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onefintwofin
I think I found the best drug for MS fatigue.*

It’s Ritilin.   This has been a wonder drug for me. It gets me off the couch, the 1000lb elephant off my back...I’m able to get stuff done...able to read and remember what I read...it even…

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cathwilms
Apologizing to all*

I feel like a whiner! I read your replies and other discussions on here and I am literally embarrassed to complain! Most of you have fought this for a long time and deal with it somehow. You…

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sereniti1952
In brand new territory*

Hi. I just joined this group because my sister was diagnosed with MS in October and I'm at a loss as to how to help. I live in California and she lives in Florida. We're both in our mid-60s…

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cathwilms
New symptoms keep on coming*

Last 2 years have been a nightmare and it just gets worse. My life has been completely turned upside down. My symptoms started in 2008, with overheating and numbness in hands and feet…

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sajay-arthanat
Survey on Employment and Assistive Technology*

Dear MS Connection Member I am a faculty researcher at the Department of Occupational Therapy at the University of New Hampshire. I am currently conducting a survey focusing on employment of…

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artaxcantswim
MRI results *

I am just looking for some opinions on my MRI report.  I am typing this exactly how it is on the report (run on sentences and lack of punctuation is copied verbatum).  ​Impression…

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lveglatte
A lot of trouble walking*

Hi, I was diagnosed with MS in 1985. The first 29 years were pretty manageable. I could walk fine. Then, things got worse and I needed a cane, then a walker/rollator. Now, I can barely walk at…

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klv723
SSDI & actually living off of it.......*

Hey all, I am new here but wanted to say hi and hope everyone had a better holiday then me :) If anyone can help me out here, I am on SSDI which gives me like next to nothing a month and need…

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willnick
RX for Ocrevus..excited for potential*

I have had MS for 21 years and have been going through the most significant relapse in my entire history... With many different symptoms including walking and vision issues, brain fog and…

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baumgarth
All in my head, no outward systems.....am I alone?*

Dealing with fatigue, brain fog, and other quirky symptoms is what I deal with.  On the outside, I look fine.  But I get in my head and think that people are thinking that I am lazy, heck…

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katelenx
Possible MS in 21 year old female*

okay so I’ve been having probelms for the past 3 years. I’ve had 2 pregnancies with in those 2 years and try to convince myself it was all pregnancy related and when I would mention nerve pain…

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Priyanshi-Jain
Depression *

My friend is suffering from MS... She has become quiet... Does not talk anymore... Doesn't let anyone care for her... She earlier never used to stay without talking to me even for a day... Now…

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Priyanshi-Jain
Depression *

My friend is suffering from MS... She has become quiet... Does not talk anymore... Doesn't let anyone care for her... She earlier never used to stay without talking to me even for a day... Now…

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bubbadog66
Just because *

I come on this sight to get insight and education about MS. Thought it weird that no one has started a new conversation in a few days....holidays right around the corner, end of another year…

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bubbadog66
Validation*

I find that learning the "science" behind MS as interesting food for thought. My newest thoughts come full circle where my pent up anger and rage are concerned....some studies say this kinda…

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vwerby
Ocrevus post infusion reaction lasting a week*

Hi,   Had my first infusion a week about Monday.  Fine for 2 days then down for the cournt.  Upper Respitory Infection.  Just sick and very tired.  I thought I was getting better but no such…

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anywhereoutofthisworld
dysphagia — trouble swallowing *

I was reading an article this evening that I found interesting enough to post here, to read it: [url=https://www.everydayhealth.com/multiple-sclerosis/symptoms/deal-with-dysphagia-when-you…

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anywhereoutofthisworld
Higher Unexpressed Anger In MS patients? *

I recently read an article, which you can also read here: [url=https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/11/091124093546.htm]Click For Article [/url], that claims people with multiple…

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myizzysgigi
Wanting someone to listen to me and stop blowing me off !*

I have been suffering from a multitude of different symptoms for the past 2.5-3 years, off and on lasting from a few days to weeks and months. I have been to see my PCP, which he referred me…

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aleta-whitehead
Bipolar and MS*

Hello, ​Has anyone been affected by bipolar and MS?  If so how are you dealing and or coping? I am trying to deal with both without any help really due to leaving my job and the stress of…

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