Multiple sclerosis, Treatment

Hit me with your best shot: Comparing Betaseron and Copaxone

Switching MS treatments has been more of an adjustment than I thought. I figured a shot was a shot was a shot, right? Wrong. In a layman's way, I get how Betaseron and Copaxone are different — the former is an interferon that works by reducing the ability of inflammatory cells of the immune system… Continue reading Hit me with your best shot: Comparing Betaseron and Copaxone

Multiple sclerosis, Struggles

72 pills in 72 hours

I am in the middle of a relapse that began mid-October, a little over a month after getting my MS diagnosis. It started in my right hand and quickly colonized my right side - arm, torso and even boob (sorry, breast, for those who prefer the clinical term). The first exacerbation (technical term!) in September… Continue reading 72 pills in 72 hours