Health

Is physical exercise good for me

Is physical exercise good for me

I believe that exercise is good for me and essential to having a good quality of life even despIte suffering from aDVANCED ms MS. It is an excellent activity to re-connect the mind and body before or after a long day of stress. My MS stops aerobic exercise, getting all hot and sweaty. Even just […]

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Ways to Help Cope with an MS Diagnosis

Ways to Help Cope with an MS Diagnosis

A guest post from Dizzy and the Dinosaurs. You can visit the blog at dinosaursdonkeysandms.com Ways to Help Cope with an MS Diagnosis It was nearly four years ago that I was diagnosed with MS. And for me it was rather a shock. Before I started acquiring my weird collection of symptoms (have buzzy feet, seeing […]

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FCAROLYN silk eye patch

FCAROLYN silk eye patch

Double vision is possibly my biggest hidden disability. In April 2015 it reached a critical point. My optician could no longer correct the problem using prisms in my glasses.  I recently discovered the FCAROLYN Eye Patch. I think the FCAROLYN silk eye patch is such a good solution for double vision. FCAROLYN silk eye patch […]

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Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Advice

Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Advice

I have been following blogs and visiting MS forums recently. Yup these have all been MS related, no surprises there. There was one startling conclusion that I have come to. People seem happy to live with their problems and reluctant to talk to MS specialists. MS sufferers need to find someone who can give Multiple […]

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Wobble Cushion

Wobble Cushion

I bought a Wobble Cushion in 2012. My balance was much better then than it is now in 2016 multiple sclerosis has killed off my walking and sense of balance.. Nowadays I cannot walk unaided. So what is a wobble cushion? The best description is to imagine a rubber cushion filled with air and it is made […]

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One Way Flextendable Drinking Straws

One Way Flextendable Drinking Straws

One Way Flextendable Drinking Straws This is a pack of 15 flexible drinking straws, they can be made longer and have a one-way valve. One Way Flextendable Drinking Straws These long flexible drinking straws have one big advantage, the liquid stays in the straw when you stop sucking. There is a valve in the base which […]

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I Wear an Eye Patch Because I have Double Vision

I Wear an Eye Patch Because I have Double Vision

I wear an Eye Patch because I have double vision. Double vision, led to my diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in 1994. Double vision did not become a serious problem for me until about 2012. I had double vision before then but prisms in my glasses were always able to eliminate the problem. The double vision can no […]

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Lucy Bee Extra Virgin Raw Organic Coconut Oil

Lucy Bee Extra Virgin Raw Organic Coconut Oil

Why am I reviewing Lucy Bee Extra Virgin Organic Coconut Oil. It has incredible properties and it is very healthy. It is extremely versatile. Coconut oil is a natural oil that will benefit the body in many ways. Coconut oil is made from the flesh of the coconut. Find out how it is made read this […]

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A Healthy Life

A Healthy Life

Everyone says how important it is to stay healthy. Do I hear you say ‘How can I be healthy when I’ve got a disability?’ Disabled does not mean unhealthy As a general rule, if you lead a healthy life then you are looking after yourself and your disability at the same time.  Here are some […]

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Plan B

Plan B

Plan A & Plan B I nearly always plan out what I’m going to do, that’s plan A, then occasionally I think about plan B. Plan A & Plan B What to do in an emergency, its obvious but surprising how often I forget about it. I get halfway through the day, sit down and […]

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Braun Rechargeable Toothbrush

Braun Rechargeable Toothbrush

Multiple Sclerosis makes it difficult to hold a toothbrush and clean my teeth. I have used a Braun rechargeable toothbrush for several years. I find it so much simpler and easier to use. An electric toothbrush will clean your teeth and it removes plaque more easily than a manual one.  There are so many reasons to […]

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SAD Light Box

SAD Light Box

Seasonal Affective Disorder – Light Therapy Lamp This SAD light emits 10,000 Lux* Start your Seasonal Affective Disorder treatment with a Light  Therapy Lamp It is as easy as flicking a switch. You should start to feel a benefit within 7-10 days of using a SAD Light. It improves your mood. It brightens the space […]

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Step Counter

Step Counter

Omron HJ005 Step Counter is useful if you are physically disabled but mobile and want to know how active you are. The Omron step counter keeps a record of the number of steps you walk.  Regular exercise is important, not just to be physically fit, using your muscles will keep keep your bones strong. Exercise […]

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Portable Simulated Daylight Box

Portable Simulated Daylight Box

A Portable Simulated Daylight Box is a fantastic device. It brings near daylight into your work area. It is a perfect tonic for those grey winter days. It brightens the space around the daylight box making it so much easier to work or read. Very useful especially when there is no sunlight or the sun […]

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Aidapt Beaumont Leg Rest

Aidapt Beaumont Leg Rest

Aidapt Beaumont Leg Rest is a smart and stylish foot rest. Use it when your feet feel tired. Its sturdy with the benefit of variable height adjustment between 38.5 cm and 53.5 cm Put your feet up in comfort and relax so you can enjoy a rest at any time of the day. It can […]

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Paralympic Games legacy

Paralympic Games legacy

Almost 9 out of 10 sports clubs saw no change in the number of people with disabilities joining their ranks after the London Games. Paralympic Games legacy The Sport and Recreation alliance have discovered that 86% of clubs said they had noticed no change in the number of enquiries they had received from people with […]

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Men’s Talking Wrist Watch

Men’s Talking Wrist Watch

Just recently I was out with a group of blind people3 and I asked one of them the time. Instead of reading the time from their wrist watch they listened to their wrist watch. When a button is pressed the time is said, in other words its a Men’s Talking Wrist Watch. Pressing the other […]

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Pedal Exercise With Digital Display

Pedal Exercise With Digital Display

If you cannot get outside then use the Pedal Exercise With Digital Display to take regular exercise in the house. Taking exercise is really really important It is an easy way to gently exercise your legs or arms. The resistance from the pedals can be adjusted to increase or decrease the effort required.It folds for […]

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Pill Press

Pill Press

PillPress,or Pill Remover for Blister Packs,  is a very handy device when you have to remove pills from a blister pack. It comes in a Pack of 3 Over 90% of all pills sold over the counter and by prescription are now dispensed in Foil Blister Packs. PillPress,or Pill Remover for Blister Packs, is a […]

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Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 Diabetes

I saw a tweet about spotting the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes and how you could save a child’s life. Are you Type 1 diabetes aware? Probably not, the symptoms are difficult to spot. If in doubt get a blood test, very simple and a possible life saver  Type 1 diabetes It is a Long […]

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Vitamin D3

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D, its the sunshine vitamin.and has several important functions. Among other things it regulates the amount of calcium and phosphate in your body. These nutrients are needed to give you stronger bones and help to keep your teeth healthy. Click here to buy Vitamin D3, 5000 IU, Softgels Why not read the article Could Vitamin D […]

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Wrist weights help my balance

Wrist weights help my balance

My sense of balance has been steadily getting worse, multiple sclerosis is the culprit. What can I do to reduce the rate of deterioration? I’m sure exercise, particularly walking, helps me to have good balance. Wrist Weights help my balance and I did not realise how much I use my balance until I started to lose it. […]

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