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Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert

New York, New York
Hi, my name is Marc, but in some circles I'm better known as the "Wheelchair Kamikaze". I was first diagnosed with primary progressive MS in 2003, and my disease has progressed to the point where I rely on a wheelchair for most of my mobility. Before getting sick, I worked in the... Full Bio
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A Roundup of CCSVI Info: Thoughts and Observations by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image via Wikipedia But first, a little shameless self-promotion: I was recently interviewed for a radio piece on CCSVI that will be airing on National Public Radi ... Read on »
A Video Interview with My CCSVI Doctor by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image via Wikipedia Sorry for the delay since my last post, but I've been a bit under the weather. Nothing serious, but as my fellow MSers know, just a touch of fe ... Read on »
Added A Few New Photos to the Gallery by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Just thought I'd blow my own horn and call attention to a few new photos that I've added to the photo gallery on the left side of this page. Now that winter is upon us, ... Read on »
Adventures Outside the Box: Attempting a Naturopathic Treatment by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Dioscorides’ Materia Medica, c. 1334 copy in Arabic, describes medicinal features of cumin and dill. (Photo credit: Wikipedia ) Since my disease has proven t ... Read on »
Alternative Treatments For MS (LDN and Antibiotic Regimens) by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image by eli santana via Flickr While CCSVI (the "vascular theory" of MS) has recently grabbed the lion's share of attention as an alternative approach to underst ... Read on »
Amazing Pre and Post CCSVI Liberation Procedure Videos by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert 3 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) The following videos were posted to YouTube by MS patient named Denise. I don't have much information about her, and I don't know where her procedure was done, or if ballo ... Read on »
An Ugly Profile by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) As every man, woman and child over the age of six living in the United States must be all too aware, the latest courtroom drama to grip the nation has been the trial ... Read on »
Anger Mismanagement by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) (Please note, if you receive Wheelchair Kamikaze via email, the following essay contains a video clip which can only be viewed on the WK website ( click here ). Unfortun ... Read on »
Another Bits and Pieces (Mostly CCSVI Related) by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image via Wikipedia Finally, a major US news outlet runs a feature piece on CCSVI. Tuesday's New York Times carries a very balanced article on Dr. Zamboni's th ... Read on »
Another Day in Paradise by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image via Wikipedia The day begins. My alarm clock goes off, and as consciousness slowly seeps in I find that I have been sleeping on my stomach, as is ... Read on »
Another Interesting Hospital Roommate, and Too Much Time on My Hands by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image by Josh Liba via Flickr Once again, I'd like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who has sent well wishes and messages of hope and healing. I am slowly ... Read on »
Another Medical Industrial Complex Outrage: Vital Drugs In Short Supply Because of Low Profit... by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image via Wikipedia Well, here's a story that warms the heart. The chemotherapy drug methotrexate, which has been used to treat progressive forms of MS and ... Read on »
At What Price Health? by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image via Wikipedia For the last few days, I've been pondering a thought exercise that recently popped into my mind. Imagine, for a moment, that an almost miraculous ... Read on »
At What Price Health? (Repost) by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Well, I'm still in recovery mode from my last failed attempt at trying a new MS med. For all of those who have inquired, no, the medication was not Tecfidera, so if you ha ... Read on »
Attended a Benefit for the University of Buffalo CCSVI Imaging Study by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image via Wikipedia Last Friday night, January 29, my wife and I attended a small fundraising party for the University at Buffalo's ongoing CCSVI imaging study , ... Read on »
Back Home, Safe and Sound by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) First of all I'd like to thank everybody who left comments and sent e-mails wishing me their best, offering their support and encouragement. I don't have the words to expr ... Read on »
Barking up the Wrong Tree... by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image by iammikeb via Flickr A promising experimental MS drug, targeted at patients with progressive disease, has failed its late stage trials. The drug, Dirucotide, was ... Read on »
Becoming the Guy in the Wheelchair by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) I've recently heard from several people who are on the verge of needing wheelchairs, saying that my Wheelchair Kamikaze videos have helped them and their friends and familie ... Read on »
Beguiling Baghdad: War, Carnage, and... Stem Cell Therapy? by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Well, here's a reason to go to Baghdad, even if you aren't employed by Halliburton or the United States military. If you could manage to avoid the sectarian violence, suicid ... Read on »
Big Pharma Behaving Badly (And Making Me Want to Vomit) by Wheelchair Kamikaze Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Image by BlueRobot via Flickr Sorry about the nauseatingly graphic nature of the title of this post, but the following info makes my head explode. Pharm ... Read on »