Saturday, July 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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As I write this I am thinking about the first time I posted on this site.  I had MS for a little over a year and was writing about my experiences on my personal blog. I was so grateful for the help and information I had received that I wanted to give back.  And my writing was a way to do that.  I joined Health Central in the late…

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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…

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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…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Life with MS: It's Okay to Be Okay! A… Shirley,   What to expect is so very different for each of…

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