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Other Health Issues: Let's do a poll!

I love the poll on meds!

Many of us have sought connections between MS and other health issues.  Let's develop a list of other health issues and then poll the forum.  What issues should we include?

1.  thyroid
2.  tachycardia/arrhythmia
3.  hypertension
4.  diabetes
5.  gall bladder
6.  arthritis
7.  psoriasis

I'm drawing a blank, but I know there are other issues mentioned frequently on the forum?????
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359574 tn?1328360424
Sleep disorders
Other neuro disorders like transverse myelitis, neuromyelitis optica, ADEM
attention deficit disorder
alcohol/drug dependence
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somatic symptoms
Bladder retention
Bowel control problems
Heart problems
Esophageal problems
Chronic Pain Syndrome
Acid Reflux
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
Restless limb
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648910 tn?1290663083
Carotid Artery disease
B12 Vitamin Deficiency (mimics MS but doesn't cause lesions)
Urinary frequency
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195469 tn?1388322888

Restless Limb Syndrome
Acid Rflux
High Blood Pressure
Probable Fibromyalgia
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382218 tn?1341181487
Hi, did we ever do this poll?  If not, I'll try to revive it.

Here are a few more conditions that are mimics of or may be otherwise related (ie: some are also autoimmune diseases) to MS:

Rheumatoid arthritis
Myasthenia gravis
Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
Infectious mononucleosis
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739070 tn?1338603402
More mimics:

Sjogren's syndrome -some literature suggests it may actually be connected to MS (not sure I believe it or not)
CDIP (chronic demylinating inflammatory polyneuropathy)
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Vitamin D deficiency  
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751951 tn?1406632863
Of the things listed so far, I'd have to say I've had a half dozen or so.  Arrhythmia, gall bladder, sleep apnea, depression, itching, some bowel and bladder issues now and then, an outbreak of migraine one summer 12 years ago and another instance this month, and since late last month my blood pressure's been too high.  I've also had some joint pain and swelling issues that I have always assumed is osteoarthritis.  I didn't see anyone mention tremor.  I guess that's more than half a dozen.  I'll have to quit reading stuff like this; I'll start to feel like there's something wrong with me! ;P
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634733 tn?1316625992
epileptic seizures - they heralded a relapse for me
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335728 tn?1331414412
Grand Mal Seizures - this is how I presented prior to MS diagnosis
COPD - as related to smoking (seems to be a lot of smokers with MS vs seems to be a lot of people with MS that smoke?)
Paratrigeminal/Trigeminal Neuralgia
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667078 tn?1316000935
bipolar disorder
chronic mononucleosis
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