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Stem Cell Transplant May Help Some With Aggressive MS

By Amy Norton, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, Jan. 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- A stem cell transplant may help some people with multiple sclerosis (MS) when standard drugs fail, a new clinical trial finds.The study focused on 110 patients with...
Posted 02/14/2019
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Medical Marijuana Might Help MS Patients, But Uncertainty Remains

By Dennis Thompson, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Medical products derived from marijuana might have a mild benefit in treating symptoms of multiple sclerosis, based on reports from patients.Drugs containing the...
Posted 12/20/2018
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Drug Slows Brain Shrinkage in Progressive MS

By Amy Norton, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Aug. 29, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A drug that has long been used in Japan for asthma may slow down brain shrinkage in people with progressive multiple sclerosis, a preliminary trial has found.The study,...
Posted 11/29/2018
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What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MyMSTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with multiple sclerosis isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To share what...
Posted 11/20/2018
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The MS Hug

The MS Hug is a painful MS symptom that often feels like a tight band around the chest or ribs. You can read more about it here. Chest pain can be a sign of serious heart or other non-MS issues as well, so it's important to confirm with your...
Posted 11/09/2018
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What is RRMS (Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis) and How is RRMS Treated?

Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) is the most common type of MS: 80 to 85% of people with MS are diagnosed with this type. Women are two to three times more likely to have RRMS than men. Most people with RRMS are diagnosed in their 20s...
Posted 11/01/2018

MS Patients May Gain From Balance-Focused Workouts

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Problems with balance are a common hallmark of multiple sclerosis, but new research suggests a specially designed exercise program can help put patients on firmer...
Posted 10/30/2018
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Doctors Discover New Type of Multiple Sclerosis

By Robert Preidt HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Aug. 23, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new subtype of multiple sclerosis (MS) has been identified by researchers, and the discovery changes understanding of the disease.MS has long been considered a...
Posted 10/26/2018
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For Many With MS, Well-Being Increases With Age

We saw this same pattern in people with MS. Older patients with MS reported less depression and better quality of life compared to younger people.By Serena Gordon, HealthDay ReporterFRIDAY, Sept. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Living with a...
Posted 10/09/2018
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Replace Fear-Based Thinking with Love-Based Thinking

"Replace fear-based thinking with love-based thinking. Every time you're making a choice, ask yourself if it's going to cultivate the experience of unity and love or the experience of separation and stress." – Deepak Chopra We all experience fear....
Posted 09/07/2018
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