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5 Easy Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis Cure

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system that can develop at any age. Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects women more than men. The disorder is most commonly diagnosed between ages 20 and 40, but can be seen at any age. MS affects 2.5 million people worldwide and …

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After17 Years Diagnosed With MS: Some Things I Wish I Knew Before

Wow, times sure flies as you get older, doesn’t it?  As I write this, I’ve been diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis for 16 years (actually, closer to 17, my MSiversary is in February).  That’s a significant period of time, so I thought it’d be interesting to look back and mention some …

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I CAME WAY TOO LONG FIGHTING TO MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS

FRESNO, Calif. A Fresno man is taking his fight against multiple sclerosis beyond the country’s borders. He’s seeking an effective treatment that’s available at most major US hospitals but not for MS patients. Every walk around his Fresno neighborhood is a victory for Brian Melton against the disease that, most …

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29 Things Only Someone with MS Would Understand

You take your multiple sclerosis (MS) seriously, but sometimes you just have to laugh about it, right? Read on for a look at 29 things only someone with MS would understand. 1. Despite its name, you know that there is nothing romantic about the “MS hug.” 2. Having “foot-drop” and …

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Multiple Sclerosis Patients May Someday Find Relief In Marijuana Chewing Gum

Patients can smoke it, eat it and soon, they may be able to chew it. Cannabis-focused biotech company AXIM Biotechnologies AXIM, +127.27% last week said it launched clinical trials on humans for medical cannabis chewing gum as a treatment for multiple sclerosis. The gum, MedChew RX, contains 5 milligrams of …

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TREATMENT 8 Multiple Sclerosis Treatments and Their Side Effects

Corticosteroids High doses of intravenous corticosteroids, such as methylprednisone, have been the first-line treatment for the prevention of disability from acute MS attacks. Osteoporosis and reversible short-term memory loss have been linked to the use of the drugs. Some research suggests that oral corticosteroids may be as effective as the IV …

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Top 10 Myths About Multiple Sclerosis

Myths and facts about MS by Denise Mann Most of us know or know of someone with multiple sclerosis (MS), but how much do we really know about this illness? MS is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system misfires against myelin, a fatty substance that insulates …

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