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MS Relationships: Telling Your Kids When They Are Teenagers

Am I the only one? When I first learned I had MS, my thoughts went so many places it was almost like a kaleidoscope. What did this mean for my future? How can I handle my condition’s development? Exactly what is MS anyway? What will my kids think? Ho...

The Relationship Between Multiple Sclerosis and Osteoporosis

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Why is that so important to anyone who has multiple sclerosis (MS)? Osteoporosis is common in older people, but Robert Herndon, an MS specialist, says although Osteoporosis is a common disease, it is “mor...

Yoga and Breathing for MS

Today I am going to talk about yoga breathing. I am definitely no yoga expert, but I have experienced the benefits. Breathing exercises are beneficial to everyone, but especially to those of us with MS. We may not be able to stand or even sit, but we ...

MS Awareness Month: Tips for the Right Chair

Now MS Awareness and Education Month is over. To a large degree, awareness and education is an ongoing process. Let’s focus on the awareness of sitting - a daily activity that we normally do without even thinking. If someone asked us to list our dail...

MS Awareness Month: My Diagnosis Story

Read about Vicki Bridges’s experience of being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

MS Heroes: Dr. W. Ian McDonald

Dr. McDonald, as a researcher, professor, and also as a writer, brought order and understanding to the mystery of MS.

Food and MS: Nutritional Food Sources

Many MSers do not follow a nutritious diet, maybe because it sounds complicated or difficult. It doesn’t have to be. Here are some guidelines on healthy foods for an MS diet.

Food and MS: Diets

Let’s look at some of the favorite dietary programs for MS.

Food and MS: Let's Go Shopping

This article is part of a series; for the rest of the series, visit Food and MS. Good planning makes selecting food items easier…so let’s go shopping. Keep the cooking tips in mind when making your grocery list. Planning begins with an organized list ...

Food and MS: Tips for Cooking

This article is part of a series; for the rest of the series, visit Food and MS. buffet of various leftovers. Take advantage of leftovers by serving a second meal or reworking them into another dish. This is planning for those days when the fatigue t...