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Never give up.

Posted by Armando Abrero on April 11, 2014 at 5:40pm 1 Comment

Just wanted to share this inspiring video.

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What is Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis?

Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a neurological condition characterized by a brief but intense attack of inflammation in the brain and spinal cord that damages myelin – the protective covering of nerve fibers.  It often follows viral infection, or less often, vaccination for measles, mumps, or rubella. Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis also usually occurs following a viral infection but may appear following vaccination, bacterial or parasitic infection, or even appear spontaneously. As it involves autoimmune demyelination, it is similar to multiple sclerosis

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1 Looking for anwers re medically induced coma due to ADEM in healthy 39 yr male

Looking for anwers re medically induced coma due to ADEM in healthy 39 yr male

Posted by Emily on March 31, 2014

2 recurrent adem, being treated by rheumatology now

recurrent adem, being treated by rheumatology now

Posted by Dylansmom on April 4, 2014

3 Homeopathy or other natural remedies?

Homeopathy or other natural remedies?

Posted by LauraK on April 2, 2014

4 Never give up.

Never give up.

Added by Armando Abrero on April 11, 2014

5 vaccine caused ADEM

vaccine caused ADEM

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