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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'

Are Vein Finders the Answer to Fewer Needle Sticks?

In recent days, I’ve noticed a news story being shared on Facebook about a technology that helps phlebotomists, infusion nurses, and other vascular specialists find veins to start an IV or draw blood. The technology has been around for several years, but when you... 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'

MS Signs & Symptoms: Numbness

Before my own MS diagnosis, numbness was one of my primary symptoms years after an attack of optic neuritis. It was a bit vague, as numbness can often be difficult to explain. Some people might use the term numbness to describe abnormal sensations, a loss of sensation, or weakness and paralysis. Numbness might involve pain, temperature, light... 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'

Have You Tried Low-Dose Naltrexone?

There seems to be a subculture of patients who have tried low-dose naltrexone (LDN) to treat a variety of conditions from autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, to Alzheimer’s disease, to HIV/AIDS and cancer.... 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'

Have You Signed Up to Receive the MS HealthCentral Newsletter?

HealthCentral has launched the new MS Newsletter. It's easy to subscribe here. For those who did not see our first monthly newsletter this past Friday, I’m posting the contents below. You can also Read moreChevron

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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'

“But You Don’t Look Sick”

Have you ever heard the often dreaded remark,”But you don’t LOOK sick!”? Knowing how to respond can be tough. But if you are feeling anything less than your personal best, the saying just might unleash your hidden dragon. Watch out - that angry dragon is difficult to harness once let loose.

It only takes spending a little... Read moreChevron

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