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Real MS Profile: Story 4

In honor of MS Awareness Month, HealthCentral is sharing stories of living with MS.

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Cleaning Out the Emotional Clutter of MS

Many people living with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience symptoms of depression and anxiety. Here are some ways to deal with the emotional clutter.

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#RealMSProfiles: Jessica P.

In honor of MS Awareness Month, HealthCentral is sharing the stories of community members living with MS in our new #RealMSProfiles series. If you are interested in sharing your story, please answer these questions. “Continue to plan your future rega...

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#RealMSProfiles: Krystina E.

In honor of MS Awareness Month, HealthCentral is sharing the stories of community members living with MS in our new #RealMSProfiles series. If you are interested in sharing your story, please answer these questions. “Find joy and peace in the small t...

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Traveling By Air With A Motorized Wheelchair

Traveling with a disability can be difficult at times, but traveling with a motorized wheelchair presents special challenges. I learned more about those challenges when I accompanied my good friend Karen on a trip last summer. Karen lives with primar...

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How NOT to Park in the Handicapped Space

Even after obtaining a disabled parking placard, I didn’t immediately think much about accessible parking spaces. If spaces were available, I could decide whether I needed to take advantage of the parking closer to my destination. If no spaces were a...

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Why Should You Get a Disabled Parking Placard?

Handicapped parking is one of the more controversial issues in the multiple sclerosis (MS) community. Many people have mixed feelings about the need to park in designated parking spaces that offer some level of increased access to public and private ...

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#RealMSProfiles: Bobbie G.

In honor of MS Awareness Month, HealthCentral is sharing the stories of community members living with MS in our new #RealMSProfiles series. If you are interested in sharing your story, please answer these questions. “My biggest joy with multiple scle...

Young Asian woman with dizziness.

MS Signs & Symptoms: Dizziness

Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) can be enough to make your head spin.

Man explaining back of leg pain to his doctor while sitting on a stretcher in doctor's office.

Why Does MS Make My Legs Hurt?

People living with MS can experience different types of pain in the limbs (legs or arms), the most common of which are neuropathic or musculoskeletal. Some MS leg pain is accompanied by sensory changes.