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What is it with hormones and MS?

Videos and webinars
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
Languages available
English

Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis #8 – Questions & Answers

Videos and webinars
In this last video, Dr Vânia Beliz refers some strategies to deal with the fatigue caused by MS. She also…
ORGANISATION:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla
Languages available
Portuguese

Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis #7 – Questions & Answers

Videos and webinars
In this video, Dr Vânia Beliz starts the ‘question and answers’ segment. Encourages people not to be afraid to talk…
ORGANISATION:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla
Languages available
Portuguese

Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis #6 – use of condoms

Videos and webinars
In addition to preventing STDs and unwanted pregnancies, wearing a condom can bring other benefits, such as delaying ejaculation in…
ORGANISATION:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla
Languages available
Portuguese

Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis #5 – decreased genital sensation and stimulating products

Videos and webinars
As the lack or loss of genital sensation is one of the problems most frequently reported by people with MS,…
ORGANISATION:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla
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Portuguese

Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis #4 – importance of talking about sexuality

Videos and webinars
In this video, Dr Vânia Beliz stresses the crucial role of communication for an intimate life with more quality. She…
ORGANISATION:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla
Languages available
Portuguese

Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis #3 – most common sexual problems

Videos and webinars
In the third episode of this series, Dr Vânia Beliz talks about the most common sexual problems both in men…
ORGANISATION:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla
Languages available
Portuguese

Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis #2 – sexual response and sexual dysfunction

Videos and webinars
Dr Vânia Beliz first addresses the phases of the sexual response, pointing to the importance of identifying the phase(s) where…
ORGANISATION:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla
Languages available
Portuguese

Sexuality and Multiple Sclerosis #1 – barriers in addressing sexuality and/or sex

Videos and webinars
In this video, Dr Vânia Beliz talks about the main barriers in addressing sexuality and/or sex. Stresses the importance of…
ORGANISATION:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Esclerose Múltipla
Languages available
Portuguese

How to support people with MS

Videos and webinars
In this video by Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego (Polish MS Society), their psychologist and psychotherapist Agata Wiśniewska talks about how to…
ORGANISATION:
 Polskie Towarzystwo Stwardnienia Rozsianego
Languages available
Polish

MS Explained to children: When a children help take care of their parent

Videos and webinars
If a parent is diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), the children are emotionally involved. Within the affected families, children very…
ORGANISATION:
Schweizerische Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft
Languages available
French, Italian, German

MS Explained to children: Symptoms of MS

Videos and webinars
It is not easy for children and adolescents when a parent is affected by multiple sclerosis (MS). It can be…
ORGANISATION:
Schweizerische Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft
Languages available
French, Italian, German

MS Explained to children: Mixed feelings

Videos and webinars
When one parent has multiple sclerosis (MS), it is not always easy for children and teens to manage. MS is…
ORGANISATION:
Schweizerische Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft
Languages available
French, Italian, German

MS explained to children: What is multiple sclerosis?

Videos and webinars
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex disease, that may be difficult to explain to your children. In this video MS…
ORGANISATION:
Schweizerische Multiple Sklerose Gesellschaft
Languages available
French, Italian, German

From a Loved One’s Perspective: Depression (Common Symptom of MS)

Videos and webinars
Depression is one of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis. Partners and family members of MS can also experience…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
Languages available
English

Kids Get MS, too

Videos and webinars
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
Languages available
English, German, French, Italian

Sex life and MS

Videos and webinars
Sex and intimacy can be challenging topics to talk about, even though they’re common for people with and without MS.…
ORGANISATION:
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla, MSIF
Languages available
English, Arabic, Czech, French, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Finnish, Icelandic

Written resources

A Guide for parents with MS 

Written resources
The publication aims to support communication and dialogue in the family and make it possible to address the emotions and…
ORGANISATION:
Associazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla
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Italian

Plaintalk: A Booklet about MS for Families

Written resources
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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English

Tell me about MS: For parents

Written resources
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

Written resources
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

MS: Children, teenagers and family

Written resources
This guide is aimed at people with MS, who have children or teenagers. It explores what worries them, what their…
ORGANISATION:
Esclerosis Múltiple España
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Spanish

Someone you know has MS: A book for families

Written resources
A story about Michael and his family explains MS and explores children’s fears and concerns. For children, 5-12. Note to parents:…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English, Spanish

Keep S’Myelin: Schools

Written resources
School is the backdrop for a very significant part of your child’s life. Family and home issues are brought to…
ORGANISATION:
National MS Society USA
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English

Keep S’Myelin: An activity book about MS for kids

Written resources
The Keep S’myelin Activity Book is a 28-page colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring interactive publication to help children and their…
ORGANISATION:
MS Society of Canada, National MS Society USA
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English, Spanish, English, Polish, French

Caring for Children and Adolescents with Multiple Sclerosis

Written resources
In recent years, the number of children and adolescents being diagnosed with MS has increasingly been recognised. A diagnosis of MS at…
ORGANISATION:
European Multiple Sclerosis Platform
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English

Kids Get MS Too: A guide for parents of a child or teen with MS

Written resources
MS is most often diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, but, it is also diagnosed in children and…
ORGANISATION:
MS Society of Canada, National MS Society USA
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English, Spanish, French

Sex, Touch and Relationships in times of coronavirus

Written resources
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many people to ask questions about touching, kissing and sexual relations. Touch is a source…
ORGANISATION:
Israel MS Society
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English, Arabic, Russian

Pediatric MS and other demyelinating disorders in childhood

Written resources
Current understanding, diagnosis and management The International Pediatric MS Study Group have written a series of articles, highlighting the advances,…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Arabic, Polish, Spanish, Italian

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

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…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Arabic, Dutch, Polish, Romanian, Spanish

Young People with MS

Written resources
This issue of MS in Focus targets adults between 18 and 35 years of age, but the issues may apply…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Spanish, Polish

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…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Spanish

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…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, German, Italian, Spanish

Special Focus on the Family

Written resources
Learning to cope with a chronic illness such as multiple sclerosis is not only a challenge for the person who…
ORGANISATION:
MSIF
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English, Chinese, German, Italian, Spanish

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