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MS & GENERAL STUFF

       What IS Mulitple Sclerosis?


           MS in General
           Categories of MS

 

      General Information

 

               MS Resources on the WWW

           Common MS Acronyms and Abreviations
           Why an MS Specialist?

           Great Resources on the Web

           This Forum's Alive with the Tales of MS

DIAGNOSING MS

 

        In General

           My Doctor says I may have MS...Now What Do I Do?
      Guidelines for Diagnosing MS & The McDonald Criteria

           Behind the Diagnosis of MS

           The McDonald Criteria (Revised 2005)
      The Person's Medical History
      The Neurological Exam

           Measuring the Tendon Reflexes

           Muscle Tone & Spasticity
      Testing
         MRIs
           How MRIs Show Lesions in MS
           Lesions vs. Symptoms
           Why the Strength of the MRI Machine Can Matter

           MRI Protocol Review 2003, 2006, 2009 Basics - A Comparative Look

       Lumbar Puncture

           Can you Diagnose MS with an LP that is Negative for O-Bands?
       Evoked Potentials

       Other Tests

          Typical Blood Tests to Rule Out Other Things

           Common Blood Tests During the Diagnostic Process
       Ruling Out the Diseases that Look Like MS

           MS Mimics 
       What Makes the Diagnosis Hard

THE FACES OF MS

 

 

      Being Diagnosed

           Acceptance -- A Journey

      Living a Normal Life

           Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis
      Relapses

           Relapses, Pseudo-Relapses and Remissions

           Anatomy of a Flare Up
      Pain and Problems with Sensation

           Pain - A Primer

           Paresthesias - Things That Go Buzz in the Night
      Fatigue
           Fatigue in People with MS
      Cognitive Problems
      Weakness
      Spasticity

      Urinary Incontinence

          The Neurology of Bladder Incontinence

          Urinary Incontinence Physical Therapy - Part I

          Urinary Incontinence PT - Part Deux

          Urinary Incontinence PT - Part Tres

      Constipation
      Heat Intolerance

      Depression and Emotions

          Depression and MS

          Emotions and MS

      When Others Don't Understand

      What We Know about Lesions

          Lesions! Lesions Lesions!

          Spinal Cord Lesions

          Lesions - Can TheyDisappear?  A Hypothetical Case Overview
     
IF YOU DON'T HAVE A DIAGNOSIS YET


      Being in Limbo

          Limbo - How Low Can You Go?
      Preparing a Timeline  
      Understand Your Information

      Be Your Own Best Advocate

          Doctor Visit PREP - Be Prepared!
      Not Everything That Looks Like MS is MS

          Stay Open to the Possibilities

      Lies My Neurologist Told Me
 
TREATMENT


      The Disease Modifying Drugs (DMD's)
      Alternative Treatments

          The Promise of Stem Cells and Myelin Repair

      Rehabilitation

      Treating Pain and Paresthesias

          Treating Nerve Pain - General Priciples

      Treating Other Symptoms

      Steroids

          Steroids - Friend and Foe

      Medications used in MS

          Common Multiple Sclerosis Drugs

 

THE CAUSES OF MS

 

      Genetics

      Infections

      Lattitude or Vitamin D

      Autoimmunity

 

SCIENCE OF MS, RESEARCH AND NEWS

      What Happens in the Brain

           Neurodegeneration in the Brain

        Biomarkers

          The Importance of Biomarkers to MS Clinical Trials, Part I

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