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donahola
Copaxone*

I learned that I had MS 12 / 2013. Let's just say I was in shock and still am. I have been super healthy for 45 years and started having problems when I was running with my legs and feet going numb. When my Dr told me I would not gain the feeling in my legs back and I would have to start taking Meds everyday… Read More

kentmsstudy
MS research study in Kent, OH *

Our research examines how various symptoms of multiple sclerosis affect thinking skillsTo be eligible, you must: have a diagnosis of MSbe willing to complete 2 sessions to measure fitness & thinking skillsPARTICIPANTS CAN EARN $100If you are interested, please contact us at:kent.ms.study@gmail.comor phone:330… Read More

lexybalshi
New Research Opportunity!*

Hello, my name is Lexy Balshi and I am writing to you to make a personal request.  I would greatly appreciate if you partook in my study on Multiple Sclerosis by completing a short survey. I am currently a high school sophomore Florida. My mother, Kim, was diagnosed with MS when I was 12 years old, just over 3… Read More

246maribelpena
Having children*

Hey guys, one of my biggest concerns is conceiving. I want a family but with MS I'm not sure how it will affect me or my child .. Is there anyone who knows about about it , or has conceived with MS? Did it affect you by worsening your symptoms? I've looked up so many websites about MS & conceiving but alot… Read More

nerij
Why is my hair thinning so much?*

Hi all! I have noticed since I have been taking my medications that large clumps of hair would come out during the day and in the shower.  3 months later, my hair is noticably thinner. I am 20 years old and I greatly cherish my hair.  I emailed my doctor and told him what was going on. He said that it… Read More

maria1
About the Brain*

A piece in the Economist says, "The human brain has around 86 billion neurons, and the wiring that links it (cell protrusions called axons) is reckoned to be about 100,000km long. in case you were wondering. Read More

andrufogle
Survey about Graphic Design

I NEED THE HELP of this great community!Hello, I am Andrew Fogle, my mother was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis when I was eleven years old. I am currently a graduate student in the School of Visual Communication Design under the direction of Professor Ken Visocky O’Grady at Kent State University. As part of… Read More

hmickgarcia
Causes for MS? *

I find it interesting that while I'm told and have read they don't know yet exactly what causes MS, that since my diagnosis no one has asked me any questions about my background or history to add to any sort of database of facts.  Have you found anything different? When my daughter was born with Down… Read More

ahead1
Panel to discuss new MS research *

Vanderbilt University (Nashville) is looking for people suffering from MS and caregivers of individuals with MS to be a a part of an expert panel for an upcoming event.  The Community Engagement Studio will be a 1-time meeting in partnership with the national organization Accelerated Cure Project for MS… Read More

wifeytomylove
CCSVI - Patients out there?*

Has anyone had or heard of someone having this prodecure performed? I would really like to discuss this with Drs in the Baltimore region... but every time we bring it up, drs look at us like we have 3 heads. Is this still pretty far fetched?? Read More

ngant17
genone scanning services for statins

My primary doctor is pushing a few different kinds of statins to address my high cholesterol levels.  I don't like the idea of getting rid of any of my cholesterol because it's an important component of the myelin sheath, and MS (diagnosed in Dec. 2014) is caused by a degradation of the myelin sheath.  I… Read More

ngant17
genone scanning services for statins

My primary doctor is pushing a few different kinds of statins to address my high cholesterol levels.  I don't like the idea of getting rid of any of my cholesterol because it's an important component of the myelin sheath, and MS (diagnosed in Dec. 2014) is caused by a degradation of the myelin sheath.  I… Read More

joelg3
MS, IQ and Memory*

I must admit I am a bit skeptical about claims that MS doesn't affect general intelligence.  To the extent that many people condition their self-worth upon intelligence, it is understandable that websites supporting people with MS would not want to disappoint patients with information about a decline in IQ… Read More

supermomof9
MS Vitamin Treatment

Has anyone tried treatment of MS thru high dose of vitamins? I have been researching the studies of Dr. Fred Klenner from NC. (He died in 1983). Dr. Klenner was known for treatments and cures of things such as MS, polio, tuberculosis, etc. using extremely high doses of vitamins. I talked to my PCP who said that… Read More

maria1
Probiotics *

Who of you is taking probiotics and what do you believe is the benefit? Do you think that the findings of soil borne bacteria found in the gut of ms patients as a possible cause of ms and probiotic cocktails as treatment for ms is promising? Read More