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, Washington and County Kerry Ireland with his wife Caryn and their Wheaten Terriers, Sadie and Maggie.

Conditions Covered:Multiple Sclerosis, Pain Management

Latest by Trevis Gleason

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?

MS Puts Legal Concerns in the Fast Lane

Multiple sclerosis (MS) may have you thinking about organizing your legal affairs and financial planning. Learn about how you can best prepare for the future after your diagnosis.

5 Kitchen Tips From a Chef With MS

Use these top kitchen tips, dishes, and shortcuts from a chef living with multiple sclerosis (MS).