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MS and Depression

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Depression has become a widely known and, though sometimes misunderstood, it is quite common among the general population.  The rate of clinical depression, the most severe form of depression, is significantly higher in multiple sclerosis patients than in the general population.  Find out the risks of depression and speak up for yourself if you experience any symptoms.

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Credit: Thinkstock Multiple Sclerosis is a disease which can impact one's mood. Depression and even euphoria can be part of this disease.  Some people with MS may also be very emotionally volatile with great mood swings. But in addition to this emotional turbulence about ten percent of us who have Multiple Sclerosis may also have a…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted Depression in Parents with MS May Lead… Credit: Thinkstock Pregnancy and new parenthood are risk factors for…

05/25/16

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered Do patients with MS have dramatic mood… MS can cause changes in the brain which can then may cause cognitive and…

08/21/12

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on MS: Loss, Acceptance and Life! Thank you, Michael.  That was a wonderful entry.  You are so right about…

08/01/12

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on MS, Self-Esteem and Emotional Health Dear Healthyguy,   You are so right - we have come a long way and yes, we do…

04/18/12

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