Latest by Lisa Emrich

Managing Multiple Sclerosis in and Fall and Winter

Tips for handling MS in the cold months, from avoiding slips and falls to wearing proper clothing.

Facing Depression and Anxiety With MS

Did you know depression is a symptom of MS? Lisa Emrich shares her experience living with both illnesses and offers insight for navigating through them.

The Flu and MS: Tips to Protect Yourself

Don’t let the flu throw your MS into hyperdrive. Reduce your risk of illness and know how to fight off influenza this season with these tips.

Comorbidity and Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know

Living with MS is hard. Having additional conditions, or comorbidity, makes it even harder. Identify some comorbid conditions and find out what you can do to protect your health.

6 Yoga Poses to Help With MS

Learn about six yoga poses that help ease symptoms of MS and build physical and emotional resilience. Favorites include child’s pose and cat and cow pose.

8 Tips for Surviving an MRI

Knock, knock, tap, tap, buzz, buzz. No one enjoys an MRI, and yet they are an important part of disease monitoring with MS. Here are eight tips to make them more tolerable.

Hypertension and MS: What You Need to Know

Recent studies show that hypertension affects between 17 to 30 percent of people with MS. Find out more about the link between multiple sclerosis and high blood pressure.

Create the Right Environment to Thrive With MS

Living with MS requires that you live in a place that nurtures you physically, emotionally, and socially. Learn tips on creating the right environment to thrive with MS

What Do You Know About Rheumatoid Arthritis?

People assume so many things about living with rheumatoid arthritis. Test yourself with this quiz to see if you know RA fact from fiction.

Having Difficulty Regulating Body Temperature With MS?

With MS, it can be difficult to get your body temperature just right. You’re too hot or too cold, sweaty or frigid. Understanding this symptom is half the battle.