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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'

Could Nicotine Be Used to Treat MS Someday?

We know that cigarette smoking is bad for our health. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that more than 16 million Americans suffer from a disease caused by smoking, such as cancer, heart disease, stroke, lung... Read moreChevron

posted 10/24/2014, comments (0)|
JHo

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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

Manage Fatigue with MS Energy Tracker

Symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) vary widely from person to person, but one symptom affects as much as 80 percent of people living the condition—fatigue. MS-related fatigue can be minor, interfering only intermittently with a person’s daily life, or it can be debilitating, causing a person to have to leave work or school. The... Read moreChevron

posted 10/23/2014, comments (0)|
Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide

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Best Activities for People with MS

When looking for activities outside of your regular school or work routine, sports tend to be the answer for many. However, sports can often be too strenuous for people living with MS. Instead, activities requiring less energy may be a better option.

 

At the beginning of my sophomore year of high school, I decided to join... Read moreChevron

posted 10/21/2014, comments (0)|
JHo

JHo, Editor

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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

Turning Point: A Woman Faces Her MS

From childhood through her career, Susan Braden had always been the “go girl,” someone who moved fast and got things done.  But MS changed all that.

 

It took a while, but, through meditation, Susan came to realize that she couldn’t beat the condition, but she could learn to embrace it.  She sat... Read moreChevron

posted 10/14/2014, 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'

Acceptance: A Tough Lesson to Learn

I absolutely hate the concept of “good enough.”

Growing up, I learned several things: take care and pride in the things that you do, pay attention to details, follow established or recommended procedures, but be creative and flexible enough to find more efficient and effective ways of accomplishing tasks. In... Read moreChevron

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