MS: The Basics – Types of Multiple Sclerosis

MS Nerve

Generally, Multiple Sclerosis follows one of 4 courses: Relapsing – Remitting MS Secondary – Progressive MS Primary – Progressive MS Progressive – Relapsing MS Relapsing – Remitting (RRMS) Most people start out with RRMS. Symptoms fade and then return off and on for many years. It is during this type …

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Kayla Montgomery, one of the country’s fastest young distance runners has MS

Kayla Montgomery, 18, is one of the fastest young distance runners in the United States. Kayla was diagnosed with MS when she was 8 years old. The North Carolina high school student trains 50 miles a week and just won a coveted state title. The Inspiring Teenage Track Star Who’s …

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Yvonne deSousa’s MS Madness Published

MSrelief.com’s very own Yvonne deSousa has been published!  Since the MS diagnosis, Yvonne has devoted her life to help others with chronic illness laugh amid the tears.  Now Yvonne’s book MS Madness is ready for us to purchase! MS Madness!  A “Giggle More, Cry Less” Story of Multiple Sclerosis is …

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June 2012 Walking update ~ Duet Transport Chair and Rollator

Duet Transport Chair and Rollator

My Duet Transport Chair and Rollator helps me be a little more independent, except when it doesn’t! Just as Nicole Lemelle said in her February post for the MS society, one of the hardest parts of living with Multiple Sclerosis or any chronic condition for that matter, is accepting the need …

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Diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis

Patricia Lay-Dorsey

Patricia Lay-Dorsey, interviewed by Lauren Parrott, was diagnosed with primary progressive MS in 1988 when she was 45 years old. Patricia recognizes she’s living with the symptoms, and acknowledges others living with the symptoms but emphatically states MS doesn’t have her and it doesn’t have any of you. Patricia tells …

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