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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'

Could Drinking Coffee Reduce MS Risk?

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In recent years, I’ve become addicted... 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'

Thank Your MS Support Hero

I first met Brian Moore-Ward through the MS blogosphere in 2008. He was newly diagnosed with MS and I was a new patient advocate, sharing stories and information about MS in the early days of... Read moreChevron

posted 03/11/2016, comments (0)|
Suz

Suz, Community Member

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Love Reading, Playing music, learning

Runaway Train

Hi.  In 2008 I had my first significant attack.  I had lots of ambiguous symptoms for years before big flare, that I now clearly attribute to first signs of MS.   It's  been 8 years since I've been to my first neurologist and it's like a runaway train.  Which leaves me asking was there something I could have done or should have done... 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'

Living with Advanced MS: Respiratory Care

Advanced multiple sclerosis can cause many different complications—including respiratory problems—that can become life-threatening. Not all people living with advanced MS will develop respiratory problems but it is important that patients and caregivers become aware of symptoms, complications, and appropriate interventions.
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posted 02/26/2016, 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'

FDA Grants Breakthrough Therapy Designation to Treatment for Primary Progressive MS

The MS community is one step closer to having an official medication for primary progressive MS (PPMS), a form of MS for which there are currently no approved treatments. While the relapsing MS community has 13 therapies from which to choose, patients with primary progressive disease have had few options.

Genentech and Roche... Read moreChevron

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