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Home Sweet (Smart) Home

Living like 'The Jetson's' isn’t too far off, thanks to technology that’s now being adapted to help those with multiple sclerosis to create "smart homes" equipped with gizmos that remote-control certain tasks.

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Time for a New Ride: Wheelchair Buying Guide

Thinking of investing in a wheelchair? Here's your guide on what to look for, how much to spend, and who to take wheelchair shopping with you ('cause that matters too).

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Walk This Way! Find Your Next MS Stability Gear Here

Cane curious? Here’s a breakdown of various types of walking sticks, stabilizers, and exercisers that keep you on the move.

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In an SPMS Cog Fog?

The mental fuzziness that often accompanies secondary progressive multiple sclerosis can be annoying, embarrassing, or down-right scary. Boost your brain function with these tips.

Trevis Gleason

"You Were Probably SPMS from the Beginning"

Writer Trevis Gleason goes back in time to the day he was diagnosed with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.

Jennifer Digmann

Newly Diagnosed with SPMS: "It's Just Two New Words"

Writer Jennifer Digmann gives her younger self (and you!) a pep talk immediately following a secondary progressive multiple sclerosis diagnosis.

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Best Food Choices for MS

While there is no “MS diet" that has been proven to be an effective treatment, there is increasing evidence that an anti-inflammatory diet, similar to the Mediterranean diet, may be beneficial in minimizing MS symptoms. Here are foods to include and avoid as part of your healthy diet.

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The Flu and MS: Tips to Protect Yourself

Don’t let the flu throw your MS into hyperdrive. Reduce your risk of illness and know how to fight off influenza this season with these tips.

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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.

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Are You Still Working With Chronic Illness?

Living with a chronic illness is challenging. Living with a chronic illness while working a full-time job? Sometimes unbearable. It might be time to scale back.