Poll Results – Do you take any of the following disease modifying drugs?

This question was active from June 19 to October 13 and 482 people responded all toll.  Here is a breakdown of the results: Do you take any of the following disease modifying drugs? – 482 Not yet – 13% Not interested – 10% Avonex – 4% Betaseron – 5% Extavia …

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Multiple Sclerosis and Chiropractic Therapy

My regular Chiropractor, Dr. Hawkins was out of town! My back and sides felt like electrical shocks and stabs with every movement that I made! The pain was so intense that my knees buckled and I dropped to the floor in tears every time I tried to walk! I was …

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Service Dog Aids MSer

Service Dogs are Guide Dogs, Hearing Dogs and Assistance Dogs. Any kind of assistance animals are individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of the owner  including, providing minimal protection or rescue work, pulling a wheelchair, or fetching dropped items. After Debra’s doctor suggested that a …

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One Less Stress While Living with Multiple Sclerosis

by Mandy Harrell Urinary incontinence is one of those things many people aren’t comfortable talking about. The hush-hush issue is rarely discussed publicly despite its frequency, including an estimated 80 percent of people with multiple sclerosis who deal with incontinence on a daily basis. If that’s you, you’re not alone. …

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Heat and MS Do Not Mix!

There is a heat wave in a large portion of the US and Boston is no exception. My MS does not like this one bit! Today is worst of the days so far, being 98 degrees and extremely humid. I must say on these kinds of days, I really do …

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Sometimes MS makes me feel older than my age

by Caroline Kyriakou Since being diagnosed with MS in 2006, there are changes I have had to make to my life. For me, they have been fairly easy to make, but it did take some time to figure out what needed to happen. Mostly the changes have had to do …

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July 2012 Walking Update ~ Get Out of the House

Get out of the house! Get into the fresh air ~ visit with people in real life! I know this opens up a can of worms! Temperature issues Fatigue setbacks Mobility troubles Motivational difficulties Attitude predicaments And the list goes on. All of these issues are opportunities for another post; …

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