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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'

Have You Signed Up to Receive the MS HealthCentral Newsletter?

HealthCentral has launched the new MS Newsletter. It's easy to subscribe here. For those who did not see our first monthly newsletter this past Friday, I’m posting the contents below. You can also Read moreChevron

posted 03/23/2015, 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'

“But You Don’t Look Sick”

Have you ever heard the often dreaded remark,”But you don’t LOOK sick!”? Knowing how to respond can be tough. But if you are feeling anything less than your personal best, the saying just might unleash your hidden dragon. Watch out - that angry dragon is difficult to harness once let loose.

It only takes... 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'

Anniversary of an Early Non-Diagnosis and Living a Fulfilling Life

Fifteen years ago, I became blind. In under two days, I went from ‘something is just not right’ to ‘all I can see is solid gray.’ It was terribly frightening and I wasn’t sure what to expect for the future.

One thing I knew at that time was that I did not have multiple sclerosis because my brain... Read moreChevron

posted 03/13/2015, 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'

New Meta-Study Confirms MS Increases Fracture Risk

Studies have found that the overall bone mineral density (BMD) is much lower in MS patients compared to healthy individuals, leading to an increased risk of osteoporosis and reduced bone mass. Several symptoms of MS—muscle weakness, poorer postural balance, stiffness, numbness, tingling, impaired vision, fatigue, dizziness, disability, or... Read moreChevron

posted 03/09/2015, 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'

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)|

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