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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...… read more >
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....… read more >
Posted 09/07/2018
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Acceptance: Realigning Expectations and Extending Grace to Ourselves

"But that's not the way it's supposed to be!" is a common thing we say when our expectations fall short. It happens to all of us. Some members of MyMSTeam have found the practice of "allowing and letting be" in the midst of a trying to be a way to...… read more >
Posted 08/29/2018
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What fruits and vegetables are in season?

One way to eat a healthier diet and include more fruits and vegetables is to eat what’s seasonally available. There’s a farmer’s market close to the office, so this past week's purchases were a cantaloupe, some basil, a couple of peaches. Time for...… read more >
Posted 08/27/2018
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The Importance of Trusting Yourself

Studies have shown that the more we take ownership of our condition, the more engaged we are in maintaining behaviors that help us live better. An important factor in having the confidence to take this ownership is self-trust. "If something...… read more >
Posted 08/16/2018
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Patience: Accepting That Control Requires Self-Care

"A waiting person is a patient person." - Henri J.M. Nouwen Argh! Have you ever felt impatient at a red light, or irritated at the end of a long line for your prescription at the pharmacy? You're not alone. Patience can feel scarce when you don't...… read more >
Posted 08/09/2018
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The Power of Letting Go of What You Can't Control

"Life is too short. I can't control everything in my life. Trying to is exhausting!!" - member of MyMSTeam When first faced with multiple sclerosis (MS) diagnosis, a common fear is a lack of control over our health. How could our bodies betray us?...… read more >
Posted 08/02/2018
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Multiple Sclerosis – The Path to Diagnosis

The path to a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis can be a long and uncertain one. For some people, years may elapse between experiencing the first symptoms and receiving a definitive MS diagnosis. Waiting to see whether the disease flares or...… read more >
Posted 08/01/2018
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What Causes MS?

The cause of multiple sclerosis is unknown. Scientists have proven that MS is autoimmune in origin – in other words, the damage in MS is caused by the body’s immune system attacking its own tissues – but they have not yet solved the puzzle of why...… read more >
Posted 08/01/2018
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) – An Overview

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic disease of the brain and spinal cord, also referred to as the central nervous system or CNS. MS can be treated, but there is no cure. Symptoms vary among people with MS, but motor and cognitive problems are among...… read more >
Posted 08/01/2018