Hi, I got diagnosed in August 2016. I can honestly say in that time, I have gone downhill very slowly. Last 6-8 months especially. Need a stick whenever I’m out now and my left hand really started to play up. Has period when it tenses up, go tingly and is incredibly annoying. Also had bad ba…
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Hi all I’m from Ireland and was diagnosed with MS two years ago..I went on Copaxone almost straight away..I’ve had my little son almost a year ago and thankfully no relapses but I have found I’m a bit staggery when I get up out of bed or have been sitting down..I also find I can’t walk lon…
Hi Anyone heard of using lavender oil or cream on your legs for spasms or cramp if so which ones work best I have primary progressive ms.nurse took me off some of my tablets and am suffering pain. Lesley
Hi folks, I just found this community through MS Australia as I am worried about some symptoms that have been creeping up on me. To be honest, an MS diagnosis would be a welcome relief at this point, as my mind has been going to Alzheimers, ALS or brain tumour. (Dr Google has a lot to answer for.) …
Hi all, My sister was diagnosed with MS 2 yrs ago overseas where she gets Tecfidera free of charge. She only told me she is an MSer after I insisted she to move over in the UK as she’s on her own there. Do MSers get the medication free of charge here? I am trying to get as more info as possible …
Am now taking Tecfidera after 23 years on Beta Interferon. Relapsing Remitting has finally become secondary progressive, but they did tell me when I was first diagnosed that R.R would become 2nd in 10-15 years, and it has taken 23, so not complaining, Beta Inferon was very good as far as I was conc…