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Cold Weather and Multiple Sclerosis

From about.com

I feel great in cold weather. The colder, the better, in fact. After suffering through summer heat and MS heat intolerance, I feel like a superhero when the temperature drops - I have more energy, my numbness goes away and I actually wake up refreshed on some mornings.

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over 3 years
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Effect of Age on Multiple Sclerosis Prognosis

From about.com

While multiple sclerosis prognosis is very difficult on an individual basis, some research is showing that it may be that people who are diagnosed with MS at a younger age take longer to accumulate disability, but still become disabled at younger age than those diagnosed later in life.

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over 3 years
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Well, that's embarrassing - MultipleSclerosis.net

From multiplesclerosis.net

I know this title is confusing, but what can I say… it can relate to a lot. We all know that MS can cause some not so pleasant symptoms that are embarrassing to discuss, or even want to deal with. While I haven't had the pleasure ( heavy sarcasm) in…

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over 3 years
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Overcoming Secondary Progressive MS Is Possible " Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis

From overcomingmultiplesclerosis.org

Overcoming Secondary Progressive MS Is Possible I am a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine in Iowa City, Iowa, U.S.A., where I teach internal medicine residents in their primary care clinics. I also do clinical research and have published over 60 peer-reviewed scientific…

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over 3 years
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MS and Balance - NewLifeOutlook | Multiple Sclerosis

From newlifeoutlook.com

Multiple sclerosis can throw you off balance, making getting around a challenge. Taking part in regular physical activity is an important part of maintaining your health, and also helps to improve and maintain your level of balance. Working on improving your balance regularly through simple home workouts will increase your…

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over 3 years
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How Do Relapses Impact Disability?

From about.com

The symptoms that accompany a multiple sclerosis (MS) relapse are usually dramatic and debilitating - I have completely lost vision in one eye with optic neuritis, I have gone from being able to walk quickly to having to clutch furniture or another person to get across the room, and…

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over 3 years
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LUTS Talk: MS and Urinary Problems - MultipleSclerosis.net

From multiplesclerosis.net

Yes, I know all too well how embarrassing it can be to talk about some of our MS symptoms - I've even denied having some of them. When I was first being worked up for my diagnosis, the MS specialist asked if I had any problems with urinary incontinence.

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over 3 years
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Lifescript.com: Healthy Living for Women

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Fitness, health tips, recipes, relationships, expert tips, medical breakthroughs, and more — We're Health, with Heart

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over 3 years
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Comparing Patient Assistance Programs for Multiple Sclerosis Medication

From healthline.com

Prescription medications can be very expensive - especially if you're treating a chronic condition like multiple sclerosis (MS). However, help is available. A patient assistance program (PAP) is a money-saving plan developed by drug companies. It provides people with low- or no-cost prescription medication. Each PAP has its own standards…

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over 3 years
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The 3 Types of Pain in Multiple Sclerosis

From about.com

Updated August 20, 2015. Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be very painful. In fact, for many of us with MS, it is difficult to believe that as recently as the 1980s, MS was considered a painless condition.

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