Friday, March 27, 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…

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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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joalis76, Community Member, commented on Living out of a Suitcase Hi Lisa i don`t travel but i do appreciate you takijng the time to talk to us about your life…

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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…

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