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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'

5 Ways to Get Involved in the MS Community

1. MS support groups
Whether you are newly diagnosed or have been living with MS for many years, it is important to connect with other people who have similar experiences. When I was newly diagnosed, my neurologist hosted a monthly support group/educational meeting for other newly... Read moreChevron

posted 12/08/2015, comments (0)|
Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

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

MS Parent: The Evolution of MS & the Celebrations of Parenting

This year my daughter Madeline turned 14 years old and my MS turned 27. To say that time flies is an understatement. Seems like just yesterday I had an infant whose head I needed to support, and an MS that had no support what-so-ever.

 

When my MS was first born in 1988 there were no Read moreChevron

posted 12/04/2015, 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'

Top 50 Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the central nervous system (CNS) with symptoms that can affect almost anything from head to toes. The disease is so variable that no two people with MS are likely to have exactly the same combination of symptoms. As MS symptoms mimic dozens of other conditions, it is also important to consider that this list... 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'

Being In Limbo Can Be Frightening

A strange benefit to having lived with MS and RA for about a decade is that the emotions surrounding the diagnoses become a distant memory. While I’ve often said that each new relapse or flare-up can re-launch you on the rollercoaster of uncertainty associated with living with progressive, chronic diseases, the fear and doubt pale... Read moreChevron

posted 11/14/2015, 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'

FitBit to Donate Up to $500,000 to the National MS Society



FitBit has chosen the National MS Society to be one of three national charities to participate in the... Read moreChevron

posted 11/09/2015, comments (0)|

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