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Has Anyone Ever Taken Kratom To Relieve Pain From MS?

Has Anyone Ever Taken Kratom To Relieve Pain From MS?

posted almost 4 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

What is kratom.

Is weight gain a side effect.

I don't know but I prefer weight neutral.

Never tryed medical marijuana but marinol which is thc only has a small benifit with regard to pain, imo

posted 10 months ago

Does Anyone Have Suggestions On Minimizing Relapses?

Does Anyone Have Suggestions On Minimizing Relapses?

I have been having alot more relapses lately and its frustrating. I'm on Baclofen and Morphine to help and also Gaba-Pentin for the numbness but none of it seems to be helping lately. My mom and I are going to the drs this week and she wants my morphine upped but I'm not sure what else to do. I was on injections with steroids and a numbing crap in my back before for pain and to help the relapses but I had a reaction after the 3rd visit so we had to stop them. I would appreciate any feedback I… read more

posted almost 9 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

For me remission means i go back to my baseline normal. Which is pretty much normal; plus the continued fatigue. If i get too tired i seem to have short burts of symptoms [which disappear once I'm… read more

posted 3 months ago

System Cleanse Vs. Tecfidera

System Cleanse Vs. Tecfidera

Anyone had any issues with doing a system cleanse while on Tec? Any cleanse you would suggest? I'm feeling sluggish and the depression is started to return. Need to freshen my system. Get back on top.

posted about 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

My problem is constipation
Any suggestions

posted 4 months ago

Optic Neuritis And Balance

Optic Neuritis And Balance

I have problems with optic neuritis and I have noticed my balance is much worse when I am having severe pain in my eye. Does anyone else have this problem or notice any difference in walking and balance

posted almost 9 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

Tom, we are an accident waiting to happen! Let's turn this around. At least I'm still able to walk.its so hard to be positive though. I'm beginning to wander if my yearly depression isn't seasonal at… read more

posted 3 months ago

Win Will The Help Come For Me

Win Will The Help Come For Me

I know there is a lot of good ppl out here I see them every day but why is there so many just ask or want some thing from you? Never what can I do for you today to make you day a little easyer. I know I am just crying in my own milk to me I have done this my hole life and I don't see no end in it for me but death .

posted over 8 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I understand and feel like this more than 90 percent of the time. I'm sorry you have to go through those things. Just know there is to much light in the world and us to not shine again

posted over 1 year ago

How Long Did You Wait To Get On A DMT And Did You Have To Take Off Work?

How Long Did You Wait To Get On A DMT And Did You Have To Take Off Work?

Hi Everyone, I was recently diagnosed with MS. I started Tecfidera and it made me extremely sick (vomiting, stomach pain, flushing, ms symptoms are worse). I could not eat for 48 hours so my doctor told me to stop taking it. I was wondering how long did you wait to get on a DMT after diagnosis? Did you take time off work while trying DMTs or trying to stabilize? What DMT works for you?

posted 4 months ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I agree w/ flechlerk..but I got really sick when I was first diagnosed in 1995..went off drugs for 10 years & lived in the gym .became a gym rat...but take meds ..there are so many now..when I got… read more

posted 4 months ago

Why Am I Made To Feel Like I Have A Terminal, Highly Contagious Disease?

Why Am I Made To Feel Like I Have A Terminal, Highly Contagious Disease?

I am single and am looking for someone to spend time with. Many times I meet someone that is how I am treated. I do use a walker, but why am I treated this way. I work with kids and they treat me better. It is just my imagination>

posted over 8 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I would have to say ignorance and lack of Education. What you don't know makes you afraid so rumors and rumors of rumors abound and we just have to educate people.

posted over 2 years ago

Fecal Incontenence

Fecal Incontenence

Is anyone on Questran for bowel issues? If so, what side effects are you experiencing? It's usually prescribed to lower cholesterol but is also used to help with fecal incontinence. Are bowel issues pretty common in MS? TIA

posted almost 6 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

No not yet

posted almost 6 years ago

Tedfidrea

Tedfidrea

Has anyone used tedfidrea and Bernice virus positive

posted over 5 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I'm on Ocrevus...I was told the sooner you get on this the better. It's one of if not the strongest infusion to keep relapses at bay!!! Ask your neurologist about it...

posted about 2 years ago