Thursday, December 18, 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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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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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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KJ, Community Member, commented on Multiple Sclerosis and the Military -… Lisa, Sorry for the late response. This article is very timely and much…

11/17/14

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Maris B. Mohr, Community Member, commented on Acceptance: A Tough Lesson to Learn Hi Lisa,   I'm sure you have described a condition that too many of us go…

10/15/14

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Sharon H., Community Member, commented on The MS Personality: Fact or Fiction? I am an R.N. and I have always been amazed by the brain. The worst thing about…

10/03/14

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