hackwriter

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
Michigan-based writer, MS patient advocate/consultant, and WebMD Ambassador. Diagnosed with RRMS in 2005. Therapies: Copaxone 4.5 years, Rebif four months, Tysabri one year, took no DMDs for two years, then started Tecfidera in Sep. 2013. No MS in family history.

See my list of essays about living with MS at: http://multiplesclerosis.net/archives/

For an earlier set of essays, see my personal blog titled "Doc, It Hurts When I Do This" at: http://multiplesclerosiswrite.blogspot.com/

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Reply: Twitching
Hi owlshouse, Yes, twitches can be a symptom of MS, but it can also be caused by...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...More
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Reply: Stress Management
Hi dmerritt, I'm so sorry for the loss of both your grandmothers. Grief can put a...More
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Reply: Hand cramping
Hi gobott, Whenever that happens to me, I take a break and push all the fingers back on...More
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Reply: MS or Temporal Lobe Seizures
Hi, we know that people with MS are prone to having seizures. Multiple Sclerosis can be...More
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Reply: Please help
Hi mommytothree87, Your symptom doesn't really sound MS-related. If it is interfering...More
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Reply: Dental implants-help please
Hi, danielethorpe, Do you have an MS diagnosis? I'm not sure of the context of your...More
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Reply: Please Welcome Your MS Community Expert!
Welcome Stephanie! You'll be a great asset to the forum I'm a WebMD Ambassador on the...More
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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...More
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Reply: Bayer/Betaseron is dropping Foundation Assistance ...
Hi mthurmertn, What reason did they give you for rejecting your application? KimMore
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