Sunday, November 23, 2014

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Lene  Andersen

Lene Andersen, Health Guide

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Writer, Advocate, Photographer

Telling Their Story: Women In Pain Survey

Eighty percent of women with chronic pain believe they have been discriminated against in the healthcare system. Eighty-four percent feel that doctors treat them differently because they’re women. Sixty-five percent feel that them being a woman caused doctors take their pain less seriously.

 

These are the results of... Read moreChevron

posted 11/21/2014, 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'

The Accelerated Cure Project Launches iConquerMS™

How would you like to take the multiple sclerosis research world by storm? Get prepared, because the time has come for you and me, along with our many MS friends and acquaintances throughout the country, to do just that.

No longer are we merely clinical guinea pigs or the subjects of market research, we are the leaders and... Read moreChevron

posted 11/21/2014, 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'

Signs You May Need to Change RA Treatments

One of the best ways you can protect yourself against the devastating effects of RA is to aggressively treat the disease with one or more disease-modifying anti-rheumatic drugs (DMARDs). Damaging inflammation from RA attacks not only joints, but also many internal organs (such as the heart or lungs). So even if your joints feel okay, it is... 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... Read moreChevron

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

Jackie Zimmerman, Health Guide

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IBD advocate living with ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis

Sharing Your Condition at Work: Is Honesty Truly the Best Policy?

I am the paradigm of an oversharer. It’s not just here on the Internet that I share grotesque details of my life and medical situations; this is a real thing that I do in my everyday life. I just can’t seem to stop telling people too many personal things.

 

I’d love to say that in some situations I can... Read moreChevron

posted 10/08/2014, comments (0)|