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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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In addition to MS organizations who are focused on research and registries, we have several organizations which offer support and services to folks affected by multiple sclerosis.  The following provides an introduction to the services provided by the more prominent nonprofit organizations in the United States which serve on a national…

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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…

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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…

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Biggazmo1971, Community Member, commented on The MS Personality: Fact or Fiction? I am a 43 year old male diagnosed with RRMS 7 years ago , started on copaxone…

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lizgambiniheinz, Community Member, commented on MS and Independence: Do You Appreciate… This morning as I was struggling to walk and especially struggling to…

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