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Talking to Your Doctor About Multiple Sclerosis

From askthis.org

Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease that causes the immune system to attack the protective sheath around the nerves, affecting the brain and the spinal cord causing the sufferer to loose control over movements and causing progressive weakness in the limbs. Without this protective layer, the nerves themselves…

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Toward a Deeper Understanding of Multiple Sclerosis Pathophysiology

From hcplive.com

The MD Magazine Peer Exchange "Modifying the Course of Multiple Sclerosis in New Ways: The Latest Advances in Treatment" features a distinguished panel of physician experts discussing key topics in multiple sclerosis (MS) research and management, including the latest insights into MS pathophysiology, new medication options and their application in…

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Epididymitis

From lifescript.com

Acute epididymitis is an inflammation of the epididymis. This is a structure shaped like a tube that surrounds and attaches to each testicle. The epididymis helps transport and store sperm cells. Chronic epididymitis causes discomfort or pain in the epididymis. This condition can last for three months or longer.

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Medical marijuana: good evidence for some diseases, weak for others

From lifescript.com

(Reuters Health) - Moderate- or high-quality evidence supports the use of marijuana for some medical conditions, but not for others, according to a fresh review of past research. After reviewing 80 randomized trials that included nearly 6,500 people, researchers found moderate support for using marijuana to treat chronic pain and…

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In her own words: living with multiple sclerosis

From lifescript.com

Patricia is a 28-year-old financial proposal writer from New York City. She has been living with multiple sclerosis (MS) for six years. What was your first sign that something was wrong? What symptoms did you experience? The first sign that something was wrong occurred in February of 1996, when…

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Multiple Sclerosis, Causes, Tests, Diagnosis & Treatment

From symptomfind.com

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that insulates your nerves and helps mediate the transmission of nerve impulses. As a result, the electrical impulses that travel along the nerves decelerates, which slows down the communication between your brain and…

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3 Possible Causes of Multiple Sclerosis

From symptomfind.com

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive disease that affects the immune system and central nervous system. Although the precise cause of MS remains unknown, experts have made strides to understand the disease. Multiple sclerosis can be caused by a number of factors that range from environmental factors to infections.

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Investigating a Novel Combination of Treatments for MS Patients

From autonomicspecialists.com

Frequently utilized MS treatments are prescribed with the goal of disease stabilization. However, they may share a common deficiency: lack of effectiveness in addressing many of the symptoms associated with the disease. Additionally they may lead to a troubling array of side effects which in themselves can negatively impact quality…

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Breakthrough Multiple Sclerosis Treatment | Stem Cell Of America

From stemcellofamerica.com

The treatment performed at our clinics is a breakthrough medical procedure where Stem Cells (cellular building blocks) are usually administered intravenously and subcutaneously (under the skin) in Multiple Sclerosis patients. The whole procedure takes approximately one hour and has no known negative side effects.

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Talking to Your Doctor about Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

From lifescript.com

You have a unique medical history. Therefore, it is essential to talk with your doctor about your personal risk factors and/or experience with multiple sclerosis. By talking openly and regularly with your doctor, you can take an active role in your care.

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