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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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mrsclaps
Sclerosis of the temporomandibular joint*

Can an MS lesion be present in the jaw?  I have had MS symptoms off and on for years, and they have gotten worse this past year.  Recent MRI's of the brain, cervical spine and thoracic spine…

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BuckeyeCurt
Scared*

Hello, My name is Curt. I’m a father, husband, educator, & so much more...my disease is just another part of who I am. My disease is NOT me.  I was diagnosed with Relapsing Remittent MS on…

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april9517
Negative Experiences*

As I go through this site and discussions I always see and contribute to ways to stay positive and have a good outlook. We all know though that there are plenty of downs while navigating…

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daughterofanmsmother
My mom has MS*

I am officially 14 now. I just turned 14 last month. My name is Annysia (A-knee-see-a) I know it is a very uncommon and weird name.  My mom is 34 and has MS. She has had it for about 9 to 10…

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bubbadog66
Gratitude*

As Turkey Day approaches we are reminded to be thankful for what we do have and can still do. November is often referred to as Gratitude month...which is great advice to focus on everyday but…

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mumwithms
What do we Do? *

Hello, I'm writing this on behalf of my mum. She's recently diagnosed with MS and too be frank the whole situation is a rather large joke although we aren't finding it funny. She's receiving…

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juliajune
Sorting this out in a foreign country *

Hello, I have begun the journey into testing here in China. I went to an international medical center last week where I explained the symptoms I am currently experiencing (tingling and…

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unhcua1
caregiving for a depressed spouse*

I have been married for 31 years to my best friend.  He has had MS for 21 years and the last few years have been challenging for him.  Lately, his mood has been very down due to his increased…

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april9517
Vivid dreams*

Does anyone else have vivid dreams? I am currently taking copaxone and everything is going well except I have noticed my dreams have become a lot more vivid and it's hard for me to distinguish…

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DonDon
Feel alone*

Hi, I am new to this site but wanted to reach out to ask does anyone else feel alone when MS symptoms happen, the past week I have experienced numbness, balance issues, fatigue, pain, eye…

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wulves
Why ?*

I haven't posted a photo of myself on my profile because I cannot figure out how, so maybe someone can help me with that. TY I haven' t posted my story , I am not feeling up to it. Its long…

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troidss
Sleep pain*

hello, has anyone had sharp throbbing pain in the neck, shoulder, or back of head only at night? I have zero pain during the day but as soon as I lay down I have really really bad pain. Any…

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eric_wi
Possible MS: awaiting further tests*

Hello everyone! I am hoping to get some insights about everyone's experience with MS, in particular the early diagnosis process. Just a bit of background: for the last three years I have…

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manne
Tecfidera and Thanksgiving*

Hi. I was on Copaxone for 2 years and started having bad reactions to the medication.  The doctor is switching me to Tecfidera.  I had to go off of Copaxone approx. 6 weeks ago. Believe it or…

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anneaie
I think I have MS*

Hello everyone, my name is Angelique, I'm 19 years old, and I think that I may have MS. Over the past year Ive had to extreme fatigue and had to go to the bathroom an insanely high amount of…

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jackbijou
Diagnostic testing*

I have brain lesions but no definite answer as of the cause. So now I am getting a spinal tap, VEP, and a MS mimics test. I feel a bit bummed that I didn't really remember to tell the…

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MSconnection
Getting ready for the Holiday Season*

The holidays can be a wonderful time to connect with loved ones, and celebrate the season.  But, all that activity when you have MS-related fatigue is also physically and emotionally…

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cherylmjirles
Confused and Scared *

Hi All! I was diagnosed on today, November 6, 2017, and will go on Tecfidera. Has anyone been on this long enough to know of any side effects? I will tell you I am scared. I am declining fast.…

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varungs
Newly Diagnosed - confused on what Medicine to choose*

My wife just got diagnosed with MS 3 weeks back and just finished 5 sitting of Steroids. The doctor thinks her case is mid - medium and recommended Gilenya but also said she is right for…

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jackbijou
I'm sure this has been said before...*

Hello everyone, I have just received a 3 part MRI which came back with several brain lesions.. I have many symptoms of MS, yet no spinal lesions.. The MRI report came back as inconclusive…

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