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?
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?
Dear MS Newly Diagnosed Friend, When the doctor said the words multiple sclerosis, your life changed. You have a chronic illness that is not going away. You have to reexamine your life goals to account for the wrench that been thrown at you. It’s OK to be scared. It’s OK to be confused. It’s OK to be angry. Whatever you’re feeling right now, it’s OK. … [Read more...] about 7 Pieces of Advice For the MS Newly Diagnosed
You will be asked about MS. Nothing is off-limits. What you think are embarrassing multiple sclerosis questions are just conversation topics in others’ eyes. … [Read more...] about Deal With the 4 Groups Asking Embarrassing Multiple Sclerosis Questions
Picture this: You’re pushing a grocery cart with two bored toddlers. Even though you don’t feel well, you have to feed the family more than stale crackers.You have a long list in your hand, but you’re sure that you forgot to put something on it that you just can’t remember. Somehow, you have to find a way to fit your groceries in that cart with the squirmy toddlers. You take the kids out of the … [Read more...] about Why I’m Grocery Shopping Online – Try It!