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Sarah Ludwig Rausch

Sarah Ludwig Rausch

Health Writer

Sarah Ludwig Rausch is a health writer and editor whose specialties include mental health, diseases, research, medications, and chronic conditions. She’s written for The Christian Science Monitor, American Cancer Society, Cleveland Clinic, PsychologyToday.com, MedShadow Foundation, the ACT Test, and more.

Latest by Sarah Ludwig Rausch

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A Guide to Chronic Kidney Disease Staging

There are five stages of chronic kidney disease. We'll walk you through each one.

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What to Eat to Feel Good if You Have Chronic Kidney Disease

Your kidneys work hard. Support all they do by adopting a "heart smart" diet.

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10 Birth Control Options for Every Life Stage

From progestin injections to the good ole condom, here’s how to prevent a pregnancy in a way that works for you, right now.

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Team MS: The Health Professionals You Need Most

It starts with a good neurologist, but other key practitioners can help you live well with MS.

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9 Natural Remedies to Help Tame MS Symptoms

These complementary therapies are doctor-approved add-ons to your usual treatment plan.

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5 Essential Facts About Using Face Masks

Are homemade coverings effective against COVID-19? Are HEPA filters safe? Should I wash them every time? We have the answers.

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Your First Week, Month, Year, and Beyond With NMOSD

Getting diagnosis of neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder can be scary. Knowing what’s ahead can dispel some of that fear.

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Dos and Don'ts for Treating HS Wounds at Home

Daily self-care is key to finding relief from the pain and swelling that hidradenitis suppurative can bring.

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Triggered: 8 Things You Can Do to Prevent an MS Relapse

Relapses aren’t always preventable, but there are things you can do to keep common multiple sclerosis triggers in check.

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10 Questions on Parenting a Grown Child With Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder experts answer parents’ top questions about how to navigate tricky legal—and loving—concerns.