To start off, I must say that this blog is based on my PPMS and my experience with it. While some may dis-agree, please do so in an adult manner. I will not downplay your feelings, so please do not downplay mine. With that being said…here goes.

At this point there is NO cure for Multiple Sclerosis! None, nada, zip. Eating healthy and living a clean lifestyle will help, but it will not cure. There are medications to slow the progression, but not stop or cure it. This year a new medication is being released [finally] to deal with the progressive forms of MS. While this is excellent news, it won’t do much for me as significant damage has already been done to my body.

A ‘cure’ in my eyes will be able to help all types of MS, not just the least severe forms. It will also be able to replace the myelin and help to restore nerve functions. That is a cure. While stem cell research has shown to halt MS, there are no long term stats yet to show it will stay that way. But, I will say, if I could afford it i’d be all over it. The sad part is I may not even qualify for HSCT due to the severity of my damage. So, in my eyes, not even close to a cure. A cure should be able to help everyone with the disease. IMHO… which isn’t so humble.

I believe in a cure… But, until people see humans as more important than money, we won’t see the cure! There is no ‘profit’ in a cure. And that is the sad reality!

Always hoping

Always hoping

Peace!!

Comments
  1. Mary says:

    Absolutely agree in every way! This is a disease that demands attention. Millions are spent to eradicate other diseases, and I pray MS will not be treated indifferently. The advances in medical science have come a long way and MS needs constant testing with a good end result. Many hugs to you, my sister and all that deal with this, I feel in my heart there will be a cure for all forms one day. xoxoxo

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  2. I love your blogs and yes I hope to see a cure in the next few years. Why would they not do it on you, did you talk to them what is their protocol?

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