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Emotional and Personality Changes

There are a lot of posts about mood swings and depression, but has anyone experienced changes in your interactions with others when you experience a flare?  I mean serious changes, like you…


Jun 29, 2012

dealing with tremors

 I currently suffer with tremmors associated from MS and they are starting to affect my life in general.  I have noticed that they do subside somewhat in the evening after I have taken my pm…


Mar 6, 2013
doc_sue

To be isolated or to be a "downer"?

In my early 20's I suffered from depression and lost all of my friends in one moment. I was the fun-loving friend who was always ready to go out at night, but when I wasn't out ignoring my…


Sep 10, 2014
dee45

First year symptoms

Hello Old timers,  Do you think it is about time we start our own list of symptoms for the first year of living with ms? Sorta like high school seniors sharing with freshman about the…


Jan 13, 2013
maria1

How do I not complain?

How do I let my boyfriend know I'm in pain without complaining about it every week (side effect of weekly shot).  I try to just suck it up, take my Advil and call it a day.  But deep down -…


Aug 28, 2014
velvetet

flare-up wait time and exercise

Hello everyone who reads this, My question actually has two parts. The first is how long do you typically wait beforecalling your doctor about a flare up, and the second part is do you…


Sep 17, 2014
hachi

Moral support needed.....

Hello all! I havent been on this site in quite awhile...I moved away from Indiana 1 1/2 years ago to move to ohio in with the man I love. Right now it seems as though we are 2 separate…


Aug 4, 2012
TrishSue

no desire for meds

Why do I have no desire to get on meds. I don't care if this Ms takes a hold of my body and destroys it.


May 15, 2012
Jeanne7

Headaches

Has anyone experienced severe headaches here.  I don't know if it  is due to the MS because my doctor does not seem to think my headaches are related.  I just seem to have had the worst…


Apr 11, 2013
StillDancin

Can Gilenya effect me having children?*

Im a male, 27. Diagnosed with with MS since June 2012. Had 3 relapses within 3 months. Was one Avonex, now my Doctor wants me to change to Gilenya... I am newly married. Wanted to know if…


Apr 10, 2013
Engage100

Swallowing issues

I am new here and newly diagnosed as well. I have several symptoms I am dealing with but the one that is really bothersome and scary is a difficulty in swallowing. I literally cannot get my…


Apr 9, 2013
Becmom24

PLEASE READ I NEED ADVICE DESPERATELY!!!!!!

DIAGNOSED IN MAY 2012, BEEN THROUGH 3 NEUROLOGISTS....I HAVE ALL THE CLASSIC SYMPTOMS, IN ADDITION TO SOME NOT SO TYPICAL SYMPTOMS. OTHER THAN RUNNING THE INITIAL TEST AND MAKING THE DX, THEY…


Feb 27, 2013
KIM_9

Walking Difficulties

I have had difficulty walking for over a year and have used a cane for the last six months.  The challenges are getting more noticeable and I have resorted to using the amigos in grocery…


Nov 13, 2012
Joani