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Is it practical to inject interferon beta-1a once a week for mild MS?

I don't understand why is there a standard dosage (once a week). For MS patients who get a relapse each 2 or 3 years, I think the side effects of the medicine are worse than the symptoms of the ...
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What are the side effects of taking Omega 3 with steroids during an MS attack?

Are there any bad effects from taking prednisolone tablets (solupred) with omega 3 in case of an MS attack? I googled and I found out that there are no interaction between them. I'm curious to know if ...
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How does interferon beta 1-A help patients with multiple sclerosis?

I know that azathioprine weakens the immune system by reducing white blood cell count. I've read that interferons boost the immune system against viruses. They seem to have different functions, but ...
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What are the functions of these parts of the brain (MRI)?

This is an MRI images of my brain. There are three red arrows pointing at there parts of the brain. I would like to the functions of these three parts, Please? Are they control motion, speaking, ...
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Can optic neuritis be recovered 100%?

I had inflammation in the optic nerve. There was deficiency in my field of vision. That's because of multiple sclerosis (ms). Now, I'm cured. My field of vision is good. I can see everything but the ...
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How to celebrate christmas with MS?

One week ago, I knew I have multiple sclerosis. My right eye is affected and I can not see well. This question is about what should I eat to overcome MS. I googled about beans and found controversy. ...
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Multiple Sclerosis and Chemotherapy

I caught part of a cable television program but I ended up falling asleep but it seemed interesting (I was just exhausted). Basically it talked about chemotherapy being a so-far proven treatment for ...
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How do steroids work in treating a multiple sclerosis relapse?

I have been trying to find this out with no luck. I understand that they don't affect the long term progression of the disease so don't seem to affect the demyelination, but I'm not sure how they ...