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Videos, webinars and podcasts

Breathing exercise tips for MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
All people living with MS can benefit from adding breathing exercises into their regular wellness routine. Relaxation techniques can reduce…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Ask an MS Expert: Living well with progressive MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this webinar, Dr. Daniel Ontaneda discusses effective strategies for living well with progressive MS and advances in progressive MS…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English, Spanish

Wellness through exercise and lifestyle physical activity

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Everyone living with MS can and should stay active. Learn strategies to make it work for you. Staying active is…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English, Spanish

Ask an MS Expert: Boosting your immune system

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Identify strategies and break down barriers to reach your wellness goals. Wellness is important for people living with MS. This…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Getting started with your healthy lifestyle

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Identify strategies and break down barriers to reach your wellness goals. Wellness is important for people living with MS. This…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English, Spanish

Exercise and MS podcast

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Exercise is important for everyone, especially for people with MS. It can have benefits for symptom management and recent research…
ORGANISATION:
MS Australia
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English

Improve your sleep podcast

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Many people living with MS struggle to sleep well for a variety of reasons. This podcast explores the importance of…
ORGANISATION:
MS Australia
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English

Sharing tips for life with MS – World MS Day 2017

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Do you have any solutions to help with the challenges of living your life with MS? In this video, made…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
Languages available
English, French, Portuguese, Spanish, Arabic

Connecting with family and friends

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Having a chronic illness, like MS, can leave you feeling lonely and isolated. This animation by MS Australia and MS…
ORGANISATION:
MS Australia, MS Research Australia
Languages available
English, Chinese, Greek, Indonesian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Italian

MS Mythbusters: ‘Exercise makes MS symptoms worse’

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Learn more about a common misconception in MS from this short video. In this episode, Dr Yvonne Learmonth busts the…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

MS Mythbusters: ‘Abnormal lipid levels can only be managed by medication’

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Learn more about a common misconception in MS from this short video. In this episode, Associate Professor Ingrid van der…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

MS Mythbusters: ‘All MS diets are safe’

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Learn more about a common misconception in MS from this short video. In this episode, Dr Lucinda Black busts the…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

MS Mythbusters: ‘Heat and exercise can cause relapse’

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Learn more about a common misconception in MS from this short video. Many people with MS experience heat sensitivity and…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

Self-care tips: Set yourself a good morning routine

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this video on self-care – produced for World MS Day – Jessie Ace, provides advice on how to develop…
ORGANISATION:
MS Australia
Languages available
English

MS Tai chi (5)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Tai chi is a great way for people with MS to be active. It has a number of health advantages,…
ORGANISATION:
Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego
Languages available
Polish

MS Tai chi (4)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Tai chi is a great way for people with MS to be active. It has a number of health advantages,…
ORGANISATION:
Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego
Languages available
Polish

MS Tai chi (3)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Tai chi is a great way for people with MS to be active. It has a number of health advantages,…
ORGANISATION:
Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego
Languages available
Polish

MS Tai chi (2)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Tai chi is a great way for people with MS to be active. It has a number of health advantages,…
ORGANISATION:
Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego
Languages available
Polish

MS Tai chi (1)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Tai chi is a great way for people with MS to be active. It has a number of health advantages,…
ORGANISATION:
Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego
Languages available
Polish

Let’s move together: Exercise at home (Difficulty 3)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
This video shows exercises that people with MS can do at home in order to stay active. This third video…
ORGANISATION:
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla
Languages available
Italian

Let’s move together: Exercise at home (Difficulty 2)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
This video shows exercises that people with MS can do at home in order to stay active. This second video…
ORGANISATION:
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla
Languages available
Italian

Let’s move together: Exercise at home (Difficulty 1)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
This video shows exercises that people with MS can do at home in order to stay active. This first video…
ORGANISATION:
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla
Languages available
Italian

Falling solutions: how to prevent a fall

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Many falls occur at home, so it is important for people with MS to know how to manage their falls…
ORGANISATION:
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla
Languages available
Italian

At home with you: getting out of bed

Videos, webinars and podcasts
The transition from ‘lying down in bed’ to ‘sitting up on the bed’ is the first essential action to start…
ORGANISATION:
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla
Languages available
Italian

Aasana – Yoga therapy for MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
This video walks you through a series of seated movements and breathing exercises tailored towards the flexibility of your spine.…
ORGANISATION:
Multiple Sclerosis Society of India
Languages available
English

Pranayama – Yogic breathing for MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Yoga is a valuable therapy to complement medications. The tools are very adaptable and can help you in many areas…
ORGANISATION:
Multiple Sclerosis Society of India
Languages available
English

Knowledge is power: Treating yourself well

Videos, webinars and podcasts
MS is only a part of your total health. As well as medicine, there are a number of ways to…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Ask an MS Expert: Diet and MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
While there is no special ‘MS diet’, a healthy diet is an important complement to your MS treatment plan to…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Ask an MS Expert: Exercise interventions in MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
It is well documented that exercise and physical activity are essential to general health and well-being. So, it comes as…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Top tips for brain health

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this video Dr Niall Pender, a clinical neuropsychologist, sat down to discuss MS & cognition. Watch the video to…
ORGANISATION:
MS Ireland
Languages available
English

MS life hacks (video)

Videos, webinars and podcasts
From organising your medication in a pill box to opening jars with duct tape, in this video people with MS…
ORGANISATION:
MS Ireland
Languages available
English

Exercise & MS webinar

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Exercise plays an important role in maintaining health. In this webinar from MS Ireland, Maria Keogh – Chartered Physiotherapist –…
ORGANISATION:
MS Ireland
Languages available
English

EMSP ‘Keep moving with MS’ exercise programme – introduction

Videos, webinars and podcasts
During the pandemic the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform teamed up with MoveToSport to develop a varied home exercise programme for…
ORGANISATION:
European Multiple Sclerosis Platform
Languages available
English, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish, Dutch

Strength exercises for the lower body and balance

Videos, webinars and podcasts
During the pandemic the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform teamed up with MoveToSport to develop a varied home exercise programme for…
ORGANISATION:
European Multiple Sclerosis Platform
Languages available
English, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish, Dutch

Flexibility and stability exercises on the mat

Videos, webinars and podcasts
During the pandemic the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform teamed up with MoveToSport to develop a varied home exercise programme for…
ORGANISATION:
European Multiple Sclerosis Platform
Languages available
English, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish, Dutch

Flexibility and strength exercises with a walker

Videos, webinars and podcasts
During the pandemic the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform teamed up with MoveToSport to develop a varied home exercise programme for…
ORGANISATION:
European Multiple Sclerosis Platform
Languages available
English, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish, Dutch

Flexibility and strength exercises for the upper body

Videos, webinars and podcasts
During the pandemic the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform teamed up with MoveToSport to develop a varied home exercise programme for…
ORGANISATION:
European Multiple Sclerosis Platform
Languages available
English, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish, Dutch

Breathing and relaxation exercises

Videos, webinars and podcasts
During the pandemic the European Multiple Sclerosis Platform teamed up with MoveToSport to develop a varied home exercise programme for…
ORGANISATION:
European Multiple Sclerosis Platform
Languages available
English, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Turkish, Dutch

Lifestyle Tips for Managing MS – Other Medical Conditions

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this series we take a closer look at nine lifestyle areas and how they may impact those living with…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

Lifestyle Tips for Managing MS – Smoking

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this series we take a closer look at nine lifestyle areas and how they may impact those living with…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

Lifestyle Tips for Managing MS – Physical Activity

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this series we take a closer look at nine lifestyle areas and how they may impact those living with…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

Lifestyle Tips for Managing MS – Diet

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this series we take a closer look at nine lifestyle areas and how they may impact those living with…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

Lifestyle Tips for Managing MS – Vitamin D and Sun Exposure

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this series we take a closer look at nine lifestyle areas and how they may impact those living with…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

Lifestyle Tips for Managing MS – Weight and Obesity

Videos, webinars and podcasts
In this series MS Research Australia take a closer look at nine lifestyle areas and how they may impact those…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
Languages available
English

Ask an MS expert: Living well with MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
When living with MS, wellness involves so much more than medication. It’s a complex system of a healthy diet, exercise,…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Ask an MS expert: Addressing the challenges of MS through resilience

Videos, webinars and podcasts
This week’s Ask an MS Expert webinar will discuss the secret to not just coping with MS, but thriving with…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Ask an MS expert: MS throughout Life Stages

Videos, webinars and podcasts
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
Languages available
English

Relaxation session for people with MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
For people with MS research indicates that practicing relaxation techniques can be beneficial in reducing fatigue and improving mood. However, to enjoy…
ORGANISATION:
Esclerosis Múltiple España
Languages available
Spanish

Physical activity: Exercises to do whilst seated

Videos, webinars and podcasts
This video demonstration teaches a number of seated exercises and stretches, and provides practical advice along the way. The presenter…
ORGANISATION:
Israel MS Society
Languages available
Arabic, English

Yoga sessions to practice at home

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Follow this video for yoga sessions to practice at home if you have MS. Master yoga instructor Dvir Yor takes…
ORGANISATION:
Israel MS Society
Languages available
English

Home based exercise for people with MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
It is harder for everyone right now to keep up with exercise regimes which may take place outside the home,…
ORGANISATION:
Israel MS Society
Languages available
English

Exercises to do while you’re seated

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Here you will find video exercises for people who use a wheelchair or who prefer to work out whilst sitting.…
ORGANISATION:
Scleroseforeningen
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Danish

Coping with Uncertainty of COVID-19

Videos, webinars and podcasts
This session gives practical advice and resilience strategies for coping with uncertainty, with a focus on the impact of COVID-19…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Low self-esteem and MS

Videos, webinars and podcasts
Having MS can affect self-esteem. There may be times when it’s difficult to do everything a person is used to…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
Languages available
English, Arabic, Dutch, Hebrew, Hindi, Polish, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, Telugu, Urdu

Written resources

Exercise and MS (information sheet)

Written resources
Exercise is very beneficial for people with MS. This information sheet gives a brief overview for people with MS considering…
ORGANISATION:
MS Australia
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English

Posture and movement: For caregivers of people with MS

Written resources
For people with MS symptoms such as fatigue and balance, may get in the way of maintaining good posture. For…
ORGANISATION:
UK MS Society
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English

Moving well with MS: For people with MS and their caregivers

Written resources
This booklet is for people with MS who are generally quite mobile. It provides information about the times they may…
ORGANISATION:
UK MS Society
Languages available
English

Stretching with a helper or caregiver

Written resources
Everyone with MS, regardless of your degree of ability, needs regular physical activity. This booklet focuses on showing your helper…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English

Stretching and range of motion for people with MS

Written resources
Everyone with MS, regardless of your degree of ability, needs regular physical activity. This booklet focuses on the basics to…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English, Spanish

How to take care of yourself and feel good

Written resources
This booklet aims to educate and empower people with MS to play an active role in their personal MS care.…
ORGANISATION:
Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego
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Polish

Nutrition and MS: What to eat to be as healthy as possible

Written resources
There are a number of daily habits that can improve your general health and quality of life when you have…
ORGANISATION:
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla
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Italian

Vitamins, minerals and herbs

Written resources
People with MS often consider using complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) as part of their efforts to live well and…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English

Exercise as part of everyday life

Written resources
Physical activity can be a regular part of staying healthy if you have MS. Regular exercise has a variety of…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English

Moving more with MS

Written resources
Keeping active is good for everyone, not just people with MS. It can help minimise loss of muscle strength and…
ORGANISATION:
UK MS Society
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English

Diet and nutrition

Written resources
Diet and nutrition can play a factor in managing your MS. This booklet looks at the evidence around nutrition and…
ORGANISATION:
UK MS Society
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English

Healthy nutrition with MS

Written resources
This booklet provides guidance on maintaining healthy nutrition within the context of MS. The booklet looks at nutritional science to…
ORGANISATION:
Österreichische Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft
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German

Going my own way: Independent living with MS

Written resources
This booklet provides information and suggestions on how to live independently with MS. The booklet aims to help empower people…
ORGANISATION:
Österreichische Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft
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German

MS: Yoga and meditation

Written resources
Yoga and meditation can have positive effects both physically and mentally. This booklet provides information about yoga and meditation as…
ORGANISATION:
Esclerosis Múltiple Argentina
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Spanish

How to prepare for travelling and holidays

Written resources
Holidays are a time to relax, re-charge your batteries and enjoy time with family and friends, for people with MS…
ORGANISATION:
Fondation pour l’Aide à la Recherche sur la Sclérose En Plaques
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French

Living with MS: for the newly diagnosed

Written resources
This booklet is aimed at newly diagnosed people with MS. It explains how many people with MS can live normal…
ORGANISATION:
Fondation pour l’Aide à la Recherche sur la Sclérose En Plaques
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French

Physical activity for people with MS

Written resources
Physical activity has lots of benefits, for people with and without MS. This booklet explains the benefits of exercise for…
ORGANISATION:
Fondation pour l’Aide à la Recherche sur la Sclérose En Plaques
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French

How to exercise safely with MS

Written resources
Exercise can help relieve the symptoms of MS, but it is very important to exercise carefully and not overdo it.…
ORGANISATION:
Greek Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Greek

Maximise your healthcare appointments

Written resources
Here are 10 strategies to help maximise your healthcare appointments that are not only relevant for people living with MS,…
ORGANISATION:
MS Australia
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English

Adapting Your Lifestyle: A Guide For People With MS

Written resources
Modifiable lifestyle factors are aspects of life that can influence MS disease progression and disability, for example diet, exercise, gut…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
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English

Modifiable Lifestyle Factors and MS: A Guide for Health Professionals

Written resources
Modifiable lifestyle factors are aspects of life that can influence MS disease progression and disability, for example diet, exercise, gut…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
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English

Stress & MS

Written resources
There is an apparent relationship between stress and MS. This booklet aims to help to understand the role of stress…
ORGANISATION:
Fondation pour l’Aide à la Recherche sur la Sclérose En Plaques
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French

Mindfulness in everyday life

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In this article Esclerosis Múltiple España, write about how to improve your well-being by bringing mindfulness into your daily life.…
ORGANISATION:
Esclerosis Múltiple España
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Spanish

Managing fear of physical activity with MS

Written resources
When starting physical activity with MS or when new physical sensations appear, the person faces an unknown and novel situation,…
ORGANISATION:
Esclerosis Múltiple España
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Spanish

Taming Stress in Multiple Sclerosis

Written resources
Many people with MS feel that there is a definite connection between stress and MS. Some believe that controlling stress…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English, Polish

Resilience (Booklet) : Addressing the challenges of MS

Written resources
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) may find that the physical, psychological and spiritual challenges of living with MS can be…
ORGANISATION:
MS Society of Canada, National MS Society USA
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English, Spanish

Physical activity: A guide for people with MS

Written resources
This guide on physical activity forms part of a wider set of lifestyle guidelines currently being developed by MS Research…
ORGANISATION:
MS Research Australia
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English

Seven Tips to Get You Through Lockdown with Multiple Sclerosis

Written resources
How can you deal with lockdown with MS? Self-isolation is difficult and we are experiencing a whole range of emotions.…
ORGANISATION:
MS Society of New Zealand
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English

Seven Ways to Experience the World From Home

Written resources
Staying at home is often hard. Many of us love to explore, experience and enjoy the world outside our homes.…
ORGANISATION:
MS Society of New Zealand
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English

Ageing with MS

Written resources
Published in 2015, this issue of MS in focus magazine is focused on ageing with MS. At the time of…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Arabic, French, Spanish

Information, Technology and MS

Written resources
This edition of MS in focus is about information: where to find it, how to use it to be empowered,…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, French, Italian

Childhood MS: a guide for parents

Written resources
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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English, Arabic, Dutch, Polish, Romanian, Spanish

MS and cognition

Written resources
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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English, Arabic, French, German, Spanish

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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English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Polish

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)…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Arabic, Chinese, French

MS and Fatigue

Written resources
Fatigue is still one of the most common symptoms for people with MS, and unfortunately, still one of the most…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Arabic, Chinese, Farsi, German, Italian, Spanish

Complementary and alternative therapies in MS

Written resources
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) use in MS is a topic of truly international relevance. This issue of MS in…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, French, German, Spanish

Employment and MS

Written resources
Work provides opportunities for maintaining or sometimes improving one’s standard of living, for forming new relationships, for learning new things,…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, French, German, Spanish

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…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English

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…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Dutch, German, Spanish

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…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Dutch, German

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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English, Spanish, German

Rehabilitation

Written resources
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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English, German, Italian, Spanish

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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English, German, Italian, Spanish

Seven principles to improve quality of life with MS

Written resources
In 2005, we published a set of principles – a kind of “gold standard” –  setting out what any person with…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Arabic, Chinese, Greek, Italian, Polish, Spanish

Emotions and Cognition

Written resources
For many people, dealing effectively with cognitive or emotional challenges will require significant life changes. The key lies in understanding…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, German, Italian, Spanish

Graphics

MS life hacks (infographic)

Graphics
This series of graphics provides almost 100 simple tips and hacks for life with MS. From downloading brain training apps…
ORGANISATION:
MS Ireland
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English

12 Tips to improve your mood

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This infographic takes you through 12 ways to improve your mood for people with MS.
ORGANISATION:
Esclerosis Múltiple España
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Spanish

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