Types of MS

Doctors divide the symptoms into three groups: primary, secondary, and tertiary. Primary symptoms come from damage to the protective sheath around the nerves in your spine or brain. The damage is called demyelination. It causes scarring, which makes it harder for signals to travel between the brain and the body. This process can lead to bladder […]

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Game, set, relapse!

“In short, if I’d have to sell myself with these words, I still wouldn’t receive a Booker prize. I could post “Another MS Relapse” award on the fireplace mantel, but they’re just a waste of space. I thought of referring to a relapse as something you just have to get your teeth in, but I don’t want to steal Luis Suárez’s limelight.”

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Relentless relapse

Why? A relapse decided to visit me. I pretended it wasn’t there. Until this morning.

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MS Symptoms

Note: I am not a medical professional nor do I intend to provide any medical advice to anyone. Please see your family doctor or neurologist if you have any health care concerns. My intention is to provide accurate information from the perspective of an informed patient. Note: As an MS patient you can experience several […]

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MS Medication

Please consult with your neurologist, MS nurse or GP if you feel your medication is not working as well as you had hoped. I am not a medical professional nor do I intend to provide any medical advice to anyone. Please see your family doctor or neurologist if you have any health care concerns. My […]

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Relapse!

Yesterday I received an email from the Daily Post at WordPress that said ‘Competition: What activity, task, or game most brings out your competitive streak?’ Activity: having multiple sclerosis. Task: not going to bed when my body screams to should stop doing what I’m doing and make a triple Salchow backwards to land myself under […]

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MS Awareness Week 2013

MS Awareness Week from Monday, March 11 2013 to Sunday, March 17th 2013. Tell us why you connect on: http://www.msconnection.org/ © Willeke Van Eeckhoutte and Ireland, Multiple Sclerosis & Me, 2011-2013. Unauthorised use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, […]

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