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MS Symbols: Ribbons, Butterflies, and Why Awareness Matters

MS Symbols: Ribbons, Butterflies, and Why Awareness Matters

Raising awareness of multiple sclerosis (MS) helps contribute to the well-being, support, and understanding of the MS community. One way some people choose to raise awareness of the condition is by honoring World MS Day, which takes place on May...
Posted 05/23/2022

MS Dating Tips: Finding Love Through Dating Sites and Apps

MS Dating Tips: Finding Love Through Dating Sites and Apps

For many people with chronic illnesses like multiple sclerosis (MS), the internet is an invaluable resource. You can find support, express yourself, and communicate with others. Online dating, in particular, can provide an opportunity to find...
Posted 05/23/2022

Intimacy and Multiple Sclerosis

Intimacy and Multiple Sclerosis

If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you may find it difficult to talk about problems with intimacy. Sex, after all, is an inherently vulnerable part of life. Moreover, you might think you’re not even supposed to talk about your sex life. “I...
Posted 05/05/2021

Deciding When To Disclose Your MS To Others

Deciding When To Disclose Your MS To Others

You’ve received a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis (MS). Perhaps it was yesterday or even last month, but now you’re wondering when the right time is to share the health news with others.Nearly 45 percent of people in the United States have been...
Posted 03/25/2021

Navigating Multiple Sclerosis With Your Family

Navigating Multiple Sclerosis With Your Family

Navigating multiple sclerosis (MS) with your family can be a challenge. The condition may be targeting your body, but its effects ripple out to the family, too. Dr. Rosalind Kalb, former vice president at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society,...
Updated 04/22/2021

Parenting With MS: Tips for Day-to-Day Challenges

Parenting With MS: Tips for Day-to-Day Challenges

Parenting is challenging under normal circumstances. When you have multiple sclerosis (MS), it can be overwhelming. For many parents with the chronic neuromuscular disease, raising a family while managing debilitating symptoms is a daily struggle...
Updated 02/24/2021

Canceling Is Kindness: Keeping Safe From COVID-19 With Multiple Sclerosis

Canceling Is Kindness: Keeping Safe From COVID-19 With Multiple Sclerosis

Those of us living with pre-existing health conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS) have likely felt the impact of COVID-19. Medical appointments may have been rescheduled or switched to virtual, work and school may be closed, and we may worry...
Posted 03/20/2020

What To Expect: MS and Pregnancy

What To Expect: MS and Pregnancy

Women with MS can usually have safe, healthy pregnancies with the help of their neurologist and OB-GYN.Labor management and delivery for women with MS is similar to that of women without MS — although some women may require a cesarean section due...
Updated 06/15/2021

How to Enjoy the Holidays Despite MS

How to Enjoy the Holidays Despite MS

Living with multiple sclerosis (MS) may change your holidays, but you can still have enjoyable and meaningful celebrations. Although MS may make some holiday traditions challenging, it doesn't mean you can't enjoy connecting with friends and...
Posted 10/23/2019

Personal Relationships and Multiple Sclerosis

Personal Relationships and Multiple Sclerosis

It can be tough watching loved ones change through the years. For the friends and family of someone with multiple sclerosis (MS), reactions to diagnosis and disease course or progression can range from being confused or heartbroken to accepting...
Updated 04/08/2021
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