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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

Multiple Sclerosis Triggers to Avoid

Summer is right around the corner and most people that means some fun in the sun after a particularly nasty winter. But for others, summer can be a time of physical and mental stress and a slew of health problems.   For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), the heat can temporarily worsen their symptoms or even cause a relapse. The nature of... Read moreChevron
posted 05/05/2014, comments (0)|
Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide

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Being a Student with MS

When my first symptoms started, I was in eighth grade. I attended a half-online charter school, which meant I went to school three days a week and took classes online two days a week. My symptoms started during the second week of school. By the third week of school, I was missing class to go to doctor appointments to try to figure out what was... Read moreChevron
posted 05/01/2014, 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 April 2014

Evidence-based guidelines for complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in MS issued by American Academy of Neurology (AAN). This guideline addresses the following questions: In patients with MS,    1.    do CAM therapies reduce specific symptoms and prevent relapses or disability?   ... Read moreChevron
posted 04/28/2014, comments (0)|
Arney Rosenblat

Arney Rosenblat, Community Member

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Nervous System Repair and Protection: “Myelin Repair Solutions Within Reach”

“Do I believe I can regain function and one day walk again?  Yes, of course!” says Negar, diagnosed in 1998 and currently living with progressive MS. “It’s just a matter of time. And so I’m doing everything I can now to stay in the best physical shape I can, because I know that day is... Read moreChevron
posted 04/27/2014, 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'

Strategies for Keeping Cool with MS in the Summer Heat

Summer is my husband’s favorite season. He absolutely loves the heat.  I personally enjoy springtime when the air is crisp and the plants are blooming.   For me, summer’s heat and humidity can wreak havoc with my MS symptoms.  I am heat-sensitive so when the summer heat raises my core body temperature, it can cause a... Read moreChevron
posted 04/23/2014, comments (0)|

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