Dawn Silverstein on MSrelief

Dawn Keegen Silverstein, a Nutrition Facilitator and Health Coach is helping her clients here on MSrelief.com develop strategies to be successful. Whether it is implementing new health routines, or busting through their mental roadblocks keeping them from achieving their goals. She especially enjoys working with those in the MS community …

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Even with TN pain You are Not Your MS!


by Dawn Keegan Waking up in TN pain is very disheartening. I went to bed the other night feeling fine – relaxed, happy, and looking forward to a fun weekend of family events. I woke up to searing pain in my eyes and ears. I know this pain. It visits …

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75% of Americans are Chronically Dehydrated

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By Dr. Garrett Christensen D.C. In a world with so many wonderful flavorful beverages available to us it’s no wonder that water takes the back seat. The human body is composed of 75 percent water. Trillions of cells depend on H2O to function properly and to communicate effectively with each …

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MS, Motherhood and Me

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The ancient form of indigenous folk healing, curanderismo, uses the term “susto” to describe a person’s reaction to a traumatic event.  A susto occurs when the mind, body and spirit disconnect in response to fear that is so intense, it touches the soul. I learned about sustos and curanderismo after …

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Multiple Sclerosis and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Is There A Link and What Can You Do About Treating It

The carpal tunnel is the area in the wrist where the median nerve passes through a region of surrounding bone, ligaments, and connective tissue as it spreads its nerve fibers to different areas of the hand and fingers. Its nerve distribution includes the palm, thumb and first three fingers. Compression …

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Adrenal Hormone Testing and Multiple Sclerosis – The Role of Cortisol and Controlling Inflammation

Cortisol is one of our body’s natural anti-inflammatory chemicals. Without adequate cortisol we lose the ability to fight infection, control healthy organ function and maintain proper hormone levels. A recent post by Linda Cox about a new drug therapy for Multiple Sclerosis (MS) called Acthar which stimulates ACTH production highlights …

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Multiple Sclerosis and Fatigue – Why Are You So Tired?

Fatigue as defined by Webster’s medical dictionary is as follows: weariness or exhaustion from labor, exertion, or stress, and the temporary loss of power to respond induced in a sensory receptor or motor end organ by continued stimulation. Essentially, fatigue is the lack/loss of energy needed to maintain normal function …

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