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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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troidss
Sometimes you just need a little motivation*

Hey all, I got diagnosed This April and at first it was hard. But anytime you feel down and upset just remember you’re breathing and you have a bright future with the technology and medicine…

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kimberlie_rose
Sleep Problems*

I was diagnosed with MS in July 2016 after losing most of the vision in my left eye. My optic neuritis eventually healed, and my vision restored. My neurologist started me on Aubagio, which…

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butters88
Fibromyalgia to MS--When do you accept that it ISN'T MS; do you ever?*

Hello-- I've been living with Fibro since 2003 which initially began in 2001. I'm now experiencing many symptoms similar to MS.  I saw a neurologist and am planning on having an MRI of my…

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prismbadge
Recently Diagnosed - Intro and Seeking Advice*

Hi, I’m new here. I tend to not use my actual name on sites, but you can call me Claude. Sorry this is going to be long, but I wanted to share my story as an introduction. Hope that’s okay…

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hutch00079
Advise*

So I have been battling this for 5 years. 5 years ago I had vision problems, headaches, and had problems with balance. Not too bad, but had a friend tell me to get tested. My MRI shows no…

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butters88
Fibromyalgia and MS*

I was dx with Fibro in 2003 by a Physiatrist out of the lack of finding anything else wrong with me.  It began with hip pain spreading to overall pain. At the time I was on Celexa for…

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mookstermash
Newly-Diagnosed*

Hi everyone, I was recently diagnosed with MS. At first, it was CIS... it's recently been updated to RRMS (yay). I'm very blessed and very fortunate to have had a relatively easy time getting…

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allisonsaran
Paresthesias and Pregnancy *

Hi! Currently I have paresthesias on the right side of my abdomen that are managed (most of the time pretty well) with gabapentin. I am concerned with becoming pregnant that my paresthesias…

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yungin051
Smoking *

Can people still smoke while having ms

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april9517
Ear Ache??*

Does anyone else get Earaches as a symptom of MS. I have a check up with my neurologist next week but lately its been killing me.

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toyman
Family*

Well, I'm going to try this again. I've been officially diagnosed since 2011 but I feel I've had symptoms a lot longer. Probably since the late 90s. Anyways, My problem is in my family still…

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bubbadog66
Don't know what i don't know*

The old saying, "I didn't know what i didn't know." has been a hard pill to swallow while navigating my one unpredictable moments at a time during this first year of being newly diagnosed. All…

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haileyrochelle
Possible MS??*

Hi everyone. My name is Hailey, I’m only 18 years old, and I live in San Diego, CA. I’ve been experincing a lot of problems and I’m starting to wonder if it could possibly be beginnings of MS…

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ripetriangle
Do I have MS?*

I'm not sure how this all works, but I've been experiencing symptoms that I think is MS, it all started with knee pain and a warm tingling sensation in my knees. This gradually went further up…

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msandme
Spouse and special needs children and MS *

Been married to my spouse a little over a year known him for thirteen years. My previous relationship was as abusive. Which caused my self and my two kids some problems my son has PTSD and…

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shannonmcfly
Curiosity about symptoms *

Hi all - I am new here and am experiencing possible symptoms of MS.  For about 6 months now I have been having on and off unilateral eye pain - went to my eye doctor and he said my vision was…

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batala52
Guilt and non-acceptance..........Short staffed and overworked *

I am a shift lead. My 24 hour store lost 5 people in 2 weeks. All of us have been putting in a ton of overtime for weeks now, or longer. I lost count of my days of overtime at this point. I…

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epi2me
Has anyone else heard of this? *

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/319732.php  

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melissa319
Stressed out, can't seem to find a doctor who cares... *

Hi All, I'll try to make this short and sweet.  Back in March, I developed complete numbness on the insides of both of my lower legs. From knee to ankle, I had nothing. I didn't rush into…

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janknopfler
Desire to return to work*

Hi all, I am 47 years old have been struggling with MS related fatigue and cognitive impairment since Dec 2013 and went on disability back then. I miss working and feel deflated about not…

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