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MS Then and Now: 40 Years of Improvements

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 by MS HOPE Staff
Category: About MS, Living a Healthy Life, Managing MS, MS Resources

I have been a nurse since the early 1970s. In one of my medical/surgical nursing courses, I vaguely remember hearing about neuromuscular diseases such as multiple sclerosis (MS), muscular dystrophy (MD), and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and the special…

Two Years with MS and Still Going Strong

Posted on: April 15th, 2014 by Erica Daher
Category: About MS, Inspiration & Motivation, Managing MS, MS Silver Linings, Stories of Hope

I’m reminded of how lucky I am that I feel good most days, even with MS, but part of me wants to scream, “MS, you motherf*@^&#, go back into hiding! You’re close to ruining a perfectly good vacation with my family. Legs, go back to Soul-Cycle mode — my…

MS Resources: BETASERON® Financial Assistance Program

Posted on: April 9th, 2014 by Kristin Zimmermann
Category: About MS, Health News, Managing MS, MS Resources, MS Treatments

Do you qualify for a year of free BETASERON® MS treatment?

Cool MS News: Students Build Voice-Recognition Device for Disabled

Posted on: February 3rd, 2014 by Kristin Zimmermann
Category: Health News, Inspiration & Motivation, Managing MS, MS News, MS Silver Linings, Stories of Hope

Two MIT students built a game-changing assistive device for $100 to help a guy with MS and pretty much restored my faith in humanity…

Our No Resolutions Solution…

Posted on: January 3rd, 2014 by admin
Category: Inspiration & Motivation, Living a Healthy Life, Managing MS

Resolutions, schmesolutions! Instead of setting unattainable goals and giving up before we start, we asked our good friend Lynn, acupuncturist, health coach, and all-around lovely person, to give us a list of her best tips, tricks, and words of wisdom for living well.

To Pee or Not to Pee: A Continuing Tale of MS and UTI

Posted on: December 17th, 2013 by admin
Category: Managing MS

The quest to find an answer for my repeated urinary tract infections changes quickly. As I started writing “To Pee, or Not to Pee, Part II,” I was still hopeful that an infectious-disease specialist I was scheduled to see would be able to get these things under control. He was up at bat within two […]

Making The Holidays Healthier

Posted on: November 20th, 2013 by admin
Category: Inspiration & Motivation, Living a Healthy Life, Managing MS

If you’re like us, you might need a little help staying focused on good health over the holidays — so here are some great, simple tips!

Want to Learn More About MS?

Posted on: October 23rd, 2013 by Kristin Zimmermann
Category: Managing MS, MS News

MS HOPE Foundation is proud to have been invited to the Judith Jaffe Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care & Research Center’s inaugural MS informational event: “Conversations About Multiple Sclerosis.” And you’re invited, too!

Peeing in Public: A Tale of MS and UTI

Posted on: October 22nd, 2013 by admin
Category: Managing MS

To pee or not to pee? Or where to pee? Or how to pee? Do I pee my pants, effectively ending my day before it’s begun? Or do I walk to the end of the…

Finding The Right MS Treatment

Posted on: October 1st, 2013 by Erica Daher
Category: Health News, Managing MS

When I was diagnosed with MS last April, I was given three treatment options: A daily injection, a pregnancy-category-X drug, and a monthly infusion.