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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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powerofhope
App to notify loved ones if there is an issue*

Anyone know of a smartphone app that can bug me every once in a while and alert family if I don't respond. 

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powerofhope
ADA protection without a diagnoses*

I have a question that I am hopeing someone here might know the answer too. Of course a Lawyer would be the expert opinion but maybe some have already dealt with this or know of a source that…

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Velva
Head aches with MS*

My daughter was diagnosed with MS last month, her first symptom was vertigo. She had a spinal tap right before Thanksgiving and has gone down hill from there. She got the spinal tap headache…

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artaxcantswim
possible ms symptoms*

Let me start by saying I know that only a doctor can make a diagnosis, I’m just scared and curious and looking for stories similar to my own. I am a 36 yo female who has recently had an influx…

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awilliams84
Side Effects......*

This is my first post and its mostly just to rant some of my anxiety/stress with treatment. I was diagnosed in August and feel very fortunate that my symptoms have been mostly managable. I…

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powerofhope
MS like symptoms*

Hello everyone, I know that only a Dr can tell me if I have MS but based on the little research i have done so far, I am fairly certain that will be diagnosis. I went to see my PCP on…

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mjadec01
Ms panel results *

I have had an mri of my brain a month ago that showed multiple lesions. I had a spinal tap last week and I have high lymphocytes and low monocytes. Everything else was normal. I am waiting for…

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MSconnection
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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bcarmichael82
Therapy Dog *

Hello everyone, I'm new to this, I was directed here by Maren from the National MS Society, they thought the community here might be able to help with the dilemma I'm having. There is more…

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myabonita
Big MS Relapse *

Going from feeling fine to wham with no warning. Waist done numbness and tingling and then eventually pins and needing. Left foot no feeling. Landed in the ER and then admitted for 4 days…

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maria1
Drugs*

Some years ago Unitedhealthcare bought optimum mail order drugs and tried to put local independent pharmacies out of the competition by offering cheaper scripts through their mail order. Many…

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anywhereoutofthisworld
Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis*

I just read an interesting article. [url=https://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Types-of-MS/Secondary-progressive-MS]Click for SPMS article[/url] . I was diagnosed with Multiple…

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maria1
Do you talk to your brain?*

There is the part of my brain that tells me how I feel emotionally about something. good, bad, happy, sad etc. Sometimes my brain has been tricked into thinking emotionally a certain way, by…

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gabrielle519
Life with MS*

Hey, everyone I just joined MS connection although I've had MS for about 6-7 years. I am now 29 there were a lot of bumps in the road when I first go diagnosed. I hate seeing people having…

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missriss91
Trying to rule out*

'm 26 years old and started having on/off neuro symptoms. I've had muscle spacticity/ridgity (sp?) For 5 or 6 years. Left lower side of my back was first. Now my whole back, muscles on both…

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DeeDee
Bemer Therapy*

Hi! I am surprised that when I search "Bemer" on this entire site, nothing comes up! I have heard about this for a long while, and the benefits for MS patients. I am a little skeptical but…

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claire11
I'm scared I have MS *

Hi:) I'm twenty years old and for a while now I've been experiencing a lot of tingling in my face. I have floaters in my eyes and see traces of light all the time. The other light, my feet…

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Stacy10
Health *

  I just completed my 3rd week of going to the gym 4x/wk. I'm stunned at how much better I'm feeling in such a short time. I'm pushing ahead further and this is where I could use some input. …

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izgardenia
Need someone to help guide me *

I'm feeling frustrated, I feel that I just want to be alone where I don't bother anyone of my family. I was researching assisted living because I feel that way they can come and visit me and I…

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lizzy34
How to be more understanding and compassionate *

I have been dating someone with MS for the last 6 months. As time goes on, he shares more about the disease and is more open about what is going on with his symptoms. I have my own personal…

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