By Matt Cavallo A resolution is a change in behavior and as you know, we are creatures of habit. And most of us don’t like change. As a person living with multiple sclerosis, my resolutions typically center around wellness or diet initiatives that I believe will help me...

By Matt Cavallo The holiday season is upon us. Front yards are adorned with festive lights and decorations. Every commercial contains advertisements for another holiday sale. Checkout lines are traffic jams. For those of us living with multiple sclerosis, this time of year ...

By Matt Cavallo When I was diagnosed with MS in 2005, I found myself pulling away from friends and family. Part of my pulling away from the herd had to do with the changes that were going on with me. The other part was the perception that I believed friends and family wou...

By Matt Cavallo From cards to chocolate to flowers and jewelry, we exchange gifts as a way to profess our love. We are taught this in elementary school and the tradition grows and changes as we get older and our adult relationships evolve. What happens if in the evolution o...

By Matt Cavallo We are a couple of weeks into the New Year and many of us are transitioning from the glow of the holidays back to normal everyday life. What if we could capture the spirit of the holidays and keep it going throughout the entire year? Here are five steps fo...

By Matt Cavallo If you look out the window in some parts of the U.S., you might not know it but spring has arrived. It begs the question: Do April snow showers bring May flowers? Spring is the season that those of us with MS must take advantage of because before we kno...

By Matt Cavallo Caregivers are unsung heroes. The sacrifice the caregiver makes for a loved one living with MS is substantial. For example, my wife who has no medical background has had to help with my healthcare during the course of my disease process. She has injected me ...

By Matt Cavallo Physical therapy is the treatment of an injury, disease, or other deformity through physical interventions including exercise, heat, ice, or massage. Physical therapy is performed by licensed physical therapists. According to the APT...

By Matt Cavallo In addition to being a writer, I am also a motivational speaker who travels the country speaking to groups about my patient experience living with multiple sclerosis. In my travels, I am fortunate to have met so many of you who share...

By Matt Cavallo Multiple sclerosis has been compared to an iceberg because 90 percent of the disease activity may be hiding under the surface and not visible to the naked eye. This is especially true with cognition and fatigue. If your energy levels ar...

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