Becoming More Comfortable Talking to Your Doctor

Your doctor needs to know all of your problems and concerns. Here are some easy steps to share...
Your doctor needs to know all of your problems and concerns. Here are some easy steps to share...
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5 Coping Strategies for Being Diagnosed with MS

If you are having difficulties coping with your diagnosis, here are five strategies that can help.
If you are having difficulties coping with your diagnosis, here are five strategies that can help.
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Sticking to It – MS Treatment Adherence Part 1

When starting out on a disease-modifying...
When starting out on a disease-modifying therapy, it is important to set therapy goals.
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Sticking to It – MS Treatment Adherence Part 2

While adhering to your neurologist’s care plan...
While adhering to your neurologist’s care plan is critical, it is equally important to find the...
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8 Reasons to Overcome Your Fear of Asking for Help

Offering help and asking for help usually...
Offering help and asking for help usually benefits everyone involved.
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Deconditioning and MS

Deconditioning is something almost all of us with a chronic illness will experience at some point...
Deconditioning is something almost all of us with a chronic illness will experience at some point...
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Cold Sensitivities and MS

Cold weather can make some symptoms better while making other symptoms worse.
Cold weather can make some symptoms better while making other symptoms worse.
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Facing tender end-of-life topics head on

As we grow older, live life more fully, deal...
As we grow older, live life more fully, deal with illness or limitation, our goals and thinking...
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Tips for Choosing Your Disease Modifying Therapy

While having so many options to choose from is...
While having so many options to choose from is great, it can be overwhelming to decide which...
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Diversity and MS

While we are a part of a diverse community of...
While we are a part of a diverse community of people living with MS, your journey is unique.
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Symptom Management 101

Here are some tips on how to best manage some...
Here are some tips on how to best manage some of the more common symptoms.
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Top 5 Benefits of Creating Your Own Bucket List

My bucket list is for no one but myself and I...
My bucket list is for no one but myself and I have control over every aspect of it.
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Multiple Sclerosis and Medicare – What is Covered?

A look at how the parts of Medicare cover...
A look at how the parts of Medicare cover diagnosis and treatment of MS.
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Palliative Care in Multiple Sclerosis

If you have needed an ER or hospital visit at least three times in a year you might want to...
If you have needed an ER or hospital visit at least three times in a year you might want to...
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Overdoing It with MS

Don’t let MS stop you from spending time with...
Don’t let MS stop you from spending time with the people in your life who matter most.
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MS and Sensory Overload

Knowing what bothers you the most is the first...
Knowing what bothers you the most is the first step in doing something proactive to avoid the...
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Being a Patient Patient 

Here are some tips that you can use to minimize...
Here are some tips that you can use to minimize wait time for medical services.
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How EHR Has Improved Patient Care

EHRs were introduced to understand the...
EHRs were introduced to understand the healthcare ecosystem in a broader perspective.
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MS and Coffee

If you are going to drink coffee, find what...
If you are going to drink coffee, find what works for you to manage the side effects.
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Understanding Research

Let’s take a few minutes to look at why this...
Let’s take a few minutes to look at why this happens to understand the process that currently...
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Five Tips For Managing Anxiety With MS

I have developed some coping strategies to help...
I have developed some coping strategies to help me deal with my anxiety.
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Preparing for the Unexpected Changes of MS

Just because you don’t know when an MS relapse...
Just because you don’t know when an MS relapse will show up, doesn’t mean that you can’t be...
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Lifestyle Changes

Lifestyle changes really do help us to live...
Lifestyle changes really do help us to live better and more comfortable lives with MS. Start...
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Maximizing Your Health Benefits with MS

Here are some tips to help maximize your out-of...
Here are some tips to help maximize your out-of-pocket spending for covered health services.
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“I tried it. It didn’t work!”

If something didn’t work for you in the past...
If something didn’t work for you in the past, it does not mean that it won’t help today.
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Addressing Social Stigmas and Barriers

The more we advocate for change, the better...
The more we advocate for change, the better chance to create a society where all people can...
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MS: Your Legal Rights and Planning For the Future

Here are some of the factors that are key components to focus on and to become aware of when...
Here are some of the factors that are key components to focus on and to become aware of when...
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Social Media and MS: Pros and Cons

Here are some key tips for using social media...
Here are some key tips for using social media responsibly and carefully.
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Emergency Preparedness When Living With MS

Get informed, make a plan, assemble a kit, and maintain your plan and kit!
Get informed, make a plan, assemble a kit, and maintain your plan and kit!
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MS and the Stages of Grief, Growth, and Gratitude

Life is still meant to be lived and you have...
Life is still meant to be lived and you have purpose.
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New Approaches in Patient Care 

More researchers and MS specialists discover...
More researchers and MS specialists discover the importance of implementing a “Total Life Care...
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To Tell or Not to Tell Someone You have MS

Here are some tips on who to tell and how to...
Here are some tips on who to tell and how to tell them that you have been diagnosed with MS.
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Ways to Survive and Enjoy the Holidays With MS

Here are some ways you can make holiday wishes...
Here are some ways you can make holiday wishes workable and your dreams come true.
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A Decade of Innovation in MS Treatments

If research continues to innovate at the speed...
If research continues to innovate at the speed of last decade, maybe the 20’s will bring what we...
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A New year, A New You With MS

Here is a sample list of seven items, most of...
Here is a sample list of seven items, most of which many of us will find relatable.
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“I tried it. It didn’t work!”

If something didn’t work for you in the past, it does not mean that it won’t help today.
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Maximizing Your Health Benefits with MS

Here are some tips to help maximize your out-of-pocket spending for covered health services.
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Lifestyle Changes

Lifestyle changes really do help us to live better and more comfortable lives with MS. Start slowly with one or two changes and as they become comf...
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Planning for Resilience

Resilience means being strong and stable, as well as being flexible and able to bounce back from adversity and building resilience is important wh...