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My dad recently spent a week in the hospital with paralysis of his leg. This is the diagnosis he was given. He sent me this link: <a href="http://www.myelitis.org/tm.htm" target="_blank">http://www.myelitis.org/tm.htm</a><br><br>
He is home and improving now. I'm looking for suggestions on things to improve his recovery (diet, supplements, etc) that will work in conjunction with whatever allopathic stuff (since he's not likely to abandon that). And I really need to convince him to give up the &%$! annual flu vax. I wonder if this will be enough to convince him. The article mentions rabies and cowpox vax. I'm wondering if there is anything out there that says that any and all vaxing is bad news with this disease.
 

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paqueretteI'm wondering if there is anything out there that says that any and all vaxing is bad news with this disease.[/QUOTE said:
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How about VICP compensated cases related to TM? I'll be back later with links.
 

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From the same site you posted a link to,<br><br><a href="http://www.myelitis.org/tmic/archive/8/0082.html" target="_blank">http://www.myelitis.org/tmic/archive/8/0082.html</a><br><br>
Based on my current understanding of the possible causes of TM, I believe<br>
Cathy Morris' explanation of T-cell reactions to virus stimulation in her<br>
June 2, 1997 E-mail is currently well accepted in the medical community.<br>
This being the case, I am focused on a theory that it is possible that flu<br>
vaccines, which are specifically designed to produce immune reactions,<br>
cause stimulation of T-cells that may produce antibodies that attack the<br>
myelin sheath thus causing TM.<br><br><br>
I became interested in this theory when I reviewed the literature that<br>
basically confirmed the causal relationship between flu shots and<br>
Guillian-Barre. Guillian-Barre has some medical similarity to TM. I also<br>
read an old diagnostic text book that indicated about one third of TM cases<br>
appear to be associated with viral infections or vaccine injections. The<br>
most relevant aspect of my research is why some people appear to have an<br>
episode of TM from a vaccination, while others do not.
 

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<b>Vaccine Injury Compensation Program TM cases awarded compensation (these cases are part of the VICP demylenating disorders omnibus proceeding):</b><br><br>
A woman suffered transverse myelitis after a hepatitis B injection.<br><a href="http://www.ccandh.com/decisions/stevens_2-24-06.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.ccandh.com/decisions/stevens_2-24-06.pdf</a><br><br><br><i>An 8-month-old boy had an ear infection. Eleven days later, he received an Hib vaccine, after which he spiked a fever to 105, became lethargic, and was diagnosed with transverse myelitis (TM). The special master found that the Hib vaccine stimulated t-cells that had been previously stimulated by the ear infection, and was a substantial contributing factor to the injury and > "> but for> "> the vaccine, he would not have suffered TM.</i> [This boy died]<br><a href="http://www.ccandh.com/decisions/camerlin.pdf" target="_blank">http://www.ccandh.com/decisions/camerlin.pdf</a>
 

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Thanks. I didn't think to look at the rest of the actual site. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">:
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Thanks. I didn't think to look at the rest of the actual site. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/img/vbsmilies/smilies/dizzy.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Dizzy">:</div>
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Well here's the odd thing, I didn't even look at your link until I found the other page, then realized they were from the same site. I found the link I posted from a google search for vaccine induced TM.
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">Guillian-Barre has some medical similarity to TM.</div>
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GBS cases are also included in the VICP Demylenation Omnibus Proceeding
 
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