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hackwriter

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
Michigan-based writer and MS patient advocate/consultant. 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: Diagnosed with dementia at 44
Vicki, You could look up your local chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society...More
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Reply: Diagnosed with dementia at 44
Hi vicki, Cognitive dysfunction does occur among MS patients and is mild to moderate in...More
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Reply: MS Flare with No new leisons showing up
There is no way to know how you will recover or even whether your symptoms will go away....More
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Reply: MS Flare with No new leisons showing up
Dear tvs, Yes, I have had flares with no new lesions or enhancing lesions, it's quite...More
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Reply: cure?
I have read some patient's accounts of this happening. It is possible for lesions to...More
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Reply: MS Clinic in Las Vegas Nevada ???
Dear Morgan, You might try contacting the Las Vegas chapter of the National Multiple...More
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Reply: I need your input, anybody.
Dear alone, I'm so sorry you've had to go through this. Not all neurologists are good...More
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Reply: Extreme neck pain
Are you taking a muscle relaxer? Your extreme neck tightness sounds like muscle...More
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Reply: New diagnosis
Hello ajhelper, You're wonderful to want to educate yourself about your fiancee's MS ...More
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Reply: muscle spasms and leg and knee problems with bendi...
Dear loriinmo, I have had short periods of inexplicable worsened spasticity/muscle...More
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