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OffBalance
What was your age when diagnosed?

At 65 I was diagnosed with MS.  After having the same vision issue 20 years after the first occurance I was sent for an MRI.  Hey, I thought it could be a brain tumor.  My physician sent me…

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triara
Dealing with people who dont believe in invisible symptoms.

I have a mom, a nurse no less, who just doesn''t "get" that cognitive impairment is real.  Whether its not being able to focus and cook with noise and other people around or difficulty in…

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love4leo
How to cope?

I'm new here and I'm not really sure if this is where I should put this. I was diagnosed on Monday and I am stilly really confused/angry/upset. I'm a college student and I am having issues…

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Rich1007
Spouse no longer finds me "desirable"....

How many of you experienced this intimacy issue from your significant other (wife/husband) and what did you do about it?  

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TrishSue
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…

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kc41101
Relapsing Remitting symptoms that never go away!

Hi There,                     Just wondering if anyone else has been diagnosed with RRMS but it feels like you never quite get get out of a relapse so you never really know when you are in…

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arlawgirl
Tecfidera

Hey, fellow crusaders! My neuro told me at my last appointment that as soon as Tecfidera (aka BG-12) is approved, he'll put me on it. Well, the time has come!  With the FDA approval being…

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MS_Navigators
January Discussion of the Month: Pain in MS

Pain is a common symptom of MS, but one that is commonly misunderstood. In one study, up to 55% of people with MS experienced clinically significant pain. Have you experienced pain related to…

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MSCathy
Need an MS friend

Just looking for someone else who actually understands! Having a hard time dealing with this. I was diagnosed October 1, 2012 so yes I am very new to all this.

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MS_Navigators
July Discussion of the Month - Diet & Nutrition

Maintaining good health is very important for people with multiple sclerosis. A well-balanced and planned diet can help achieve this goal, but with so many to choose from, and differing…

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August Discussion of the Month: Stem Cells

There is exciting progress being made through innovative research related to the potential of many types of stem cells for slowing MS disease activity and for repairing damage to the nervous…

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mags4050
primary progressive

i would love to hear from any one who has been dignosied with primary progressive.  I am 56  been around the block with a new  guy who say it is rare and can not believe he has seen two in two…

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CowboysnAngels
Which vitamins??

Newly diagnosed 10/22.  My neurologis has put me on Vitamin D 5000/day, a B12 Nasal spray (if my insurance approves it).  I also bought Krill oil which is 300mg.  Now I am hearing from others…

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sherry_sue
crying

I have been crying way to much. I am looking for a group that I can talk with.

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cgermans
Gilenya, Tysabri or Ocrelizumab clinical trial?

Hi Everyone, I am living with MS since May, 2010 (sympomatic since July, 2009) and am on Copaxone. Due to the new lesion discovered in my spinal cord, however, I need to change my meds to…

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Bkboo
Sadness,fear, anger/ cognition problems

I was dianosed in 1992, had several attacks, but it went away in 1997 and stayed away for almost 20 years. This last summer my left hand went numb. My doctor sent me to get 3 days/ steroids…

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March Discussion of the Month: Relationships & Intimacy

MS affects everyone in the family — and both members of a couple are likely to have strong feelings about the unpredictable changes it brings to their lives. Finding comfortable ways to talk…

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October Discussion of the Month: Depression in MS

Depression is not a sign of personal weakness. It is a significant, potentially life-threatening, symptom of MS that interferes with function and quality of life and makes other MS symptoms…

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Upzee_Dazee
Lumbar Puncture - Spinal Tap REALLY Necessary?

Hi! I am going to be 46 the end of the month. My symptoms began after my son was born in 2008. In 2010, I was finally sent to a neurologist after experiencing major loss of balance and strange…

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April Discussion of the Month: Invisible Symptoms

Many MS symptoms, such as pain, fatigue and cognitive challenges, are not visible to the people around us. This can make it really difficult for them to understand what we're going through…

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