Progression

Multiple sclerosis is a funny old disease

Multiple sclerosis is a funny old disease

Multiple sclerosis is a funny old disease. No it is definitely not funny ha ha. Trying to get my head around continual progression ain’t easy. There are always changes and it catches me out. I just get the hang of what’s happening then there is a bit more progression. Multiple sclerosis is a funny old […]

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Think about the positives

Think about the positives

Too many people with progressive MS suffer in the heat, I know I do. I’m not naturally lazy its just that I am clobbered by the heat. The energy just drains out of my body and worse if its humid as well. Two hot days and already I’m apprehensive of the summer. I must remember […]

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Another milestone in the inevitable progression of my MS

Another milestone in the inevitable progression of my MS

Something has definitely changed in the last few weeks. It was not an ‘Oh my God’ moment as in a flash of inspiration. Instead it was an ‘Oh my God’ realisation and it took a few weeks for me to understand. Let’s call it another milestone in the inevitable progression of my MS. Life moves […]

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Why multiple sclerosis makes me anxious

Why multiple sclerosis makes me anxious

Multiple sclerosis is a scary disease. It’s progressive and unpredictable.  As it progresses you become less capable of undertaking physical activities. You are very aware of its progress. It is no great surprise that sufferers are apprehensive of what the future holds for them. This uncertainty is often the cause of stress and anxiety. Why […]

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MS-SMART and Anti-LINGO-1

MS-SMART and Anti-LINGO-1

At long last drugs are being tested to help slow down progression of SPMS. There are two trials in Phase 2 of the testing cycle. There is a good possibility something positive will be the result. The MS-SMART and Anti-LINGO-1 trials represent a real hope for us sufferers of SPMS. Each trial is evaluating how […]

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The symptoms and progression of MS

The symptoms and progression of MS

The symptoms and progression of MS are unique for everyone. It is both a complicated and complex disease. I believe that Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis and Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis are different diseases. I always thought this was a possibility. RRMS comes and goes, SPMS gradually nibbles away at the central nervous system and the […]

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Cannabis fails to slow progress of multiple sclerosis in UK study

Cannabis fails to slow progress of multiple sclerosis in UK study

Cannabis capsules failed to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis in a large British study. There were quite a high expectations that trials of (THC), a key active ingredient in cannabis, would prove to be a treatment for secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS). Currently there is nothing available for sufferers of SPMS except symptom relief. […]

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