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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

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 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

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

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


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

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

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


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


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

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

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


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

Good neurologist in Sarasota, FL*

I just moved from Atlanta to Bradenton, FL and need to find a good neurologist.  Does anyone know of one in the Sarasota/Bradenton area.  I know there is an MS center at the University of South Florida in Tampa, but is there anyone closer?  I've googled my question and several doctors in Sarasota who… Read More


  I have a complicated relationship with food. In my youth, I was a compulsive eater. Then I changed my lifestyle and through diet and exercise, lost 90 lbs and maintained that for well over a decade. Spacitisity changed my exercise habits. I can't work out as long and hard as I used to, but I still get there. … Read More


Those of you who are single and and when do you bring up your MS? I've been seeing someone and it's starting to get more serious and sooner than later he is going to notice, he already has asked questions. I definitely need to tell him something. But I don't have a diagnosis, so how do I explain… Read More