Wednesday, March 04, 2015

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MS is a tough and trying condition, only made more difficult by the social issues that accompany the medical and emotional ones. There can be a social stigmatism about MS due to ignorance, where people do not understand or appreciate the invisible and painful effects of the condition. MS may also restrict a person’s ability to interact socially as immobility and fatigue can draw patients out of the workforce and limit their time away from home.

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted Clutter Management for MS Patients Discussions of MS symptom management tend to focus on individual symptoms such as…

11/18/14

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Emily Blosberg, Health Guide, posted How to Not Feel Left Out of Social… This is a tough question, as there is no easy answer.   The harsh…

10/02/14

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted Living with MS: Overcoming Self-imposed… Have you ever found yourself choosing to NOT tell someone you have MS…

06/17/14

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Emily Blosberg, Health Guide, posted Managing Fatigue with MS: Tips on How… Do you know that person who has something going on every night of the…

06/13/14

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