Thursday, October 30, 2014

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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

Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide

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How to Not Feel Left Out of Social Situations

This is a tough question, as there is no easy answer.

 

The harsh reality is that people living with MS are often left out of social situations no matter how hard they try to be involved. I am currently in my senior year of high school. Midterms are next week, and to date, I have attended approximately 12 days of school. I... Read moreChevron

posted 10/02/2014, 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'

Hot Topics and MS Research News for September 2014

This month's selections are studies which have not received much attention. Enjoy.

 

Melatonin supplementation may improve quality of life in MS patients.

A team of researchers in Poland evaluated the effects of 5 mg daily melatonin supplementation over 90 days in 102 patients with MS and 20... Read moreChevron

posted 09/26/2014, comments (0)|
Maralyn.s

Maralyn.s, Community Member

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Rsd or ms??

I was diagnosed with rsd 20 years ago after being unable to walk because of pain. Put in plaster casts for months as they couldn't work out what was wrong. Terrible dizzy spells and headaches 2 years ago and they thought I'd had a stroke. They said no but still didn't know what was wrong. Now stumbling and left side quite weak. Scan showed... Read moreChevron
posted 09/23/2014, comments (0)|

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