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Amy Gurowitz

Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide

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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.

 

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posted 12/04/2015, comments (0)|
Michael Hoy, MS Caregiver

Michael Hoy, MS Caregiver, Health Guide

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Accepting and Asking For Help with Multiple Sclerosis

Asking anyone for help starts with accepting help. I wanted to be superman and take care of my wife myself. I thought that asking for help was giving up and that I was neglecting my duty of "for better or worse."

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posted 07/24/2015, 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'

Rheumatoid Arthritis and Eye Health: Complications to Watch Out For

Can rheumatoid arthritis affect the eyes and vision?  Just as RA is an inflammatory disease which attacks bones and joints, it can also attack the eyes.  Complications may include dry eyes, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal problems, glaucoma, cataracts, and Sjogren’s Syndrome.  As patients living with complicated medical... Read moreChevron

Emily Blosberg

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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 10/22/2014, comments (0)|