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What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS), like?

What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS), like? I see the question “how do you explain MS to others?” frequently in MS social media support groups. If the information is needed to tell adult loved ones then the suggestion to take the loved one to their next MS neurologist appointment is given. There are usually a few… Continue reading What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS), like?

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Rollator, the new paper clip?

Rollators are a mobility device. They are a step up from canes for providing stability. For people with stamina issues a rollator with a seat provides a place to sit and rest also. I have used a rollator with a seat for about 2 years for these reasons. I have also found the rollator useful… Continue reading Rollator, the new paper clip?

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Going Gluten Free? 

Are you planning or considering changing your diet to be gluten free?  One of the first questions newly diagnosed MS patients ask is "do I need to follow a special diet?" Gluten free or a diet that requires gluten free is a popular response. I became gluten free and this is what it is like… Continue reading Going Gluten Free? 

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My Multiple Sclerosis(MS) and Me, part 3

Road To Diagnosis I am not a trained medical professional. I am an MS patient, Snowflake, Warrior, and a self proclaimed Gladiator. The path to a MS diagnosis is as varied as there are MS Snowflake Warriors. It will depend on the presenting symptoms, the types of medical professional help sought, and the skills of… Continue reading My Multiple Sclerosis(MS) and Me, part 3

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Me, part 2 

I am not a trained medical professional. I am a person with Multiple Sclerosis. A MS Gladiator. I left off last time saying enough snowflakes can create an avalanche of force against MS. You see, MS Snowflakes are also known as MS Warriors. We frequently call each other Warrior Strong. Strong Warriors are needed to… Continue reading Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Me, part 2 

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Multiple Sclerosis(MS) and Me

I am not a trained medical professional. I am a person with Multiple Sclerosis. A chronic disease patient. A Snowflake. Multiple Sclerosis, MS, is an autoimmune disease. Which means the body’s immune system is attacking the host’s body. Attack of the body snatchers? Seems like it, but this is not science fiction. No hero will come… Continue reading Multiple Sclerosis(MS) and Me