Thursday, November 27, 2014

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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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If you have ever perused the literature on Multiple Sclerosis you may have come across a term used to describe the temperament of someone who has MS called, "the MS personality."  I began to wonder if MS could ultimately change personality and if so, what sort of personality are we supposed to morph into?  I would like to think…

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on Multiple Sclerosis and the Importance… The last link, for voters who need to vote absentee, was listed…

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