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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'

Hot Topics and MS Research News for February 2014

Aubagio approved in the UK for MS: Previously approved by the FDA in September 2012, the oral MS drug teriflunomide (Aubagio) has now been accepted for use in the United Kingdom (UK) National Health Service by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for the treatment of patients with relapsing-remitting MS. ... Read moreChevron
posted 02/27/2014, comments (0)|
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HANDLING VERTIGO

I usually wear light sunglasses. Even when indoors. It helps me
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Multimedia journalist with a bachelor's degree in English Literature and a master's in Broadcast Journalism and Public Affairs

Does MS Increase Cancer Risk?

A study published early in 2014 found that people with multiple sclerosis (MS) may have an increased risk of developing cancer, particularly breast cancer. But other studies, conducted less than two years ago, concluded that MS patients have lower risk of cancer. These conflicting findings may have people with MS wondering what their risk really... Read moreChevron
posted 02/25/2014, comments (0)|
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Editor at HealthCentral

Improving the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (INFOGRAPHIC)

Multiple sclerosis can affect many areas of the central nervous system, which is made up of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. Here is a breakdown of the potential symptoms as well as some ways to manage them.    (click to enlarge)
posted 02/24/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

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

Identifying the Effects of Stress on MS

Stress is a daily fact of life. It keeps us focused. In response to situations perceived to be potentially dangerous, stress hormones, such as cortisol, adrenaline, and epinephrine, are released by the adrenal glands. This is part of the “fight or flight” response which helps keep us safe.   For example, a driver zooms past... Read moreChevron
posted 02/17/2014, comments (0)|

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