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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'

Lisa’s Favorite MS Apps 2014 - Conferences, Social Media, MS Awareness

With so many people using smartphones, tablets, and other mobile devices, it is no wonder that there seems to be an “app” for just about anything and everything.

 

Applications come in many different form and serve a variety of purposes. Not only are there games galore (which are fun if you need to pass some... Read moreChevron

posted 09/16/2014, comments (0)|
Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide

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Learning to Listen to Your Body with MS

Being a senior in high school, I find many ways to easily fill my schedule. Some of my favorite activities include drama club, student council, choir, church, watching high school sports games, and spending time with friends. I want to do everything a high school student can, as this is the best time to do it!

 

However, this... Read moreChevron

posted 08/31/2014, 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 August 2014

Decreased sense of smell can be associated with greater disability in MS.

Change in the ability to smell (i.e. olfactory function) is a less common symptom of MS.  It is one that has been detected in all forms of MS, but may be more common in primary progression MS according to Schmidt et al. (2012) who... Read moreChevron

posted 08/27/2014, comments (0)|
Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide

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Does exercise really help manage MS symptoms?

When my MS symptoms first began in 2009, I was an active 14 year old who could participate in any activity at any time. I loved to ride horses, go out with friends, and I enjoyed playing boardgames with my family until late into the night.

 

After my symptoms began, staying awake for more than an hour at a time was a chore!... Read moreChevron

posted 08/13/2014, comments (0)|

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