I was diagnosed with MS 4 1/2 years ago. I started taking Copaxone 2 weeks after my diagnosis. I chose that med over the others because there are no side effects, other than the brief discomfort immediately after the injection. The spot will get a little red and tender. Some people use a heating pad just before the shot and an ice pack right after. I found that it really didn't make much of a difference for me so I just do the shot without that. I really don't like having to do a nightly injection but wasn't willing to subject myself to the side effects of the other meds. I firmly believe that people should start on a disease modifying med asap. You may not feel symptomatic but the disease, if you have it, is still present.View Thread
I started having bad headaches about 2 months ago. They happen a couple of times a week. I had an awful one this past Saturday and took Advil which dulled the pain. It happened again on Sunday and Monday. Monday's headache was especially brutal and I went to the ER. They did a CAT scan which was negative. Doctor diagnosed complex migraine based on my slightly droopy eye and tingling face. I have not heard of a relationship between MS and migraines. I am 4 1/2 years with RRMS. Anyone else experience these awful headaches?View Thread
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