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Brain & Nerve Health

In-depth information on different kinds of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Patient experts inspire and guide with practical advice on how to manage conditions, be an effective caregiver, and more.

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Caregiving

Living With ALS: One Man's Journey

HealthCentral speaks with an ALS patient about living with the condition — and the hope for a cure.

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Travel

The 10 Best Places to Travel in the U.S. if You Have MS

Don't let your condition stop you! From waterparks to wilderness paddling, from historic mansions to sweet beaches, tour these getaways that are great for travelers with multiple sclerosis.

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Myths

9 Stubborn Myths About Epilepsy to Stop Believing

Loads of misinformation about this condition persists. We sort facts from fiction.

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Caregiving

9 Ways to Help Someone Having a Seizure

Whether you’re a caregiver or a bystander, here’s how to keep someone safe during a seizure.

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Doctor & Patient

Must-Ask Questions for Your Kid’s MS Doctor

Knowing the right questions to ask your doctor can help you (and your child) understand exactly what a pediatric MS diagnosis means.

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Technology

Best Brain-Boosting Apps for MS

Many people with MS have trouble with memory, attention, and word recall. These games will help you stay one step ahead of the disease.

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Brain

Helping Kids Handle the Emotional MS Roller Coaster

For children with pediatric multiple sclerosis, the physical challenges are intertwined with psychological ones. These strategies can help kids cope—even thrive—after a diagnosis.

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Living With

9 Top Resources for Kids With MS

It doesn’t happen often, but multiple sclerosis can and does affect kids. If your family or child has been affected, it's time to get connected. This guide will help.

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Chronic Life

School Success With Pediatric MS

We've got simple, doable advice for helping your child with MS manage recess, homework, fatigue and more.

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Living With

Helping Kids With MS Manage Relapses

Children with multiple sclerosis tend to have more frequent flare-ups than adults with the condition do. Here’s what you need to know to help them navigate their symptoms so they can focus on what they do best: being kids.

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Fitness

Ready, Set, Go! How to Keep Kids With MS Active

Don’t let a multiple sclerosis diagnosis sideline your kid from sports and play. Give them—and their cardiovascular and muscular systems—a boost with these fitness tips.

Meet the Experts

Lisa Emrich
Patient Advocate

Living with MS and RA, Lisa Emrich is a powerful patient advocate who inspires people to live better and stay active.

Trevis Gleason
Patient Advocate

Award-winning author, chef and blogger, Trevis L. Gleason was diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis in 2001.

Carol Bradley Bursack
Caregiver

Carol Bradley Bursack is a veteran family caregiver who writes as the Candid Caregiver as well as focusing on dementia.