Multiple Sclerosis

Beginner's Guide to Multiple Sclerosis


How do you get diagnosed with MS?

What does a diagnosis mean?

What is a lesion?

What is my prognosis?

What will tomorrow bring?

What type of MS do you have?

Disability and the EDSS Score

To the caregiver and the MS patients

Need help paying drug bills?

How to avoid pain and skin irritation of injections

Solumedrol for MS exacerbations

Cognitive function and neuropsychology

Lisa Emrich

Lisa Emrich


Living with multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid Arthritis, Lisa Emrich is an award-winning, passionate patient advocate, health writer, classical musician, and backroad cyclist. Her stories inspire others to live better and stay active. Lisa is author of the blog Brass and Ivory: Life with MS and RA and founder of the Carnival of MS Bloggers. Lisa frequently works with organizations in support of better policies, patient-centered research, and research funding.

Lisa serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board, and is a Social Ambassador for the MSHealthCentral Facebook page.