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A Letter to the Community *
A Letter to the Community *

UPDATED: August 13, 2020 Dear Community, It is with bittersweet emotions that we announce the closing of the MSConnection.org website as of September 30, 2020, because the platform the…

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Ask an MS Expert | Webinar: Rehabilitation in MS

The goal of rehabilitation is to improve and maintain function – an essential component of comprehensive MS care. Join us for a discussion with Dr. Lacey Bromley, an MS Rehabilitation…

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Kris-MSConnection
Reminder to the Community

REMINDER: the Letter to the Community has been updated. Phase II, which eliminates interactive functionality such as the ability to post and reply to discussions, will be turned off on Monday…

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ienvy03
Please help! Who is responsible for filling out ADA paperwork?? *

Hi! I was just recently diagnosed with MS last year and put on Ocrevus. I am a teacher and want to continue teaching online when my school goes to an in-person hybrid model. I sent my ADA…

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Ask an MS Expert | Webinar: Cognition in MS

Changes in cognitive function, such as processing, memory, attention, planning and prioritizing, are common in MS. Join us for a discussion with Dr. Meghan Beier, a Rehabilitation…

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Kris-MSConnection
Ask an MS Expert | Disease Modifying Treatments throughout Your MS Journey*

During this Friday’s — August 14 at 1pm ET — Ask an MS Expert program Dr. Scott Newsome from Johns Hopkins will discuss MS therapies. Whether you are newly diagnosed, experiencing breakthrough…

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Kris-MSConnection
Update on the Closing of msconnection.org*

August 13, 2020 Please note: the [url=https://www.msconnection.org/Discussions/f572/t79445/tp1/A-Letter-to-the-Community]Letter to the Community[/url] has been updated. Phase II, which…

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alicehoo10
MS and swallowing food and drink *

My husband is getting ready for another Modified Barium Swallow test next week. He had one a year ago   Oh is he excited about it ( I kid here, he is not really looking forward to it at all). …

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Dennis-T
Combating Memory Loss*

The most noticable problem for me is the slow decline in thinking straight. Given enough time to think about a problem on my own and it usually becomes clear, but conversing with others  and I…

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Kris-MSConnection
Ask an MS Expert | Webinar: Vaccines in the Era of COVID-19*

During this Friday’s — August 7 at 1pm ET — Ask an MS Expert program, Dr. John Ciotti will share the latest information on vaccine options and the implications for people living with MS. [url…

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maria1
The MS Community Page on Facebook *

Okay folks, I have been visiting the new page on facebook. It is an active page with plenty of newly diagnosed persons sharing their experiences and asking questions. The difference with this…

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caroline-peer
Switching from Avonex to Tecfidera *

I've been taking avonex now for 11 years and my insurance company decided they wouldn't cover it anymore and I have so much scar tissue from years of injections  So I've switched to tecfidera…

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maria1
for golgotha *

After reading you post i have thought about what has served me in my lifetime, not just living with ms. Being a neglected child has its advantages. Not being taught fear! Facing every issue…

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msspouse5212
Marijuana and MS *

Hello, My wife was diagnosed with MS 12 years ago and it has been very tough on her. She continues to work and is a great mother and wife, but I think she has an addiction problem. Shortly…

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Kris-MSConnection
Ask an MS Expert | Webinar: Addressing Health Literacy in MS *

During this Friday’s — July 17 at 1pm ET — Ask an MS Expert program we will discuss health literacy with Dr. Kalina Sanders, MS Neurologist, and Sherry Perry, MS Navigator. [url=https://www…

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bananamalt
Any idea on my symptoms? I've been getting MS specific testing for 4 years.*

Good evening everyone, I have been a member for a few years now. I started in my 20's and now here I am, in my early 30's. My body is worse, my symptoms are worse, and I am feeling completely…

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ky_lynne
This is all so new...*

Hello,  My name is Ky, I am 25 years old, I’ve met someone special and we are living together, as he has never met someone with MS, I have SPMS, my time in RRMS was brief and only endured 3…

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Kris-MSConnection
Ask an MS Expert | Webinar: Invisible Symptoms*

During this Friday’s — July 10 at 1pm ET — Ask an MS Expert program we will discuss how you can recognize and manage invisible symptoms such as pain and fatigue in MS. [url=https://www…

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alicehoo10
I’m back with a new problem *

Hi everyone. I have another problem with my husband.  Back in May, I got upset with him and decided it was time for separate rooms. He didn't like our mattress ( he'd slide off of it),  he…

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amitrippen
How cancer helped me find my Multiple Sclerosis.*

It took ten years to find and begin treatment for my Multiple Sclerosis.  What I learned during my wife's five year battle with breast cancer and recovery gained me the experience I would…

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johnstonquad
New Symptoms After First Ocrevus Infusion *

I completed my first Ocrevus infusion on June 11 and began experiencing numbess and tingling on June 25 in my left hand, left foot, left side of my head and MS hug on my left. Has anyone ever…

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