Heather Stover Arundel 4 Stem Cell!

Here are the results from my MRI:
I have 8 lesions in my brain & 4 on my spinal cord.
6 lesions in my head are inactive, 3 on my spine are inactive.
1 lesion grew, next to my pituitary gland, 1 lesion stayed the same, in the area that controls emotion and memory.
1 lesion on my spine is active and causing the "MS Hug" that I struggle with - imagine a vise grip on your diaphragm that causes severe pain when you breathe.

All in all, they consider these results a successful outcome for the clinical trial. My neurologist anticipates it will be 2-3 years before I am in a wheelchair and is hopeful that it will take 3-5 years for me to lose the ability to speak.

In order to continue to see improvement, my options are to seek stem cell therapy internationally and that's about it. Since I cannot afford the $21,000 cost of the international treatment (and travel expenses), I'll just sit and wait for my brain & spine to continue to get holes. I will truly be a "Holy" person!

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Donations

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  • Allison Shaw 
    • $100 
    • 42 mos
  • steve carroll 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Severus Snape 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
  • Scott Hinsley 
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Shawnee Gibbs 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Chris Arundel 
Organizer
Seal Beach, CA
Heather Arundel 
Beneficiary
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