Diphenhydramine Not Zzzquil For Sleep! Zoloft!

 Since I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis, I have had issues sleeping on and off. Issues like restless leg syndrome and issues like plain old insomnia. Sometimes my brain just won’t shut off and it just keeps thinking and thinking and thinking! I have taken all sorts of aids to sleep (both over the counter and prescription medications) like benzodiazepines (such as Ativan, Klonopin, Xanax or Valium) to try to catch some Z’s. My latest prescription to help me with this issue is Restoril (Temazepam), another benzodiazepine usually used for insomnia.

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MS News: Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis – Children with MS

PeterMarggraf, Diagnosed at 12 years old

The term “Pediatric MS” has been growing traction with the healthcare industry for some time now. With new technology, tests, and a growing knowledge of Multiple Sclerosis, it’s getting easier and easier to diagnose patients with the disease and people are getting diagnosed younger and younger. In 2001 patients under the age of 15 were “allowed” to be diagnosed with the disease and the youngest child diagnosed so far was diagnosed at just two months old! To see a teen or pre-teen get diagnosed with MS is no longer unheard of, a tragedy, but it does happen…

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