Monday, March 30, 2015

Health Guides

Mandy Crest

Mandy Crest, Health Guide


The "MS Hug" Demystified

Suddenly you feel an intense tightening around your chest, along with pain and a burning sensation. You clutch your chest, awash in fear.


If you have never had this experience before, you wonder... is this a heart attack... a Read moreChevron

Jake Crest

Jake Crest, Health Guide

Caregiver and Blogger

Coping with a Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis in your Twenties

"Can we talk for a moment?" he asked while waving to me over our backyard fence. I like this guy, a lot. He's quite a bit older than me, but fit as a fiddle. One of those guys who, when you look at him, you cross your fingers and silently hope that you look and feel as good when you're that age. Dropping my rake, happy for the break, I walk to... Read moreChevron

Dr.  Gross

Dr. Gross, Health Guide


Putting MS in the Spectrum of Medical Diseases

Multiple Sclerosis can defy logic in its presentation. Alternating complaints of numbness, weakness and dizziness can confuse a host of health providers not to mention the patient suffering through an array of difficulties.

At the same time,... Read moreChevron

Gina Gunkel

Gina Gunkel, Health Guide

Author & Photographer

MS and the Effects on my Psyche: Constant Worrying

I woke up on the first “Back to School” day with pep in my step. Yes! Finally, some time alone.  After the kids were off, I hopped on my sofa, snuggled up... Read moreChevron