Wednesday, July 29, 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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In addition to MS organizations who are focused on research and registries, we have several organizations which offer support and services to folks affected by multiple sclerosis.  The following provides an introduction to the services provided by the more prominent nonprofit organizations in the United States which serve on a national…

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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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Emily Blosberg, Health Guide, posted Connecting with the Community After An… After being diagnosed with MS, I felt lost. I felt as though I couldn't…

04/16/14

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted MS Awareness Month 2014 and Telling… Each March is MS Awareness Month in the US and March 3-9, 2014, is MS…

03/05/14

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