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  1. Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca

  2. The Beyond MS Association of Canada presents: Welcome ! to the New Hope for MS Information Session Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca

  3. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca What is Multiple Sclerosis or MS? MS is a progressive disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. The body affects itself by scarring the protective coating around the nerves in the brain and spinal cord. Eventually, this impedes the nerve impulses sent from the brain.  Over 2.5 million people presently suffer from Multiple Sclerosis

  4. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca What are some of the symptoms of MS? • Impaired mobility • Chronic pain • Chronic fatigue • Depression • Loss of bowel and/or bladder control • Impaired speech • Impaired sight • etc… * The suicide rate for MS sufferers in Canada is 7 times the national average

  5. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca Our Mission To make (CCSVI) Chronic Cerebro–Spinal Venous Insufficiency treatment available in Canada now Over 75,000 Canadians presently suffer from Multiple Sclerosis

  6. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca What is CCSVI? CCSVI or Chronic Cerebro–Spinal Venous Insufficiency is a condition which relates to compromised blood flow in the veins coming from the brain along the neck and upper chest. This restricted blood flow has been recently discovered to play a significant role in MS. Dr. Paolo Zamboni coined the term CCSVI or Liberation Treatment in 1997 after treating his MS stricken wife. The results were dramatic and remarkable.

  7. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca Our Purpose To raise awareness and educate Canadians of the need for (CCSVI) treatment in Canada now ………….CCSVI in Canada now….……..

  8. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca What is CCSVI Treatment? CCSVI treatment is angioplasty used to free-up blockages or partial blockages of the jugular and asygos veins to correct this compromised blood flow. NOTE To date over 1,200 Canadians have travelled out of country, at their own expense, to undergo CCSVI treatment.  The vast majority of these MS sufferers have experienced a dramatic improvement in the quality of their lives after undergoing this treatment.

  9. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca • CCSVI treatment is not available to MS sufferers in Canada. • We consider it unethical to withhold this treatment in Canada for • Canadian MS suffers who are aware of and willing to accept its risks. • This procedure offers the first real hope for MS sufferers in years.

  10. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca • My Story – My Life Before CCSVI Treatment

  11. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca • My Story – My Life After CCSVI Treatment

  12. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca Questions?

  13. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca How you can help fulfill our mission to make CCSVI treatment available in Canada now. Online, by clicking on Donations at www.newhopeforms.ca Or at the New Hope for MSInformation Sessions, directly to Tour Volunteers Or by mail, directly to…………

  14. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca The Beyond MS Association of Canada 223 Sunbury Drive Fredericton Junction, NB E5L 1S1 Receipts for income tax purposes can be issued for all donations and all proceeds will be used to fulfill our mission. www.newhopeforms.ca Together, we will make a difference!

  15. HOPE Next Exit Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca Thank You and safe travels ! www.newhopeforms.ca Together, we will make a difference!

  16. Together, we will make a difference! www.newhopeforms.ca