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bob16
Diagnosed at a young age, not sure what to do 12 years later.*

I was diagnosed in 2007 and I was just entering high school. I was young and didn't understand anything except my parents were helping with all my treatments, medication, hospital stays, etc…

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Kris-MSConnection
Lifestyle 2020*

More and more research is showing the positive impact of lifestyle improvements — to diet, exercise, sleep, etc. — on overall health, longevity and even MS. With New Year’s resolution season…

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waltzing_matilda
Financial Help for Accessibility Renovations?*

My condo was built decades ago, before the ADA became law in The USA.  I'm preparing to renovate it to suit my needs as a disabled person.  I live in Minneapolis and I'm wondering if there are…

anders
not sure how to take next steps*

Hello everybody, I hope you are all feeling well today. I've never really posted on a forum like this, so I guess I will just try to go right into it. I'm not diagnosed with MS but my mom has…

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maria1
How about we chat about CAREGIVERS?*

Caregivers have needs of their own, and when they see us they want to fix us, they want to take care of us, they want us to be better. Some times it is all about them, what they want and the…

hanavix
My best friend diagnosed with MS last night*

Hi! I saw this site on an old high school friends page and I had to sign up. My friend just got her diagnosis yesterday. I want to ensure I can be there for her in the way she needs when she…

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topistops
Pressure in nose and head? Please help*

Hi friends, I see this has been addressed before but several years ago so I wanted to start a new thread. I was diagnosed with MS last week and have been experiencing extreme pressure in the…

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echobird
Please help Leasons disappeared.*

Ok so I ended up going to the hospital because I thought I was having a stroke or flare up or something going on. The whole left side of my body was messed up from my face to my arm and leg. I…

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LFish
Awful side effects of glatiramer acetate*

Hi all. I’m wondering if anyone had experienced severe body aches/chills/chattering teeth from glatiramer acetate or copaxone. I’ve been on the medication about 6 months and have recently…

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GGC
Neck brace/support*

Hi.  New to this forum My wife has advanced seondary progressive.  I am looking for a neck brace that will support sideways (lateral flexion) movement of her head.  She is fine with front…

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egibbs6
Insight needed! Clean MRI’s but all MS symptoms*

Hello, My goal is to get some insight on how others who struggled to find a diagnoses finally did. I'm miserable with all MS symptoms and have a clean MRI's of brain and spine (with a few…

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brittanydawn79
Waiting for my first Neurologist appointment, MRI clear but MS symptoms present*

Hello, I'm new to this discussion group and have not had a diagnosis of MS (although I am in the process of getting tested). I hope this post doesn't offend anyone currently diagnosed with MS.…

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echobird
Emotional issues reacting to things that might not bother others as bad.*

Ok I wanted to know with having MS does it affect the way we react to things? I get upset easily over things and then I end up dwelling on things and sometimes I can't get past it. It might…

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julie-m
Portable Healthcare Data APP for MS*

Hi all - I am a student with Georgetown McDonough School of Business and we are considering building a secure portable healthcare data app to help MS patients organize medical records…

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choover22
Frustration of trying to figure out what is going on with me.*

It all started with dizziness about 10 years ago.  I went to a Neurologist first to make sure I didn't have a brain tumor or aneurysm.  They did not see anything wrong with my blood vessels…

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CharmCityOkie
After Pregnancy- Breast Feeding*

Hello! I'm hoping to get the advice of some fellow MS moms on this topic as it's proving to be difficult to make a decison on the subject. A little about me - I'm 31 and was diagnosed 1 year…

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Kris-MSConnection
Friendly Reminder

This is a friendly reminder that we have Community Guidelines. The link is always in the footer at the bottom of this page under the MS Connection heading. Any posts or comments that fall…

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alicehoo10
Help. I get lost trying to find the discussions. *

I am a caregiver and I know I'm tired most of the time, but whenever I want to check out the discussion groups, I have a heck of a time finding them.  is there anyone who can direct me to the…

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scorpiooct25
My son has some symptoms *

Has anyone felt as though it’s beginging to rain and you feel the first droplet. Then when I go to look, it’s completely dry? Or for instance, yesterday I thought my water bottle in my bag was…

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krista32418
MS medication and sperm count *

Hi ..  So my husband was diagnosed with MS in October 2017. Although we know that MS does not prevent a women getting pregnant or prevent a man from being able to reproduce, I am trying to…

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