Wednesday, July 08, 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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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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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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