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Recursos en Español

Recursos en Español | Para garantizar que tenga acceso a conceptos clave sobre la EM en español, hemos proporcionado los artículos que aparecen a continuación. 

Resources in Spanish | To ensure you have access to key concepts about MS in Spanish, we have provided the articles below. 

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Employment with MS:  A Guide to Staying at Work and Transitioning in Your Career

By: Meghan Beier, PhD, Tracy Tyson Miller, Esq.

MS often leads to changes in mood, cognition, and physical functioning, which can have a profound effect on your employment, vocation, and finances.

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What is Comprehensive Care for MS, and How Do You Find It?

By: Rosalind Kalb, PhD, John Schafer, MD, FAAN

What is comprehensive care?

Because multiple sclerosis changes over time and affects so many areas of a person’s health, getting the right healthcare treatment means creating a whole team to treat the whole person. 

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Fatigue, Pain, Depression, Cognitive Changes: Invisible Symptoms of MS

By: Matthew Sacco, PhD, Tracy Walker, FNP-C, WOCN

Can MS be invisible?

With symptoms like fatigue, depression, and cognitive dysfunction, many people with MS are fighting battles that others can’t see. How do you manage these symptoms? Why do they occur? And what do you do when other people are saying to you, “But you look so good!”?

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Travel Tips for People With MS 

By: Ed Tobias

As more people receive the COVID vaccine, we can begin to think about travel once again! Ed has lived with MS for more than 40 years. Even though his disability has progressed over that time, that hasn’t stopped him from visiting interesting places all over the world. Learn more about his travel tips for planning ahead, using a scooter, having help and managing expectations. 

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How to Find Support for Your Mental Health

By: Meghan Beier, PhD , Abbey Hughes, PhD

Approximately 50% of people with MS experience changes in mood, including depression and anxiety. At the same time, about two-thirds of people experience changes in cognition, such as “Cog fog” and executive functions. In this article we will explore what types of treatments are there for mood and cognition changes. You and your health care providers will explore what type of psychological or behavioral treatments are right for you.

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Shared Decision Making in Multiple Sclerosis

By: Aliza Ben-Zacharia, PhD, DNP, ANP, FAAN, MSCN , Samantha Domingo, PhD

MS can present a slew of challenges to health and wellness. Addressing these challenges requires frequent and often complex decisions. An overwhelming amount of information can make this decision making even more daunting.

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​Staying Resilient to MS Transitions

By: Matthew Sacco, PhD, Megan Weigel, DNP, ARNP-C, MSCN

The term “resilient” has become increasingly more a part of our mainstream and popular culture vernacular.  It is a term that conjures up ideas such as determination, strength, and fortitude. But, when it comes to living with a chronic condition such as Multiple Sclerosis (MS), what does resilient really mean?  The purpose of this article is to help better understand resilience, how it relates to living with MS, and ultimately how one might improve resilience.

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The Importance of Social and Physical Activity

By: Kathleen Costello, MS, CRNP, Kathleen Zackowski, PhD, OTR

We are better when we are connected to others. We are innately social and connection to others is a fundamental human need. We have a strong need to be loved and to belong. We connect with others through our family, friends, co-workers, neighbors, teams, clubs and more.

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Diet and Exercise Updates

By: Alex Ng, PhD, FACSM, Lynn Stazzone, RN, BSN, MSN, NP

Life after diagnosis with multiple sclerosis (MS) can be overwhelming because  symptoms vary from person to person. Remember, there is a lot of information out there that may be misleading.  Rely on healthcare providers and valid organizations to provide factual information. Although there is no diet for curing MS, there are dietary habits that may alter the course of the disease. 

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