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Useless meatsack brain

Useless meatsack brain, Community Member


Useless meatsack I call brain...

I sat at my desk today at work paranoid I was going to be fired. If there's one thing my useless meatsack of a brain is good for it's keeping me off task. The rats nest of clear thoughts but a distant memory, ha! I mutter to myself with resentment and hate, threw only vague, nebulous memories that a paranoid Swiss cheese loaf of a brain... Read moreChevron
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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

Hot Topics and MS Research News for October 2014

Psychiatric disorders may precede MS diagnosis.

Psychiatric disorders, such as depression or anxiety disorders, are common with multiple sclerosis. Several studies focus on the prevalence of depression or anxiety in patients diagnosed with MS. However, fewer studies focus on the diagnosis of psychiatric... Read moreChevron

posted 10/28/2014, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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, Editor

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


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)|

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