Trevis Gleason

Patient Expert

Trevis L. Gleason is an award-winning author, chef and blogger who was diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis in 2001. Gleason has been published in several international newspapers as well as research journals. An ambassador for both the National MS Society and MS Ireland, he lives and writes about living with MS in Seattle, Wash. and County Kerry Ireland with his wife Caryn and their Wheaten Terriers, Sadie and Maggie. His book, Chef Interrupted, is available on Amazon.

Conditions Covered:Multiple Sclerosis, Pain Management

Latest by Trevis Gleason

Not Every Resolution Must Be Big to Count in the Long Run

With MS, resolving to do just a bit better may be a more reliable path toward achieving your goals.

10 Things to Consider When Going to the Spa If You Live with MS

Enjoying a day at the spa involves a few more steps when you have MS. Patient advocate Trevis Gleason offers a useful guide to help you get the most out of your experience.

What You Should Know About MS and Exercise

Should you exercise with MS? Within one generation researchers went from "don't exercise" to "OMG! Do Something!"

Is MS Different for a Man Than a Woman?

When first diagnosed, patient expert Trevis L Gleason thought about his minority status as a man with multiple sclerosis. He doesn’t think about it that way now.

Why Participating in an MS Research Study Is Important

Attention MS patients: Anyone taking a medication or following a course of therapy has research to thank. Consider giving back to the body of knowledge.

5 Ways Your MS Can Benefit From Nature

Nature can't "cure" MS, but it can sure heal a good few aspects of the disease. Here are five ways to access the healing properties of nature for MS.

Tips for Finding the Right MS Doc

Finding the right MS doc requires asking yourself some important questions. Start with these seven and you’ll be on your way to finding a perfect match.

Build Your Very Own MS Resource Library

If you want to stay informed and on top of your multiple sclerosis, consider curating your very own MS library. Start with these suggestions on clinical resources, lifestyle tips, and personal stories.

Hypersensitivity With MS: The Flips Side of Numbness

Diminished sensation is a common symptom of MS, one that most people recognize. The surprising flip side of that can be hypersensitivity. Learn more about hypersensitivity and MS.

Finding Purpose After Medical Retirement With MS

In American culture, people judge you by what you do for a living. So what happens when your career is taken away by multiple sclerosis?