Monday, May 25, 2015

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

#ChronicLife Twitter Event: No Longer Silent

Trended nationally for hours
7,325 Tweets
929 Participants
183 Tweets/Hour
15,491,975 Impressions. Yes, that's MILLION!

 

One of the challenges we have as people with rheumatoid arthritis and other types of chronic illnesses is the feeling of being invisible. Of not being part of a greater whole. Of... Read moreChevron

posted 05/20/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Weight Loss and Exercise: Staying on Track with MS

 

Staying motivated while making lifestyle changes can be challenging. How many times have you started an exercise or diet program just to... Read moreChevron

posted 05/18/2015, comments (0)|
Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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Musician, Patient Advocate, Author of 'Brass and Ivory' blog, and Founder of the 'Carnival of MS Bloggers'

Folic Acid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

In the world of rheumatoid arthritis, the subject of folic acid is forever tied to methotrexate. A discussion of one is incomplete without the other. In searching the medical literature for articles related to ‘rheumatoid arthritis and folate (folic acid)’, I discovered that most of the titles of the articles include mention of... Read moreChevron

posted 01/28/2015, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

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IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

How to Make It Through the Bad Days

If I’m truthful, it’s been a long time since I’ve had a really bad day. My life these days is pretty stable and sometimes I forget how great that is until I really think about it. Lately, I spend more time trying to help other people through their rough days than I do wading through my own. But trying to help other people definitely... Read moreChevron

Emily Blosberg

Emily Blosberg, Health Guide

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Best Activities for People with MS

When looking for activities outside of your regular school or work routine, sports tend to be the answer for many. However, sports can often be too strenuous for people living with MS. Instead, activities requiring less energy may be a better option.

 

At the beginning of my sophomore year of high school, I decided to join the... Read moreChevron

posted 10/21/2014, comments (0)|