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Amy Manley
Amy Manley
May 17, 2019
Massage therapy for MS patients can be effective in decreasing stress and improving flexibility. Learn whether massages would be beneficial to you here.

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Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosis

Understanding the Diagnosis Process for Multiple Sclerosis

There is no single test that can determine if you have MS, but healthcare experts have various tools at hand to find a multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
by Abigail Budd on April 10, 2019
Vaccinations With MS

What You Need to Know About Getting Vaccinations With MS

There are many recommendations about which vaccinations are safe and ones to avoid if you have MS. Learn more about getting vaccinations with MS here.
by Abigail Budd on March 13, 2019
A woman scratching her arm

Tips for Alleviating Itchy Skin With Multiple Sclerosis

There are several connections between MS and itchy skin. While it is common, there are many things you can do to help alleviate your itchy skin.
by Brenda Vanta on February 28, 2019
Kaleidoscope Vision and Multiple Sclerosis

How Common Is Kaleidoscopic Vision in People With MS?

Many people with multiple sclerosis report visual changes such as kaleidoscope vision. Learn more about this type of MS visual disturbance here.
by Erica Wilson on February 20, 2019
Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors

Six Possible Risk Factors for Multiple Sclerosis

While the possible causes of multiple sclerosis aren't fully understood, scientists have some theories about multiple sclerosis risk factors.
by Abigail Budd on February 5, 2019
MS Hug

What Is the MS Hug and How Do You Treat It?

The pain known as the MS hug is fairly common among sufferers, although the sensation can vary significantly, making it difficult to track and treat.
by Erica Wilson on January 29, 2019
MS and the Flu

How to Handle MS and the Flu

Catching the flu isn't fun for anyone. If you wish to reduce your risk of getting the flu with MS, check out Abigail's MS and the flu prevention tips.
by Abigail Budd on January 3, 2019
MS Joint Pain

What Can Be Done to Help Joint Pain?

MS joint pain is very common in the knees and hips and is usually caused by bad posture and compensating for bits of us that don’t work the way they should.
by Abigail Budd on December 27, 2018
MS Bladder Problems

The Connection Between MS and Bladder Problems

Bladder problems affect around 80% of people with multiple sclerosis. Learn about the most common MS bladder problems and what you can do about them here.
by Amy Manley and Brenda Vanta on December 10, 2018
MS Back Pain

How to Treat Back Pain With MS

There are a number of factors that can contribute to MS back pain, and as a result, there are several treatment options to help relieve the symptoms.
by Patricia Bratianu on November 28, 2018
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