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Accepting a diagnosis of MS

Videos and webinars
Accepting a diagnosis of MS can be difficult. In this webinar from MS Ireland, Mark Mulrooney, Clinical Neuropsychologist, discusses coming…
ORGANISATION:
MS Ireland
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English

What is it with hormones and MS?

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Australia’s annual Women’s Health Week is a great reminder to take time out to check in on your health and…
ORGANISATION:
MS Australia
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English

Ask an MS expert: MS throughout Life Stages

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This program will look at special considerations for managing MS throughout many stages of life, including pediatric MS, pregnancy and…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English

Kids Get MS, too

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Discover what it’s like to navigate a diagnosis of pediatric MS as you explore stories of children, teens, parents, and…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English, German, French, Italian

Written resources

Plaintalk: A Booklet about MS for Families

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MS affects not only the individuals with MS, but also their family members and friends. Plaintalk explores some of the…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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Tell me about MS: For parents

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One of the most important challenges for parents with MS is helping their children understand the disease and its variable…
ORGANISATION:
Esclerosis Múltiple España
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Spanish

Tell me about MS: For kids

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One of the most important challenges for parents with MS is helping their children understand the disease and its variable…
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Esclerosis Múltiple España
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Spanish

Someone you know has MS: A book for families

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A story about Michael and his family explains MS and explores children’s fears and concerns. For children, 5-12. Note to parents:…
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National MS Society USA
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Keep S’Myelin: An activity book about MS for kids

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The Keep S’myelin Activity Book is a 28-page colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring interactive publication to help children and their…
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MS Society of Canada, National MS Society USA
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Pediatric MS and other demyelinating disorders in childhood

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Current understanding, diagnosis and management The International Pediatric MS Study Group have written a series of articles, highlighting the advances,…
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MSIF
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Ageing with MS

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Published in 2015, this issue of MS in focus magazine is focused on ageing with MS. At the time of…
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MSIF
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Bladder and Bowel

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This issue of MS in focus is dedicated to elimination dysfunction; that is, bladder and bowel problems. Often these two…
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MSIF
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Information, Technology and MS

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This edition of MS in focus is about information: where to find it, how to use it to be empowered,…
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MSIF
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Childhood MS: a guide for parents

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MS is usually thought of as an adult condition, but children and teenagers can also develop it. If your child…
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MSIF
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MS and cognition

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It was only in the 1970’s that researchers began studying the neuropsychological aspects of MS using healthy control groups for…
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MSIF
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Young People with MS

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This issue of MS in Focus targets adults between 18 and 35 years of age, but the issues may apply…
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MSIF
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Is It MS?

Written resources
MS is a disease surrounded by questions. From the first disturbing symptom, through to the process of confirming (or not)…
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MSIF
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MS and Fatigue

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Fatigue is still one of the most common symptoms for people with MS, and unfortunately, still one of the most…
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MSIF
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Pharmacological treatments in MS

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The fact that pharmacological options now exist for some people with MS means they need to be increasingly more informed…
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MSIF
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Research in MS

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In this issue of MS in focus, our aim is to provide a comprehensive presentation of how scientifically valid research…
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MSIF
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Employment and MS

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Work provides opportunities for maintaining or sometimes improving one’s standard of living, for forming new relationships, for learning new things,…
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MSIF
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Global Economic Impact of MS

Written resources
To help raise awareness of the high global costs of MS, this literature review provides international data that are useful…
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MSIF
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Tremor and ataxia in MS

Written resources
Tremor and ataxia are both symptoms of MS that impact movement. Tremor is described as an unintentional, rhythmic, muscle movement…
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MSIF
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Disease courses in MS

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This issue of MS in focus provides detailed descriptions of the various types of MS and how each is diagnosed…
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MSIF
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Stem cells and Remyelination in MS

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This issue focus’ on stem cells and remyelination in MS. Understanding research involving stem cells is complicated. In this issue…
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MSIF
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Spasticity in MS

Written resources
Spasticity is an inadequately acknowledged but extremely common symptom related to MS. It is estimated that as many as 85…
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MSIF
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Caregiving and MS

Written resources
Today, in many countries, the term carer or caregiver has a broad meaning. Voluntary carers can be family members, friends…
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MSIF
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Pain and MS

Written resources
Pain is a common symptom in MS. Those who experience pain feel its effects on their daily life activities, such…
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MSIF
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Rehabilitation

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Multiple sclerosis is a complex neurological disease that manifests itself in diverse, often co-existing symptoms that affect a person’s mobility…
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MSIF
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Genetics and hereditary aspects of MS

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Genes and MS is a complicated topic and is relevant for many people with MS and their families. Although the…
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MSIF
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Healthy Living

Written resources
Healthy living is the topic of this issue of MS in Focus. For people with MS, healthy living can have…
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MSIF
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Intimacy and Sexuality

Written resources
Sexuality and intimate relationships are a significant part of life and well-being. For most people, sexuality and its expression are…
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MSIF
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Seven principles to improve quality of life with MS

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In 2005, we published a set of principles – a kind of “gold standard” –  setting out what any person with…
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MSIF
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Special Focus on the Family

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Learning to cope with a chronic illness such as multiple sclerosis is not only a challenge for the person who…
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MSIF
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