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Adapting the home for Multiple Sclerosis patient

There are a variety of devices that are designed to make home care and daily activities more comfortable for a MS patient. Some of the adaptations room by room may … Continue reading

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MS and Exercise: Tips

Everyone benefits from exercise. Muscle stiffness, weakness and spasticity are just a few symptoms caused by Multiple Sclerosis. Exercise in these patients has some specific benefits: It can ease symptoms, … Continue reading

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Myths and facts about MS

1. Multiple sclerosis shortens a person’s life. Fact -According to the US National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS), people with MS have near-normal lifespans. MS itself is very rarely fatal. 2. … Continue reading

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Live your life but be realistic

Avantika was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2003. Avantika works as a business research professional for a consulting firm. Her journey with MS tells that early treatment can help lead … Continue reading

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A Salute to the healer (by Multiple Sclerosis Patient- Sheetal)

Sheetalwas diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2005. This poem expresses her feelings about the way she lives her life and her belief that “we have to act together, get together … Continue reading

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If managed early, Multiple Sclerosis patients may lead a near normal life

Manu is a assistant manager at a corporate organization & was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in the year 2010. He believes that if managed well, MS patients may continue to … Continue reading

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Don’t give up your passion because of Multiple Sclerosis

Smitha is a activist working for right of the disabled & MS patient. She believe that “I love my life and I will not allow MS to take over it”  … Continue reading

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World MS Day 2014: Join us for a live webcast on Living Well with MS

World MS Day: Join us for a live webcast on Living Well with MS For Internet users: Log on to: http://services.choruscall.eu/links/living-well-with-MS.html Timing: 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM For watching the … Continue reading

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Part III- Did You Know: Facts About Multiple Sclerosis

Treatments for MS should focus on Managing the symptoms Reducing the number of attacks and delaying disease progression MS symptoms can be managed in part with medication, physical therapy, and … Continue reading

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Part II- Did You Know: Facts About Multiple Sclerosis

MS can cause loss of balance, impaired speech, extreme fatigue, double vision, bladder and bowel dysfunction, sexual dysfunction and mobility problems. People with MS may experience these common bowel problems … Continue reading

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Did You Know- Facts About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis affects the central nervous system (brain, spinal cord and optic nerves). In MS, the insulation covering the nerves (called Myelin) is damaged. About 85% of MS diagnosed is … Continue reading

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Experts Speak

Experts speak: Ask questions to our expert: Prof. M V Padma Srivastava MBBS, MD, DM. FAMS, F.N.A.Sc Room No 708, 7th Floor, Department of Neurology, Neurosciences Centre, AIIMS, New Delhi-110029 … Continue reading

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Melissa Dias’s Story

I completed my MBA in the year 2008 and like my other friends and peers was about to pursue my dreams in the corporate sector when I discovered pain (and … Continue reading

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Gait and MS

Gait impairment(walking disability) is one of the most challenging and life altering consequences of MS. There is a gradual decline in the various neurologic functions. In a study in which … Continue reading

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Depression and MS

Considering the multitude of stressors and limitations faced by a patient of MS, depression is common in these patients. There is some evidence that MS patients may have an increased … Continue reading

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MS and Pregnancy

For several decades, women with MS were discouraged from having children, until doctors understood otherwise. MS does not hinder a woman’s chance of becoming pregnant and carrying a child to … Continue reading

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Seeking Support

People with disabling multiple sclerosis can lead fulfilling lives. An early adjustment and acceptance of the diagnosis and its implication by them, is important, so that the disabling symptoms can … Continue reading

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Giving Care to Patient

The patient with “MS” presents with a unique set of symptoms and challenges to care giving. The people taking care of the patient with MS, whether professionals or family, must … Continue reading

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NEETA’S STORY:

“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice,” so said that the legendary Jamaican singer-songwriter and musician, Bob Marley. I am addicted to this … Continue reading

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