s ago.*

 S o I go again, not much changed in the past two years save haveing two most concussions, witch I have learned are a TBI if you are unconscious for more then two minutes or more, Which I have…

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drivinggun
Exercise question*

Does anyone use a motorized pedal machine? Does it make the cramps worse? Does it help at all? Or does it just wipe you out completely? trying to determine if I should get help purchasing or…

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anywhereoutofthisworld
The Struggle Is Real*

I read an interesting article recently posted by a gentleman with MS (on another MS site I am on) called multiplesclerosis.net [url=https://multiplesclerosis.net/living-with-ms/brain-working…

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maria1
Hemp Oil*

Anyone using hemp oil?  ​You who are using pot, have you noticed a consistent benefit or varying? Are you using a single strain or varying the type of pot you are using? ​For six months now…

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Markiplier
It’s officially been a week since I was diagnosed with a relapsing/remitting course of MS.*

I’m trying to juggle managing a bunch of stuff at once, which probably led to my flare yesterday because I’m still stressed over the original diagnosis. I’ve turned to smoking weed to relieve…

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april9517
Lemtrada?*

My neurologist is trying to start a treatment plan that involves Lemtrada and then the years following infusion patients will use copaxone, in which has shown to cut disability and further…

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shannarin
JVC positive - which drug to take???*

Posting for my 24 year old son who was diagnosed about 2 yrs ago with MS.  He has been on Gylenya but on his visit to neuro this friday was told JVC positive.  Looking for an effective drug…

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