Wednesday, September 02, 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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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 that I am…

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Michael Hoy, MS Caregiver, Health Guide, posted Accepting and Asking For Help with… Asking anyone for help starts with accepting help. I wanted to be superman…

07/24/15

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, posted Employment and MS: Self-Reported… Research shows that the majority of people with MS are no longer employed 10…

06/25/15

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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 reality is…

10/02/14

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