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RQManchester
Vitamin D*

I went to the dermatologist today for an appraisal of my skin, since I sit outside in the sun about 4 times a week for 15 minutes and wanted to see if all was well.  By the time I left, I felt…

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davedguy
Staying active through biking.*

Hello All. DaveDguy here. No, I didn’t create the name; AOL created it for me eons ago when I started using email. A little background. I was diagnosed with RRMS in April 2013 at the age of…

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rblackman
Family & Loved ones*

Hello,  I have recently been diagnosed with MS; and of course when I found out, I was upset, but what upset me even more was when I told my Fiance about it. The look on his face just broke my…

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myms820
Weighted Blanket *

Does anyone have experience using a weight blanket for MS symtoms? I was thinking about getting one, but I thought I should get the opion of people may have or is using it first.

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echobird
Feeling drunk and my speech is messing up and more *

Hi all today started out semi ok but by the earli afternoon I started staggering a little bit and then my speech started getting slurred and now I'm having trouble even talking right but I don…

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myms820
Muscle spasm getting worse *

It has been a week since my IV steroid infusion and I am still having very back muscle spasms. I did what my neurologist suggested, I increased my water intake and started stretching. However,…

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rblackman
Newly Diagnosed and about to start treatment*

Hello, I was diagnosed this past monday with MS. and I'm supposed to be starting treatment. My doctor gave me some information about Tecfidera and Copaxone. Any ideas on which is better? I've…

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Brittany-Kaylyn
Undiagnosed / In the Process / Clueless and Need Help*

Hi, my name is Brittany and I only just recently joined on here yesterday. I am mainly reaching out for some encouragement and knowledge from those of you who may be in the same boat or those…

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themcclures85
Can Itch be a symptom? In need of help and guidance! *

Hi! I need help. My husband has been struggling with a "mysterious" issue that has stumped his PCP and allergist. My research has led me to believe that he could potentially have MS but wanted…

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myms820
Muscle spasm*

Has anyone experienced a muscle spasm so bad it took them to the ground? I experienced 2 today. My neurologist said it was nothing to worry about. But it felt horrible.

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jesshwang73
Scared and Confused!!!*

Hi All, I am new to this site. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia about 5 years ago. Since that diagnosis, I have had episodes of what I now know is Trigeminal Neuralgia, the Llhermittes sign,…

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Corey-Feasel
Volunteers wanted for a research study at Bowling Green State University*

“Physiological and psychological responses during treadmill cardiopulmonary exercise tests in ambulatory persons with multiple sclerosis”This reaserch study includes completing a…

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maruss4721
Things I wish I said to the woman just diagnosed *

I wish I had gotten up to talk with you yesterday. I am sorry that I didn’t. I remember coming into an infusion suite where people are acting as if sitting around with an iv stuck in their arm…

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janette-ayub
MS and Music -- Need People for a Blog Post*

Hello all, In addition of trying to deal with day to day activities and my own well-being, I love going to music festivals and shows. Since I am a music writer (and must attend) there are…

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sycorax
IP Hypersomnia (sleeping disorder, too much sleep)*

Hi, I was diagnosed with IP Hypersomnia 3 years ago by a sleep Dr, I have the long sleep form. Its like a wave for me, when its not as bad I sleep between 12-18 hours at a time plus naps. When…

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echobird
Stiff man sindrom*

Hi all I was wondering if anyone has heard of stiff man sindrom? I go through these symptoms and I get very bad off were i spaz my left arm and leg but sometimes my right leg is included. I…

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caroline-peer
Anyone use provigil for fatigue ?*

i was just given provigil by my dr for fatigue. Anyone have any tips on the best way to use this? I tried 1/2 pill in morning but it didn’t help me through the whole day and I’ve tried a whole…

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divyapalat
Feeling of being overwhelmed*

Finding it hard to classify  my moods/feelings. I am finding it easier to get depressed, feel overwhelmed and then stay in my head unable to make a logical decision and move out of the funk…

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lu1210
Preparing for the future, life insurance suggestions

I was diagnosed with MS a year ago and since then I have been thinking about of preparing for the future for my family.  I looked into a few life insurance companies and because of my MS…

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BethC
Diagnosed Last Week-IV Steriods*

Good Evening. I was diagnosed with RRMS last thursday. Had IV Steriods on Friday, had again Today, Tomorrow and Wednesday. Wondering how long it may take to get some feeling back, ir if i may…

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