If you couldn’t take birth control, would you rather... Ignore doctor’s advice and take prescribed medicines for a condition that could cause fetal abnormalities OR Ignore doctor’s advice and forgo essential medicines just in case you got pregnant? Women with MS or other chronic conditions - and those who love us - must pay attention to upcoming legislation regarding birth control … [Read more...] about Frightening Medical Paradox Looms for Women with Chronic Illness
When you have MS, the kitchen is a nightmare and a dream combined. You can keep healthy foods in the house to fix, but you may be too fatigued to prepare them. You may have weakness in your hands that makes simple tasks challenging, if not downright dangerous. Moving between the pantry, the refrigerator, the stove, etc. isn't the easiest if you have balance issues. Heat sensitivity … [Read more...] about How To Win Back Your Kitchen From MS With These 10 Proven Tools
Biotin is the hot new word in multiple sclerosis research. Current MS treatments play defense, reducing the number of attacks and further disease progression. Biotin could finally turn MS treatment into offense. What’s biotin and why should I care? Biotin Known aliases: vitamin B7, vitamin H Current whereabouts: readily available in food, also seen on drugstore shelves Current … [Read more...] about Biotin and MS – What the Vitamin H Is Going On?
Note: This isn’t your typical blog entry. This is the addled thoughts of someone who woke up at 4:30 am and couldn’t sleep. Am I crazy? When I’m trying to solve a problem, I start by looking at what’s currently in place, consider what’s needed, and fix what’s currently in place to make it easier for those impacted to adapt to the changes. … [Read more...] about Goodbye Healthcare
Welcome to mid-summer. When the temperatures get this high, you’re wondering whether you could fry an egg on the sidewalk and are ready to try it. Add in the humidity, and you feel like you’re in a sauna as soon as you walk outside. Heat sensitivity is a common problem for people with MS. … [Read more...] about Beat the Heat
Are you trying to build better habits? Would you like to make it fun? There’s an app for that. More than one. … [Read more...] about Can You Change Habits By Playing Games?