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Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

MS Awareness Month: Sharing MS Online and on Capitol Hill

Let’s boldly march forth into the bright orange month of MS Awareness. Congress has declared that MS Awareness Week is March 2-8, 2015 and the entire month is celebrated nationwide with awareness activities taking place in person and online.

Next week, more than 300 MS activists will convene in our Nation’s... Read moreChevron

posted 03/04/2015, comments (0)|
Sharon Lakey-Jean

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Increased MS hugs due to high stress level

A few years ago, 5-7, I started experiencing , what I eventually found out, MS hugs.  I thought I was having heart issues, and so did my cardiologist.  I went as far thru testing, as ready to have an angeogram.  The day before, I did a stress test on the treadmill, as well as a neuclear stress... Read moreChevron

Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Living with MS: Reduce Risk of Fatigue with Diet and Exercise

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis that affects up to 90% of patients at any one time. Approximately two thirds of people with MS describe fatigue as their most disturbing symptom. Fatigue may be described as the... Read moreChevron

posted 02/27/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

An MS Memoir: Life Interrupted, Dreams Realized, and Tasty Tidbits

Memoirs by friends are some of my favorite books. Over the years, I have been offered several books written by people with MS to read. Some of the books I absolutely loved, some not so much. And a few of them are still waiting to be enjoyed.

During the past week, I reserved a few evenings to read a soon-to-be-released... Read moreChevron

posted 02/20/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Motivation, Wearable Technology, and Living with MS

Wearable fitness tracking devices are becoming ever more popular. Do you or someone you know in the MS community wear a device, such as those made by Fitbit or Jawbone? I didn’t until last summer when I took part in a research study sponsored by Biogen Idec in which Read moreChevron

posted 02/16/2015, comments (0)|

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