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Maine
Office clerk in Dr.Office

My family thinks I should stay home from work.i keep.trying to tell them my job does not have no.pt contact,I'm in room with a door answering my own phone.i always use the employee entrance…

Kris-MSConnection
Ask an MS Expert | Webinar: COVID-19 and MS Treatments

We know many people living with MS have questions about COVID-19 and MS treatments. Join us for our Ask an MS Expert series this Friday, April 3 at 1 p.m. EDT, featuring leading MS experts who…

SomeDaysWe
Children's Book*

Hi there!! I hope this message finds you all well and coping with this unprecedented situation. We are on day 19 of quarantine and a little stir crazy to say the very least.  My book was…

flipflopgirl
Newly Diagnosed with MS *

I'm 65 yrs old and had my first brain MRI last week. My Neurologist had already diagnosed me with MS since my small fiber biopsy was negative. It showed one dark lesion and multiple White…

mac2013
Shooting intermittent Pain on hand *

I get throbbing pain on the hand below fingers and above wrist which comes often. I've seen doctors and had x-rays, mri's, checked for arthritis and none see issues. I've tried cbd and even…

RQManchester
DMDs in the age of coronavirus *

I have a what do you think question?  I was all set to stop taking my Rebif, that I have been on for 16 1/2 yrs at my appt. this spring.  I had decided -- all was set in my mind!  I will be 61…

Kris-MSConnection
Ask an MS Expert | Webinar: Coping with Uncertainty*

Join the National MS Society’s webinar, Ask an MS Expert: Coping with Uncertainty, Friday, March 27 at 1 pm EST to hear the latest information on multiple sclerosis and COVID-19 and what you…

artdeckco
Survey of BEST climates (US) for those with advancing MS*

As a general rule, I find moderate-to-cooler temps in low humidity climates the best for my MS.  But that sweet spot exists nowhere ALL THE TIME.  The earth spins/tilts, ya know.  Yet, in the…

cntryg1rl
Cymbalta for Arm pain, guidance needed*

Has anyone on here taken Cymbalta to help with pain in their arms (or anywhere I guess)?  Did you also have EXTREME exhaustion with it? I was so tired all the time, I could barely function…

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Events & Programs (@jarvisms)*

@jarvisms Event and Program FAQs are on the nationalmssociety.org site [url=https://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-you-need-to-know-about-Coronavirus-(COVID-19)/Information-for-event-and…

atlantic18
Moving to California: worried about health insurance*

Hi everyone, I will be shortly moving to California for a new job, but I am having some difficulties understanding the US health system (I'm from Europe). My employer is a big company that…

cathy22700
Health Insurance issues*

Hello, I have a question and I am pretty sure a lot of people would like to have an answer too. Is it leagal for an insurance company to override a physician' s prescription? My neurologist…

pattymayo
NMSS Affiliated Online Support Group *

I'm working with the Support Director as well and was told I can post this here. But I have an NMSS affiliated online support group hosted via Discord. It's the largest english speaking…

artdeckco
Group that Travels Together *

I have a GOOD idea … maybe.  If today’s virus concerns and social-distancing policies have taught me anything, it is that we are a gregarious bunch … and that isolation stinks.  If you are…

golgotha
Do you know what the *best* thing about Covid-19 and having MS is? *

Yes, having MS sucks. Three decades of it have taught me that. And yes, being gimpy/disabled/no-energy during a time of crisis sucks. Having a health risk factor with Covid-19 certainly sucks…

echobird
Family's acting like I'm the jerk even though it's been my nephew. *

Ok I don't know if I posted since going into the hospital or since I've been released. Anyway I was perfectly fine until my nephew showed up at the hospital and just from my reaction they told…

Kris-MSConnection
Ask an MS Expert | Webinar: MS & COVID-19 *

The National MS Society kicks off a LIVE Q&A series this Friday, March 20 at 1 p.m. ET, featuring leading MS experts who will share the latest on MS and COVID-19 and answer your questions…

rajiah
Covid-19! Should i go to work??*

Hi everyone, i live in nyc where is the casses of coronavirus is increasing everyday, i work as a pharmacy technicians, as any patient with multiple sclerosis , i may  have a high risk of…

issygee
Twitching muscles *

Hi all I'm new here!!  So my question is this.... Have any of you experienced muscle twitching with your ms? I have remitting relapsing ms diagnosed 18 months ago after suffering optic…

aquariusfriar
Possible MS - what to do before*

Background: In March of 2019, I started experiencing vertigo, I could no longer walk normally, and my spine started going numb in places. In the summer, I applied for disability, and they told…