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High dose biotin for MS

High dose biotin for MS

High dose biotin, I’ve discussed this product many times on my blog. In an article on medical news today http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/315193.php Several studies on the use of biotin as a treatment for people with MS have shown positive results. One study found that people with MS who had taken high doses of biotin, reported reduced pain and improved energy levels. A French study showed that people with MS who had been treated with biotin found that their vision had improved. Scientists in Canada…

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MS neurological doctor visit

MS neurological doctor visit

Doctors, doctors and more doctors. I have a lot of appointments coming up.  Yesterday I was saw my neurologist. He’s been the doctor I’ve been with the longest, the one who diagnosed me 19+ years ago. At this stage of the game with my MS he treats me systematically. The specialist in the city treats me for my major MS drug. This is a section from a my own blog about doctor day check ups. It’s doctor day. What does that…

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Am I depressed?

Am I depressed?

I have to be honest, I’ve been asked this more than once by family members, doctors and friends. For probably 15  of the 19 years I have MS, I was on Prozac.  I think in my 20s I was miserable for many reasons, especially when I got my diagnosis. However, the main reason for Prozac was because Betaseron, my MS therapy drug, had the side effect of depression.  It’s like you take a drug, but then you need something to…

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Up all night and it wasn’t a party

Up all night and it wasn’t a party

ALL NIGHT!!! I may have slept for twenty minutes at the most. I know at some point my dogs started playing with each other like it was the afternoon. One of them was sick, I was cleaning up my floor at wee hours of the morning. I was crying because when I’m that tired and can’t sleep I get very frustrated and cranky.  I can’t take not sleeping. It’s just the worst thing that could happen t me. It’s this…

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Perseverance, persistent or just plain stubborn

Perseverance, persistent or just plain stubborn

I don’t know which one I am take your pick. If you haven’t read my post for the last couple of days, I had an incident. I slid to the floor and I wasn’t able to get up.  One of the culprits could’ve been the fact that I increased one of my medicines, Gabapentin which is the generic form of Neurontin, due to the pain in my shoulder from tendonitis. I increased it on Sunday, and the incident happened on…

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Yesterday was a very disheartening MS day explanation

Yesterday was a very disheartening MS day explanation

First I want to thank everybody. I had a lot of support from a lot of people and I can’t say how much it meant to me.   There were a few contributing factors that went into yesterday that I wanted to explain. First was my mood. I was very stressed over an email I got the night before about my daughters housing for college. Her housing agreement had to be signed and returned to the school within five days…

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Bears hibernate in the winter, MS patients hibernate in the summer

Bears hibernate in the winter, MS patients hibernate in the summer

Got a wake up call the other day. We went from a comfortable 60° in New York up to  82° overnight.  Silly me, didn’t think anything of it and opened all the windows.  I have roughly 7 windows in my apartment that I opened, well I should say my daughter before she left.  Normally there’s a nice cross breeze in my apartment, but that takes wind. I live upstairs, heat rises, no wind, so no cross breeze and by 2:00 it…

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