Latest by Lisa Emrich

RA and Eye Health Complications

Complications may include dry eyes, episcleritis, scleritis, corneal problems, glaucoma, cataracts, and Sjogren’s Syndrome.

Top Multiple Sclerosis Posts of 2017

From personal stories to research news and bizarre symptoms, we covered all facets of life with MS.

#Real MS Profiles : Kathleen G

An MS patient recounts the tumultuous times that followed her diagnosis and offers advice to others with the condition.

The Many Shades of 'I’m Fine'

When you’re living with a chronic condition, it’s not always easy to answer when people ask, “How are you?”

3 Things I Miss Most About Life Before MS

Having a chronic condition often means not being able to enjoy the things you did before you were diagnosed—but it can also result in discovering new pursuits and pleasures.

Are Multiple Sclerosis and Osteoarthritis Connected?

People with MS may have more rapid degeneration of cartilage, which can lead to osteoarthritis. Here’s what you can do if you develop this condition.

Why You Should Talk to Your Doctor About Your Sex Life

If your doctor doesn’t ask about your sex life with MS, it’s important for you to bring it up yourself.

Can Acupuncture Help MS Patients Walk Better?

A recent study found that acupuncture improved walking speed in 85 percent of people with MS.

MS Moment: The Recurring Fear of Change

Handling the ups and downs of multiple sclerosis takes practice, patience, and persistence.

Being a Caregiver When You Have a Chronic Illness

It’s necessary to focus on self-care before you can care for a loved one in crisis.