Wednesday, February 10, 2016

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Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich, Health Guide

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

New Way to Evaluate MRI Scans May Lead to Faster MS Diagnosis

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has become one of the most important clinical tests used to help diagnose multiple sclerosis (MS). In general, MS is diagnosed when lesions consistent with white matter demyelination are seen on MRI scans and patients exhibit classical symptoms. But MS is not the only disease that can result in Read moreChevron

posted 02/03/2016, comments (0)|
Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

Writer, Advocate, Photographer

The Month Ahead: #ChronicLife, #ChronicLove, #ChronicSex

Ah, February. The month of love. What better way to break up the interminable darkness of winter than with chocolate, flowers, spending time with your loved ones (don’t ignore your friends!), and… well, more chocolate.


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posted 02/02/2016, comments (0)|
Jackie Zimmerman

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

Keep Your Opinion to Yourself About MY Colorectal Surgery


When you’re preparing for colorectal surgery, it feels like your surgeon throws a ton of information at you. Left and right, risks... Read moreChevron

posted 01/27/2016, comments (0)|
Merely Me

Merely Me, Health Guide

I am a mom to a son who has chronic skin allergies and eczema

10 Things to Ask Your Doctor About Psoriasis Management and Treatment

If you have been diagnosed with psoriasis you will undoubtedly have many questions about your skin condition. You may find some of the answers to your questions in my... Read moreChevron

Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

Writer, Educational Designer, Non-Profit Founder, Dx in 1988

MS Parent: The Evolution of MS & the Celebrations of Parenting

This year my daughter Madeline turned 14 years old and my MS turned 27. To say that time flies is an understatement. Seems like just yesterday I had an infant whose head I needed to support, and an MS that had no support what-so-ever.


When my MS was first born in 1988 there were no Read moreChevron

posted 12/04/2015, comments (0)|

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