Thursday, April 24, 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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Cathy, Health Guide, posted How Celebrity Can Potentially Help… I’ve always been an MS activist since my diagnosis.  I immediately…

06/27/12

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted Pregnancy, Infertility and Hormones: MS… Multiple sclerosis is most commonly diagnosed in women who are of…

06/15/12

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on MS and Staying Social: Utilizing Online… I am Grateful for you, Grateful!  Thanks for your comments,…

06/08/12

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Cathy, Health Guide, commented on Annette Funicello: A Princess Among Us Yes, Vicki, he was a true gentlemen with her and from what I understand is still…

03/28/12

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