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jwilliams
My new life with MS*

Hi all, I have been living with MS now since January 2017, officially diagnosed on 2/13/17.  So far from my experience I can say every day is different.  There are good days, somewhat ok days, and then some days that I am so tired I just want to lay in bed all day. But from my short experience with living with… Read More

optimist2017
Diet and Spasticity *

Has anybody noticed a correlation between what you eat and your spasticity?  I realize that some foods cause inflammation but have you actually experienced worsening that you attribute to that particular food?  Any thoughts about dairy or sugar?  Read More

hkkarcher
MS and Prostate Cancer *

My husband was recently diagnosed with aggressive prostate cancer.  Has anyone dealt with this situation previously?  Interested in treatment options. The cancer is aggressive and treatment options offered seem to really have a negative effect on MS and quality of life Read More

mandalynn286
Anyone that can relate to me?*

I am 31 years old and I was diagnosed 7 and a half years ago when I was 23.  I do know several people with MS but they are all parents of my friends in their mid 50's.  While they are great to talk to, they tend to take the advice route and tell me to keep my head up and things like that, because I am like a… Read More

ahayes256
smoking? *

So I'm coming up on a year since my diagnosis and have been doing great. As a 24 year old I had been smoking since 11th grade probably around 2010, never a heavy smoker a black and mild cigar or three a month. Ive come this far without smoking and dont plan on going back I was just wondering how smoking affects… Read More

davidwilly
The Benefits to Buying a Condo*

One of the many benefits you will find when you choose condos for sale over other properties is that you don't have to worry about any exterior maintenance. When buying family home, you need to keep a budget aside for those unexpected external emergencies, such as a damaged roof, a tree that falls down in your… Read More

TwstdsilverWI
Worst Neuro/GP visit pre-diagnosis*

What was your worst Dr visit pre-DX? So here's my short version - Had multiple symptoms and figured stress and/or lack of good sleep. Over a 6 month span I experienced heavy legs, blurred vision, frequent dizzy spells, eye pain, sudden need to urinate, loss of night vision, loss of hand dexterity, food not… Read More

kikomon
Today I Feel Lucky to Have MS...*

...some days I don't, but today I feel like the luckiest person to have MS.  Since my DX almost a year ago, I have a different outlook on life,  I have a whole new tolerance for other people's way of life and have stopped judging people so much.  I'll admit before MS I probably wasn't the most patient or… Read More

Melly
No lesions?*

Hi everyone. I'm new here, I don't have a diagnosis yet, but MS is a possibility. I've done some research of my own and I've read that 1 in 20 people diagnosed with MS do not have lesions on their brain. So my question is....any of you out there that were diagnosed without lesions???? I have optic nerve damage… Read More

SandyOhio
Hilliard Ohio*

I am looking for people who live near me - Hilliard is 15 miles from Columbus, Ohio. I am new here, have MS, still working and want to start a support group. Please let me know if you are interested. Read More

robertjon
College*

Hi, I've been overwhelmed with school. With 1 class 4 days a week for a hour, I spend from 8;30-3:00 at the college 5 days a week working on it. Episodes last winter and spring sure took alot cognitively from me! I had a test on chapter 2 (Excel) yesterday. I read the chapter 3 times, did all the projects in… Read More

Sallyclaraclutz
Neurologist appointment *

what is a typical neurologist appointment like after diagnosis? Are there specific assessments that the doctor needs to do relating to gait, stability, locations of pain, limb weakness, or depression?  I went in with a list of questions but truly felt that I was taking up too much time. Starting on copaxone… Read More

sspears22
Please Help My Best Friend*

Hello Fellow MS Warriors, I am reaching out today looking for help and guidance that we are all so capable of doing since we live with this disease everyday, My bestfriend was diagnosed just over a year ago, though regrettably, unlike with most cases the relapses never seemed to come to an end. Now my dear… Read More

ssmitty2015
Buckeye Breakaway*

Hello Everyone, I would like to introduce myself.  My name is Sam Smith and I am a 21 year old student studying Health Sciences at Ohio State University.  This August, I decided I am going to volunteer to cycle for MS.  This event is called "Buckeye Breakaway" and I am a two-day rider.  I am riding with my… Read More