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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: 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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Reply: MS?
Hi tlr1968, Sounds as though it's high time you saw your doctor. If you don't have a...More
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Reply: Need advice
Dear ronnie, I'm so sorry about your situation and cannot offer any advice. I do have...More
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Reply: Symptom of MS?
This is a good question to ask your doctor. KimMore
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Reply: Symptom of MS?
Levip, Discuss this with your doctor right away. Research tells me that this isn't...More
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Reply: Question about cgnitive problems with Multiple Scl...
No I don't--not yet anyway--but I do a fair amount of research and stumbled on that...More
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Reply: Question about cgnitive problems with Multiple Scl...
Hi joanne, Yes, the "deja-vu" feeling she is having is a part of cognitive decline. If...More
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Reply: daily shots
Hi, a little blood isn't unusual, but you might try a shallower needle depth if it is...More
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Reply: 24 hour rule
Hi gertie, A twitching eyelid could be caused by excessive caffeine intake, stress,...More
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