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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'

MS Signs & Symptoms: What is Pruritus?

 

I’ve got a recurring itch that sometimes drives me batty. It shows up right in the middle of my back and is often just out of reach. It’s a crazy itch that is... Read moreChevron

posted 07/13/2015, 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'

7 Assistance Programs MS Patients Need to Know

 

Copay assistance programs can be blessings for patients who cannot afford to pay for prescribed medications despite insurance coverage.... Read moreChevron

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'

Drugs to Take (And Not to Take) When Pregnant with MS

Living with a chronic condition requires that you, the patient, become an expert in managing your own health. Multiple sclerosis is a disease that also requires you learn vast amounts of information to be able to better advocate for yourself.

As you know, multiple sclerosis is a disease which affects the central nervous... Read moreChevron

posted 07/06/2015, comments (0)|
Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

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Writer, Educational Designer, Non-Profit Founder, Dx in 1988

Planning a Vacation with Multiple Sclerosis

When living with a disease that is unpredictable and so variable, planning in general can be very difficult. Some of us who are living with MS experience a consistency and predictability that allows them to feel comfortable with decision make-ing, ticket buy-ing, non-refundable deposit-ing, and all the other commitments that come with planning... Read moreChevron

posted 07/02/2015, 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'

Employment and MS: Self-Reported Cognitive Problems in the Unemployed

Research shows that the majority of people with MS are no longer employed 10 years after disease onset. Executive abilities, often impaired in people with MS, may have a direct impact on the ability to maintain a job. Executive functions are the higher-level cognitive skills used to control and coordinate other cognitive abilities and... Read moreChevron

posted 06/25/2015, comments (0)|

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