Thursday, April 24, 2014

Health Guides

Gina Gunkel

Gina Gunkel, Health Guide

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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 to my dog and grabbed the TV remote control.  HMMM, Choices… I scanned the menu and decided on some reality TV.  What my son and husband refer to as a... Read moreChevron
Craig Stoltz

Craig Stoltz, Health Guide

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Health Journalist

Research on Prozac as an MS Treatment is Still Preliminary

The recent report that Prozac may slow the development of brain lesions is the sort of news that maybe shouldn't be reported at all. It's so preliminary that it's of value almost exclusively to researchers. It appears to invite people with MS to consider taking Prozac to slow the disease. It shouldn't.   Three things you need to... Read moreChevron
Joan Ohayon, CRNP

Joan Ohayon, CRNP, Health Guide

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Managing Multiple Sclerosis by Therapy

Managing multiple sclerosis (MS) by therapy may essentially be divided into three areas of focus: treating the acute relapse, managing symptoms and targeting disease pathology. The gold standard for treating a MS exacerbation has remained unchanged over recent years. Generally, most clinicians recommend three to five days of intravenous... Read moreChevron