(Lesion locations (most affected side, if known), number of lesions:) ??
MS HISTORY AND BENCHMARK PRIOR TO INCLINED THERAPY
List all of your ailments. "Try to list every ache, pain, loss of sensation, loss of function or discomfort which troubles you and at what time of day it becomes worse. Expand wherever possible.
Paralyzed waist down, right arm/hand barely moving; last limb already weakened. Incontinence, Moments of "black conscious state" (<10secs), difficulties swallowing; constantly need help (wake-up, clean, change diapers, clothing....). Spasms, stiffness, clonus of the left hand (remaining functional limb).
I hope to think I have no cognitive problem
Please include any of the following that relate to your particular circumstances and delete those which do not:
Pain, aches, spasm, cold feet or hands, dreaming, poor circulation(?), loss of movement in limbs,
poor quality, finger/toe nails, absence of half moons on nails, loss of skin sensitivity, problems with balance, sensory loss, pins and needles, night sweats, cramp, bladder control.
Urine infections, bowel function, spasm, memory loss (short memory)
Saving nail clippings and hair samples, dated for later comparisons is a useful analysis tool. Saving urine samples prior to tilting the bed for comparison after I.T. in first week will prove useful for you to make a comparison and comment.
GENERAL GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATION:
Born in Europe, flat as Belgium. Emigrate to Asia (Taiwan) since 1988, living first in cities and now in a mountain area. No any opinion about that change; since I was diagnosed here (Taiwan).
MS treatments and results: Number of relapses in the first and second year before I.T. intervention:
Prednisolone, Mitoxantrone (3 injections), Methotrexate since 09/2004, LDN since 02/2008.
Vit.D3 started 2010/01/07 0.5g/2 days
Catheterized bladder for 18 months, been solved after LDN intake.
Surgery for cataracts due to steroids (Prednisolone) in 09/2007.
Before I.T. intervention
MSIS: 121 (?)
Have you had a procedure for stenosis yet: Y
STENOSIS PROCEDURE HISTORY
Date/location of testing&procedure:
12.03.2009 National Taiwan University Hospital
No anomalies detected
But "standard protocol" was used
03.31.2010 National Taiwan University Hospital
MRx w/ Gadolinium (not sure what has been checked)
No stenosis reported in both jugulars.
Started 2009.12.27 @10cm
2009.12.27 => No signifying difference.
2010.01.07 => Blood pressure change? Cant verify.
2010.01.11 => Raised to full 16cm, no obvious changes.
2010.01.26 => No changes - But wife's feeling better Surprised
2010.02.05 => Legs and feet burning 'inside' during the day.
2010.02.26 => Legs/feet burning stop. Spasms and stiffness subsided.
2010.03.06 => No more burning. Spasms and stiffness remain high.
2010.03.10 => Nothing positive, nothing negative to report.
2010.03.20 => No changes.
2010.04.01 => No changes.
2010.04.14 => No changes.
2010.04.21 => Started sleeping with de-humidifier on.
2010.04.29 => No changes.
2010.05.13 => 3 weeks under de-humifier at night, no changes.
2010.06.02 => No changes.
2010.06.07 => Turned off DH and put back bed @ 0° - Slept equally well; woke up in same state.
2010.06.21 => No changes.
MSIS: 121 (?)
(No changes noticed so far)