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OMG-MS, The Place, & Jolly's Joint
These files and links are for the benefit of anyone striving to learn more about Multiple Sclerosis. IMO, begin with the MS Glossary. You may view any of these files by simply clicking on the file's name.

The Final Frontier

Multiple Sclerosis Files

Abstracts
20KB

Index of various scientific documents from researchers, as they continue to unravel the age old mystery of Multiple Sclerosis.

Anxiety & MS
21KB

Anxiety is something that people with MS often experience, either in the normal course of events or due to specific problems related or unrelated to the disease.
by: J. Lamar Freed, Psy.D.

Cognization
29KB

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is conventionally thought ofas a disease that only brings physical disability, but Cognitive function may not escape the effects of the disease.
by: D.W. Langdon, PhD  &  A. J.Thompson,MD

St. John's Wort
(Hypericum Perforatum)
& Depression
WWW

Can Depression Be Successfully Treated with a Safe, Inexpensive, Medically Proven Herb Available without a Prescription?
by: Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D. Mikael Nordfors, M.D. & Peter McWilliams

Depression
43KB

How To Heal Depression
by: Harold H. Bloomfield, M.D. & Peter McWilliams

Diagnosing
Multiple Sclerosis

29KB

The official medical definitions, Neurological Signs, and diagnostic tests used, to determine the diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis.

Fatigue
27KB

Understanding the Unique Role of Fatigue in MS
by: J. Lamar Freed, Psy.D.

Immune System
32KB

This text attempts to clarify exactly what the Immune System does, and more importantly, the mechanism of its action.

Lymph System
& Immunity

WWW
Extensive explanation of the Lymphatic & Immunity System, includes their components and functions such as Lymph vessels, Lymph nodes, and organs.
by: M.J. Farabee

Management of
Multiple Sclerosis

38KB

while investigation and diagnosis may be completed in a matter of weeks, the long-term management of MS continues for many decades.
by: A J Thompson MD MRCPI; P L Colville MBBA, FAFRM, RACP; P Ketelaer MD; D W Paty MD FRCP

Medications
53KB

The standard medically approved treatments most commonly used, to treat Multiple Sclerosis and its myriad symptoms.

Mitoxantrone
31KB

Some very promising results and information on the use of this therapy in treating Progressive stages of MS. by: Robert Miller

Novantrone (Mitoxantrone) clinical trial results on 9-10-98. & NMSS: Mitoxantrone

MRI in MS
28KB

Multiple Sclerosis and the role of MRI in its course of treatment and clinical trials of new therapies.
by: Dale Stinson, M.R.T., R.T.R.

Multiple Sclerosis
44KB

My Description of the different MS disease courses (types), the most common symptoms experienced & the various diagnostic testing used to confirm the diagnosis of MS.

Muscles
(Head)
WWW

A clickable map of the human body.
by: Physical Therapy Central

NeuroExam
46KB

Karen & I discuss how MS can cause depression, mood swings; how the actual location of lesions can cause such changes; includes cited material on the Brain's anatomy including: the Thalamus, BrainStem, Cerebellum, and the Basal Ganglia, to name a few.

Personality
17KB

MS and Personality: An excellent, succinct primer in the areas of personality, cognition, and emotion in those affected by MS. It may be of use not only to the newly diagnosed, their family, friends, and employers, but to the "old timers" in the MS realm as well.

Placebo
28KB

The Placebo Response: Its historical use in medicine and its impact on the ramifications of Clinical Trials.
From Inside MS 1993

Scientific vs
Non-Scientific

17KB

While there is something uniquely trustworthy about findings that have been demonstrated using the scientific experimental method, there is still a place for the alternative treatments that have evolved around our disease.
by: J. Lamar Freed, Psy.D.

Stress & MS
16KB

The concept of stress is reviewed and several ways it is misunderstood are discussed. Understanding stress and its unique effects on each MSer can only be beneficial for the long term.
by: J. Lamar Freed, Psy.D.

1996 Therapies
59KB

1996 Clinical trial results of various therapies and investigational drugs for the treatment of Multiple Sclerosis.


To: MS Glossary
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you don't find it currently posted here. I'm always updating and
revising things, it may be out of sight, but I probably still have it.
Tom
ThJuland
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