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Need Participants for Short Online MS Study
The Marginalization, Mental Health, and Empowerment Team at Teachers College, Columbia University is looking...More
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Prices of MS Drugs Soaring, Study Finds
"The prices of multiple sclerosis drugs have skyrocketed in the past two decades, in some cases rising more...More
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Reply: Twitching
Hi owlshouse, Yes, twitches can be a symptom of MS, but it can also be caused by excessive caffeine or...More
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Reply: Hand cramping
MS can cause hand problems such as muscle weakness and numbness, but there are also several other...More
Reply: MS without therapy
You and your doctor should work together to decide what is best for you. I will add that steroids...More
Reply: Burning Skin Sensation
If your doctor uses Gabapentin for the burning sensation they will start you on a lower dose and...More
Reply: MS Hands?
was diagnosed with RRMS in 2012 after a loweri back work injury started with numbness in fingers. I also have...More
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Reply: Stress Management
Thanks Dave, You guys are really helping me through this by just reaching out. I really feel like my...More
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Reply: Why would they rule out MS? Should I get another o...
Hi recumbentbaby, Your concerns are well-founded; if your docs aren't investigating your symptoms to your...More
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Reply: Who do you tell you have ms?
Hi, I hope most peoples experience are better than mine. I told my manager ( I work in a GP surgery) as soon...More
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Stress Management
I just recently lost my Dad (74) and I can relate. I have two half brothers and two half sisters, that...More
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Reply: MS or Temporal Lobe Seizures
I was just hospitalized for this last week, and boy was it disturbing because I had no idea. MS symptoms...More
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FDA Approves Generic Version of Copaxone
The FDA approved a generic version of Copaxone called Glatopa. This is the first disease modifying...More
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Reply: Thank You!
I couldn't agree with you more, your MS nurse can be such a great source of support. They can...More
New Drug Shows Promise for MS
"An experimental drug appears to repair nerve damage seen in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients, results of...More
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Reply: Sharing
It definitely is a challenge, and difficulty regulating body temperature is a problem that many of...More
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Reply: Please help
Thanks so much for your responses! I am sorry for posting in the wrong group. I thought I was posting to...More
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Reply: Input on medication
Hello marucci11! According to the FDA breast tenderness is not a reported side effect of ampyra,...More
Reply: Dental implants-help please
Hi, danielethorpe, Do you have an MS diagnosis? I'm not sure of the context of your question and how it...More
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Reply: Primary Progressive MS parient bahaving like a 4 y...
I am so sorry to hear about your sister, how heartbreaking!! The love and prayers of the entire MS...More
Reply: desperate at this point!!!!!!
Hello ohhsbubs! I am so sorry for all of the pain you have had to endure, it sounds like a very...More
Reply: Some questions for Stephanie
Hello David, Very interesting article! As the authors pointed out the etiology of MS is likely...More
Reply: Desert Storm Veteran asking of the probability exp...
Hello John, You may be interested to know that at the MS Public Policy Conference this week we...More
Diet and Exercise Poll

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Have you ever tried diet and/or exercise to improve your MS symptoms?
  • Yes, and I feel like it has helped me
  • Yes, but I do not feel that it made a difference in my symptoms
  • No, I have not but would be interested in trying it
  • No, I have not because I do not believe that it would help me
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Reply: Newly Diagnosed I don't know where to begin...
Yes, unfortunately it can be a very long process to get in to see a neurologist. Once you are an...More
Reply: NMO Antibody Test
Hello Jeannie382! The NMO Antibody Test is part of the standard workup for MS. Neuromyelitis...More
Reply: Please Welcome Your MS Community Expert!
Thank you for the warm welcome, and I'm thrilled to have the chance to work with you again Kim! ...More
Reply: Anyone tried RELIV?
This is the stupidest poll ever....this is propaganda for people that bully people with MS
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I've hear Marijuana can cause lesions that look lie MS. Had you ever smoked it before being diagnosed? (I do not know if this is true)
  • Yes - lots
  • Yes - a little
  • No
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Reply: Older folks with MS
Hi delany, I'd be glad to participate in a discussion on the subject of being older with MS. I hope you'll...More
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Could Coffee Lower Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?
"People who down several cups of coffee every day may have a decreased risk of developing multiple...More
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Stephanie knows multiple sclerosis as a patient and as a nurse. Stephanie was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2013. Shortly after being diagnosed...More

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Has anyone ever included bee pollen with their diet? I also take niacin. Bee pollen seems to have help me with the fatigue factor along ... More
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