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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'

Immune System is Connected to the Brain, Groundbreaking Research Shows

In a paradigm-shifting discovery, neuroscientists at the University of Virginia School of Medicine have found that the brain is directly connected to the immune system by lymphatic vessels that were previously undiscovered, and not thought to exist, defying current textbook teachings. The finding may have substantial implications in the... Read moreChevron

posted 06/08/2015, comments (0)|
Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

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

MS Envy: Summers with Multiple Sclerosis

 

Me and my three-wheel bike!

 

Summer time is tough for those of us who are living with MS. It's not just that for many of us, our unique... 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 Activist Joins MS HealthCentral Team—And You Can, Too!

Exciting news! 

 

It's June, it's almost summer, and Amy Gurowitz - patient advocate, superb writer, and founder of the non-profit MS SoftServe - is returning to the MS HealthCentral team. Living with MS for 26... Read moreChevron

posted 06/01/2015, 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'

Handling a Bad Day, as a Caregiver

Living with a chronic illness is often like riding a roller coaster. There are quick turns, loop-di-loops, and sudden drops, each of which can pull your stomach right up into your throat. On a roller coaster, you never know what will happen around the next turn.

Each day living with a chronic disease can be like the sudden... Read moreChevron

posted 05/28/2015, 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'

MS Signs & Symptoms: What is Nystagmus?

Nystagmus is a condition that causes the eyes to make quick, repetitive, uncontrolled movements - from side to side, up and down, or in a circular pattern - making the eyes appear to bounce around. The jerky motion may be triggered by optical stimuli or physical motion, or may occur at rest. Nystagmus can be mild, occurring only when a person... Read moreChevron

posted 05/27/2015, comments (0)|

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