Author Archives: Wendy Henderson

MS Helpline Provides Vital Support Service

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NboWpTGhwGA In this video, the MS Society talks about the important service its helpline provides. The U.K.-based charity recognizes the need for a point of contact for multiple sclerosis patients to express their concerns and worries to a friendly voice over the phone or someone who can quickly respond…

Using Apple Cider Vinegar to Relieve MS Itching

Internet vlogger, Dulci Hill, regularly talks about multiple sclerosis and how it affects everyday life, offering tips on how to cope with symptoms and manage the condition. In this video, she explains how multiple sclerosis can bring about profound itching, called pruritus. Discover eight lesser-known symptoms of…

Multiple Sclerosis and Mobility Issues

When diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), many patients worry they’ll need to use a wheelchair. However, many won’t experience severe disability and will not require any mobility aids. Those who do will benefit from the independence and freedom they provide. Find out how the Rewalk Program is helping…

Multiple Sclerosis and Fatigue

In this video from the MS Society, several multiple sclerosis patients talk about fatigue and how it has affected them since their diagnosis. They also share advice on how to stay on top of it. Discover 11 common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.  The patients from the U.K.

7 Multiple Sclerosis-Friendly Recipes

Eating well when you have multiple sclerosis is essential, it will help improve your overall health and better manage your symptoms. We’ve compiled a list of seven nutritious dinner recipes that are multiple sclerosis-friendly and very tasty. Tuna Fish Cakes Tuna is a great source of omega-3 and a great…

Paul’s Journey With Multiple Sclerosis

In this video from My Journey with MS, Paul Baxter talks about some of the tests he had to undergo to be diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Myelin may hold the raw material for immunizing MS patients against demyelination. Find out more. After going to his doctors…

Explaining Lemtrada for Multiple Sclerosis

This video from Mallory Schuplin shares a little bit about the multiple sclerosis treatment Lemtrada and what happens before a patient starts the treatment. Lemtrada targets circulating innate immune cells in RRMS patients. Find out more.  Multiple sclerosis patient Molly explains how when she relapsed badly over the…

Working Out With Multiple Sclerosis

In this film from MS Get Involved, Kerrie Newton talks about her exercise regimen and how important it is to her. She explains that exercising each day allows her to be able to stand for short periods and how it makes her feel better emotionally and helps with…

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

In this short video from the Multiple Sclerosis Society of New Zealand, multiple sclerosis patients talk about the disease and what it means to them. Discover five useful food hacks for people with multiple sclerosis. The film explains that multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic autoimmune disease which…

Women’s Health Issues With Multiple Sclerosis

In this video from MS Views and News, Patricia Pagnotta, ARNP, MSN, CNRN, MSCN, talks about wellness, nutrition and women’s symptoms and issues living with multiple sclerosis (MS) from the MS Center of Great Orlando, Florida. Men and women seen to differ in genetic susceptibility and its progression a…

Thriving With Multiple Sclerosis

In this video from London Real, host Brian Rose interviews Kaz Aston, a disability rights campaigner and fundraiser for multiple sclerosis charities who lives in Berkshire, England. Find out about Aaron Solowonliuk, drummer of the band Billy Talent and the work he has done to highlight MS in…

Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis

https://vimeo.com/185337020 In this Information Television Network video, the Healthy Body, Healthy Mind series focuses on multiple sclerosis. Read about eight lesser-known symptoms of multiple sclerosis here. Dr. Scott McFarland explains that multiple sclerosis patients will experience the disease differently, with some living full lives, but others find…

Living With MS: Switching Medications

In this video, Lauren Parrot vlogs about multiple sclerosis and her fears about switching her medication from Tysabri to Ocrelizumab. First potential therapy for primary progressive MS, Ocrelizumab, under priority review by the FDA. Read more. Lauren’s been taking Tysabri for almost nine years and has been advised…

MS Stories: I Am Viable

This Viable Film is all about Aaron Solowonliuk, the drummer in the rock band Billy Talent, and his “#IAmViable” message. Check out some awesome tattoos inspired by multiple sclerosis. Aaron was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1997 at just 24 years old. Frustrated with the lack of support…

Multiple Sclerosis and Relationships

Young people with multiple sclerosis (MS) are often afraid of having intimate relationships because of their condition. Discover how to better manage you MS on a day-to-day basis here.  This film from emspvideos focuses on multiple sclerosis and relationships and explores how people with MS are often…

MS Stories: Tim’s Journey to Walk Again

In this video made by Jack Barton, we meet Tim, Jack’s father. Tim was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis eight years ago and has to undergo monthly intravenous treatments to keep his MS stable. He talks about coming to terms with the disease, how the diagnosis affected his family, how…

Disclosing Your MS to Friends and Family

We understand how difficult it is to tell your family, friends and co-workers that you have multiple sclerosis. This film from emspvideos focuses on multiple sclerosis and relationships and explores how people with MS are often reluctant to tell people that they have been diagnosed with the disease.

Advances in Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation

In this MS Research Australia film, Dr. Elizabeth McDonald discusses the advances made in multiple sclerosis rehabilitation. Read our nine tips to help you  self-manage your MS symptoms. Dr. McDonald talks about the problems MS patients face and how far rehabilitation has come and how it encompasses…

New Spin on Wheelchair Dancing

In this video from the Huffington Post’s Facebook page, we get to meet dancer Chelsie Hill. Paralyzed in a major car accident, Hill is dancing again — on four wheels. Read our nine tips to help you self-manage your multiple sclerosis. Click here. Chelsie says that her true…

Everyday Life with Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a degenerative neurological disease that attacks the central nervous system. Symptoms vary considerably between patients, depending on the severity and where in the central nervous system that the attacks occur. Although there is currently no cure for MS, treatments exist to help with symptoms and lower the frequency of…

MS Martial Arts: Battle B-neath the Surface

Multiple sclerosis is a progressive neurological disease that develops when the myelin in the central nervous system is attacked, leading to a range of symptoms including mobility problems, numbness, vision problems, pain, and fatigue. Learn more about the different symptoms of multiple sclerosis here. In this Roche video…

Introducing MS Unites: The Website’s History

Barely a year old, MS Unites formed in August 2015. What started off as a website for people in western New York state very quickly became a global website for patients, caregivers, researchers, doctors and universities to pool their expertise. Read about eight lesser-known symptoms of multiple…

New Drug Reducing Progression of Primary Progressive MS

In this video from the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus, Dr. Xavier Montalbán talks about the Phase 3 international study of a new drug developed by Roche called ocrelizumab.  The clinical trials have shown that patients with primary progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) see a reduction of clinical progression…

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