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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'

6 Non-Medical Issues that Affect Your Life with MS

Factors that affect quality of life are not always easily visible. Here are the top non-medical issues that can impact quality of life (QoL) for those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and their family members.

An emotional journey from the start.

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prednisone side effects

I thought I'd add my experience to the oral dose of Prednisone.  I have MS and was proscribed it for some stubborn poison ivy rash I must have gotten from my dog.  I accidentally took 2 pills instead of 1 every 4 hours the first day.  I noticed my driving was more confident and slightly aggressive.  Hmm

 

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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'

Five Hidden Symptoms of MS

Disability progression has an obvious impact of quality of life and is often an outwardly visible sign of MS. But quality of life (QoL) in MS can be influenced by many invisible symptoms. Here are the top hidden issues that may impact quality of life for those diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.
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posted 09/23/2015, 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'

Quality of Life and MS

 

A recent study shows that ‘hidden’ factors have the capacity to influence quality of life (QoL) for MS patients. In clinical... Read moreChevron

posted 09/21/2015, comments (0)|
Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

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

Vacationing With MS: Small Expectations can lead to Large Memories

The summer of 2015 was a bear. When every summer begins, I know that there will be many challenges that will make me well aware of just how hard MS can be. The temps increase, the myelin swells around my neurons, and MS takes center stage whether I’ve given... Read moreChevron

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