MS Emotions

Its a difficult to identify this as a group. It is close to other ones within the MS Articles group but I think it is separate.

It is an emotional rollercoaster disease. You have to learn to live with it, put on a brave face. Even learn to keep it under wraps

Imagine life without multiple sclerosis

Imagine life without multiple sclerosis

Sometimes I like to play a simple mental game. Picture myself going up a flight of stairs. Maybe I can see myself walking to the shops and then carry the shopping back home. Drive the car instead of using the bus. I can still visualize myself striding out for a walk with the dog, not […]

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Why multiple sclerosis makes me anxious

Why multiple sclerosis makes me anxious

Multiple sclerosis is a scary disease. It’s progressive and unpredictable.  As it progresses you become less capable of undertaking physical activities. You are very aware of its progress. It is no great surprise that sufferers are apprehensive of what the future holds for them. This uncertainty is often the cause of stress and anxiety. Why […]

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Look Forward And Not Look Back

Look Forward And Not Look Back

Are you a person who will look forward and not look back? Do you try to move forward and take on new challenges? Alternatively are you a person who wants to keep hold of the past and not let go of it? Technology is moving forward very quickly but I am not talking about that. […]

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Social impact of multiple sclerosis

Social impact of multiple sclerosis

MS can bring families together, but is equally capable of tearing relationships apart. The consequences of MS are very variable as well as being indiscriminate and destructive. People want to be sociable We all want an enjoyable social life. That could be going out and enjoying a drink or dinner with friends, going shopping or […]

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MS Awareness

MS Awareness

Multiple Sclerosis, so many people know the words but they are unaware how MS affects a person? So many people do not know the impact this disease has upon people’s lives. It usually strikes when you are young and your life is in front of you. Worst of all, it is a progressive disease. The […]

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The invisible disease

The invisible disease

Multiple Sclerosis the disease is now a part of me. It first affected me in 1972 but who could say what it was when it first arrived and began to infect me. I had no idea that there was anuthing wrong with me When I was younger I used to play rugby at school, run […]

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Staring Into Space

Staring Into Space

‘Hey you, stop staring into space’. How many times did the teacher at school say that? Your imagination was away in the clouds and you had switched-off completely. When the moment came you could always switch-on again and be back to a fully functioning person Now you lose the plot Now when you catch yourself […]

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Disabled and Housebound

Disabled and Housebound

Disabled and housebound, are these two separate problems? They can be mutually exclusive but much worse, you could be both disabled and housebound. I will discuss 5 ways to help you survive being housebound, I will throw in physical disability for good measure. There are times when the walls feel like they are closing in […]

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Partially sighted

Partially sighted

Its June 2012, a friend of my wife stayed with us for the weekend. She was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 1984, recently she had a relapse and is almost blind. MS was a double tragedy She has very poor vision. in fact it is very limited peripheral vision. The loss of sight took place […]

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