Thanks for joining our forums. I hope you’ll find information here that will be useful to you and your son. But, if you don’t find answers to your questions just post them and someone should be able to help.
My hobby is ham radio…I’ve been on the ham radio bands since 1961, when I was 12 years old. I use Morse code when I talk to other hams. It’s great for hand dexterity and de-coding the Morse in my head, as it’s set, keeps my brain sharp.
Welcome to the MS forums. We’re glad to have you join us whether you have MS or not.
I’m sorry that you’ve been having the problems you’ve told us about. There are some symptoms that are similar between fibromyalgia and MS, such as the muscle spasms that you describe, but only a doctor can really make a diagnosis or suggest…
Sorry for the delayed welcome. As John has said, my life is a little crazy right now.
First, social security disability. I’ve not had personal experience with it, fortunately, but based on comments that I’ve read over the years it’s very difficult to get. Many MS applicants are denied coverage and have to try multiple times. A…
We’re happy to have you as a member of our forums. As John has written, there’s a ton of good info here. In addition to just reading, I hope you’ll add your comments and questions to some of our topic discussions.
It’s nice to have you join us here in the forums. It sounds as if you follow the theory that rather than hiding from the storm it’s better to learn to dance in the rain. Or, in your case, fly through it in your chair.
I’m sure others would like to hear about your paralympic experiences. How about filling us in by posting something…
Sorry for the late welcome but I see that John has quickly said hello. We’re glad to have you join the MS forums and hope the info here will help you. I hope you’ll join in on some of our topic discussions with comments and questions.
Thanks for joining us here, Mernaline. I hope you’ll find information that will help your relative. Please let me know if I can help you find anything. You can also contact my co-moderator, John Connor.
Welcome to the MS forums. I think the course of your disease is similar to many of us. My symptoms were very mild for the first 20 years, or so. Then they slowly began to progress. There are much better treatments today to slow or even stop this progress than there were when I was diagnosed in 1980. So, hopefully you’ll be able to slow…[Read more]
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