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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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holmesa
Thoughts on Gilenya *

I was diagnosed with MS in October 2015 and have been on Copaxone since. I had a MRI about a month ago that showed I had two new lesions. My doctor has recommended that I start taking Gilenya…

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bobbylawr
Newly diagnosed*

Hello I am a newly diagnosed MS patient and would like some information on what to expect in the days to come. I will see the Neuro for the first time this week and I'm not sure what to expect…

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rp687
How do you make big life decisions?*

I was in my second semester of grad school. I think it was 2010 when I noticed blurriness in my right eye. At first I just thought I needed a new prescription for my contacts. When I went to…

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ventitre
Alternative therapies?*

I have tried three different medicines since being dx with ms. I'm on Tecfidera now and I swear it's making me so sick. I am starting to disbelieve in medications. So, what's some alternative…

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bethyrosie
Can MS cause breathing problems/ chest pain?*

inknow I've posted here before. On a good note I see a neurologist in 3 weeks.  I have a question. For about three weeks I have had a weak chest. I've seen my allergist and pulmnogist and…

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gloh
Can ms be treated?*

Hi! I am new here. have not yet seen a neurologist, but i know i am ms dygnose.

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april9517
Rebif users help!*

Has anyone on rebif experienced panic attacks? Ive had anxiety for most my life but recently Ive been getting awful panic attacks. Anybody ever get that?

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ahfreedom37
MRI White Spots confused *

So I went to see a local neurologist today. Previously, September 1 I went to see one in Northern Va who did a very through exam, ordered blood work and mri. I had the Mri on Wednesday and of…

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april9517
Has anyone tried Acthar??*

I'm waiting to get approved for Acthar, as I cannot use steroid Solumedrol. Has anyone here ever used it and what was your experience on it. I'm also currently on Rebif and the fatigue I get…

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april9517
Relationships. Does anyone else have trouble getting through to their partner?*

So, Im in a relationship of 3 years and I got diagnosed earlier this year with RRMS. I was in the hospital for a week and my bf stayed with me everyday. He is and has been incredibly…

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LBee
Newly Diagnosed and Feeling Lost*

This is going to be long...:) I was diagnosed about 6 weeks ago. I am 47 and a mom to 2 teens and one young adult. Early this summer I started getting painful tightness in my torso with pain…

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jamierlee
Second Opinion or just let it go?*

Where do I start…I am a 43 male from Amarillo, Texas that workouts, eats healthy and loves to travel. With that being said I think I am losing my mind. Let’s go back to 2006 when I first…

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dmillls2017
Medicine*

Hey everyone, My question is what medication is better Gilenya or Tecfidera?

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CommunityManager_Nicole
What would you like people to know about your MS? *

For the past few weeks our Blogs have been focusing on the topic of social wellness. Some, like You Shouldn’t Be Parked There by Teisha Rose, talks about the challenges of having a social life…

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Melly
White blood cell count*

Hi all. I am not diagnosed, but my Drs. Have mentioned MS as a possibility. I just had more blood work done for my rheumatologist and the results came back showing a high white blood cell…

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heathermilnerrdh
Dental Health *

I am a Dental Hygienist pursuing my Masters degree and am interested in providing oral care related information to people with MS and also people that give care to others with MS! Looking to…

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shelljenea
How to get through the diagnosis process? *

Hi all, I've been admiring your stories since I ran across this website as I tirelessly Googled the possible explanations for the weird symptoms I've been having.  Two weeks ago I was driving…

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mrsclaps
Easily startled*

Does anyone else find that they startle really easily?  Maybe this is not an MS thing at all.  It is just something new that I am experiencing lately.  For instance, I know my husband gets…

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dmillls2017
Just Got Diagnosed *

Hey everyone, today I got diagnosed with MS. My question is how do you deal with the diagnose? What meditations do you take and what do you do if you have a flare up?

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nat456
Unexplained symptoms but normal MRI and Lumbar Puncture *

Hi Everyone,  I have been experiencing very cold feet and leg pain (especially at night) for a few months now. I went to the emergency department last week when I woke up and had difficulty…

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