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Treating MS


Hi, I've had the worst five days and today my Ms has taken on new heights.  Please, if anyone has these symptoms I outline below, and knows how to treat them or calm them down, please email me or post back.   I was diagnosed Jan 2016 w Ms, I had a large lesion on my left brain which knocked out my motor skills… Read More

Advice please!*

Hi all, I have been taking Gabapentin to manage my symptoms of my MS for over 2 years now. I am in my 2nd year in graduate school and I hate how drowsy the medication makes me feel. However if I dont take Gabapentin my symptoms of tingling/numbness comes back from my mid abdomen to my toes. My doctor has… Read More

Wahl's Protocol*

Has anyone ever read "The Wahls Protocol" by Terry Wahls, M.D.? I was referred to her book and TEDx talk by a family friend and just started reading the book. I also got the cook book for healthier meals. Her TEDx talk was so empowering, she went from a wheelchair to walking based on her diet and how she… Read More

Plasma Exchange*

I was diagnosed two months ago. Early this month, I did a 5 day Solu-Medrol infusion. I didn't get any relief. Today, my doctor ordered a Plasma Exchange. 3 treatments within 7-10  days, starting next week. It sounds terrifying, but I just want to feel better. Anyone have this done and thoughts? Read More


I recently had to go to the ER again on April 25th because I could not get my pain under control and my neurologist told me to go there to get the pain under control because obviously I was having a flare up and we had already tried the steroids.  Again, yeah again, I was told by 2 different ER doctors that MS… Read More

Copaxone Injections*

I recently was diagnosed with MS and have begun the Copaxone Injections. Just a question in regards to if anyone might know why there are times I develop a lump and swelling at my sites. This week my 2 sites in my thighs have really been a bother with swelling and itching. I'm not sure if my auto injector isn't… Read More

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 or Tecfadera. Between the two, I would prefer to take Gilenya. Has anyone taken or is taking Gilenya? How has it worked… Read More

Copaxone Complications*

Hey guys!  I've been taking Copaxone, 3 times a week injections for the past 4 months. While taking them is bearable, I always get site injection reactions post injection. My symptoms include small hives, intense burning/stinging that lasts for 30+ minutes, and itchiness that lasts up to a week. Anyone else… Read More


I was diagnosed in August 2015 with RRMS.  Since then I have been on Gilenya which I had an allergic reaction to and I am currently on Copaxone.  I have had to relapse since being on Copaxone and my neurologist is now suggesting I should be on Tysabri since the Copaxone is not being aggressive enough.  HELP!  I… Read More


Hi everyone! Just joined this page! Just have to ask everyone who is taking gilenya! I'm three days in and I feel chest pains and throw up! Anyone have these problems and are they normal! Read More

Diet and MS Symptoms - by Janet_S *

This is my first contribution, so please excuse me if I make any protocol errors.  I just felt compelled to write.  Let me give a little history.  I was diagnosed with MS in 2008 and have delt with symptoms since.  I have relapsing, remitting MS.  Through the years I have lost vision in one eye temporarily and… Read More

Solu medrol IV one dose*

hi i am traveling out of state and am having a flare up of fatigue, numb left face and some vision/ dizziness issues. i went to ER and after 6 hours received one IV treatment. has anyone had success with having just one treatment? I'm torn whether to go back to ER again or just wait it out a little longer… Read More