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maria1
the pits?*

You on facebook? They have a free game, Spot the Differences? showing two photos with five differences that you play with random persons. Well, I stink! either i dont see all five or i take the longest time to see it, you playing? Read More

Dennis-T
Went to the dentist today*

My bottom right lip is all numbed up and I keep forgetting. MS has taken my ability to speak right and I have troubles pronouncing words anyways...so even though being numb may feel weird to some, I keep forgetting that I'm numb because pronunciation is always a problem for me. :) Read More

swisstex
gen. inquiry *

My sister and my brother both had MS. Now, one of my nieces had been diagnosed with it as well. Doctors are considering treating her with either Plegridy (pegiferon beta1a) or Copaxone. I checked on the various side effects, but would like to now from actual users how severe they really are. Are there ways to… Read More

anywhereoutofthisworld
Bad Blood*

In August of this year I inquired via email about donating plasma and received this reply from a plasma donation center -Our apologies but unfortunately people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis are currently deferred from our program. Thank you for your interest however, and we hope you have a wonderful day… Read More

hakimaru

Please name your gender(M/F), age,city,country(you were born in or if you moved to another city before 12),family history(relationship to you), if you got diagnosed with MS?​ MS is thought to be prevalent more in females with F:M=3:1 and prevalent in countries further away from the equater and believed to have… Read More

maria1
for norcamp et al OUT OF CONTROL*

So you say you are feeling out of control. Well, let's talk about that: ​We have all been living under the illusion that we are in control of our lives and our circumstances, we think because the repetition in our lives brings forth the same reaction every time, that we are in control of our lives. Just… Read More

MissRenee82
Alcoholism & MS

My mother died this year of "MS", a diagnosis given to her by her primary care physician two years before her death. She was 62 years of age and had "MS" symptoms for 34 years prior to her diagnosis. Before the "MS" title was given to her she had lung surgery for pneumonia, Hepatitis B, foot surgeries for poor… Read More

railguy57

Hello Everyone, I am very new here. I would like to know if other's spouses have had bad depression and how it has affected their marriage?  My wife has MS and has bad depression and has said she feel she doesn't contribute to the house like she wants. Lately I've found she has been very distant and seems to… Read More

hollyberry2020

Past 4 weeks, have been a blur. Went to hospital for Stoke symptoms. Couldnt swallow, talk, see, walk use my left hand or open my left eye. Diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis and MS. I am a single mom, one income, getting by fine one day. Now I cant do daily task. Worried about my future. Bills, kids, love life… Read More

rp687
How do you make big life decisions?*

I was in my second semester of grad school. I think it was 2010 when I noticed blurriness in my right eye. At first I just thought I needed a new prescription for my contacts. When I went to the eye Dr she immediately referred me to a neuro-ophthalmologist. After he examined me, he sent me to the best… Read More

blondiemiller
Boosting immune system*

Hi there! I was wondering if anyone had any ideas on boosting my weak immune system. I get sick so often and honestly it's just exhausting. If there is a person around me and they are sick I get it; my kids come home with a bug- I get it and so on. It's just aweful. Illness is already starting early here in… Read More

Excadet
BACLOFEN pumps *

Does anyone have a pump? I got mine in June 2011, but am now in the (long!) process of trying to get it removed. I believe my then-neurologist sold me a bill of goods, that my spasticity didn't warrant getting it, and worst of all, I believe it has caused weakness, particularly in my trunk. I never had any pain… Read More

msfitness
LIFE CHANGER FOR MS*

This book is #1 in Amazon in new releases for MS and endorsed by doctors, fitness icon Tony Little and foreword written by Daymond John of the hit series Shark Tank. It can change your life if you follow the program to a lifestyle of fitness and health. No hype, just results and great education. Order during… Read More

KrissyD
Do I really need a wheelchair in Hawaii? *

Hi, my mom is taking my sister, brother and myself to Hawaii. My mom has dementia and wants to go while she can. My sister is renting a wheelchair for my mom and myself and I don't feel so good about that. She says we will be able to see twice as much as I also have arthritis in my feet and tend to walk slow… Read More

frizzyroo
Medical Coding Errors*

Has anyone else experienced medical coding errors.  I am in the midst of trying to correct an error made by a coder that resulted in an false diagnosis. The medication I take for fatigue requires 6mo visits to the dr.  After a May 2017 visit, I noticed a document in my records that indicated an outpatient… Read More