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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 Member Wanting to Help and Need Advice
Hello Michael and welcome! I've posted a response about MRI financial assistance on...More
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Reply: MS Flare with No new leisons showing up
Tvs, The tightness you describe sounds like the MS hug. It is caused by nerves...More
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Reply: 36, Female, MS & Now Swelling & Breath Problems
Hi Hand1977, Sorry to hear of your difficulties. If you haven't already, you need to...More
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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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