Discussion re:shooting intermittent pain on hand
Posted 2 months ago

how much cbd are you taking daily, is the cbd full spectrum or man made? i take as much as 200 mg daily of hemp oil and it keeps the discomfort tolerable. full spectrum or natural hemp oil has vitiamins and nutrients that man made hemp oil does not have, i expect the same for ...

Discussion shooting intermittent pain on hand *
Posted 2 months ago

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 had steroids nothing works. any one get pain like this and have anything that wo...

Discussion re:cymbalta for arm pain, guidance needed*
Posted 2 months ago

cntryg1rl -  cymbalta worked great for me.  i didn't have any problems with it, but then my insurance company dropped it.  i went through a number of different medications.  maybe gabapentin or tramadol can help

Discussion re:dmds in the age of coronavirus
Posted 2 months ago

when i did stop the dmd the doc told me to just stop and i got rebound all the symptoms plus a few new ones hitting all at once for more than two months. there are no data for stopping dmds so consider weaning instead of cold turkey. i was injecting betaseron for more than twe...

Discussion re:dmds in the age of coronavirus
Posted 2 months ago

coming off would be based on evidence that after age 60 (cleveland clinic) you are relatively safe. maybe some disability proression, but mostly okay. they are doing a big trial through pcori.com to see when it is safe to stop dmd's. i would take that chance, be monitored clos...

Discussion re:dmds in the age of coronavirus
Posted 2 months ago

is there still disease activity that the dmd is controlling? my cousin is 74 and only stopped her drug because of a snafu with the insurance company. if the drug is controlling the disease why would you want to stop. i stopped at about 69 only because it was no longer effectiv...

Discussion re:survey of best climates (us) for those with advancing ms*
Posted 2 months ago

jess, i do appreciate that you replied. there are so many questions and issues about ms.  what always seems to drown the responses is when many independent questions are wrapped into one.  i'm really just concerned with optimal climates for those with advancing ms. we...

Discussion dmds in the age of coronavirus *
Posted 2 months ago

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 years old in may.  i had heard that the chances of relapse are much less after age 6...

Discussion re:survey of best climates (us) for those with advancing ms*
Posted 2 months ago

hi artdeckco, while in my time at the national ms society this question has been asked multiple times, there's just no perfect answer.  some people are sensitive to heat, some to cold- some feel better in humidity, some prefer a dry climate.  having lived in denver, while m...