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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'

Hot Topics and MS Research News for July 2014

TMJ is More Prevalent in MS Patients with Mild or Moderate Disability

Approximately 33-86% of the world population exhibit signs and symptoms of tempororomandibular disorders (TMD), a group of conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), jaw muscles, and nerves on the side(s) of the head. ... Read moreChevron

posted 07/28/2014, comments (0)|
Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide

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How to Have More Fun on Vacations, Camps, and Other Outings

With the weather so beautiful this summer, camps and vacations have been a strong desire for many- myself included. However, it has been important for me to know my own limits, even while away from daily life.


A few weeks ago, I attended a camp designed for... Read moreChevron

posted 07/25/2014, 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'

Exercise, Education, or Medication: Which is Better for Fighting MS-Related Fatigue?

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) affecting up to 90% of people with MS.  Fatigue has the power to negatively impact any aspect of a person’s life.  The type of fatigue which people with MS experience is often... Read moreChevron

posted 07/23/2014, 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'

Bladder Dysfunction and MS: Always Test for Infection Before Using Steroids

Living with multiple sclerosis for more than 9 years now, I’ve come to be able to ‘read’ my disease fairly well.  I can predict when symptoms may act up, such as during the summer heat and humidity, and I usually know when I should... Read moreChevron

posted 07/11/2014, comments (0)|
Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide

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MS is not something an individual gets; it's something a family gets

This past week, my mom, sister and I talked with the board of a company in an effort to receive funding for MS family programs. Originally, I was the only one asked to speak, as I am the one with MS. I shared my story and answered the questions they had. However, they were just as interested in hearing my older sister's and my mom's... Read moreChevron

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