Blog Articles, tagged with: Ms

Brain Blips

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This week Aoife Kirwan discusses 'brain blips' Cognitive blips or brain blips are the second most irritating MS related issue that I deal with. I am 29 years old and rely on lists, diaries, reminders and alarms to make sure I don’t forget to do things. This really bothers me from time to t...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday November 09 2017 11:05 AM

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Sex and MS: This Woman’s Perspective

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This week Emma Rogan feels a little bit… awkward.   No one who walked into the room left without having some of their ideas changed to a more sex-positive way. It was after lunch, it wasn’t in the dark and they didn’t whisper when they spoke about positions, difficul...

Published by Emma Rogan on Friday October 27 2017 10:00 AM

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Mindfulness Course

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Over the coming months the MS Ireland Western Regional Office are hoping to run a 'Mindfulness Course' for people with MS. However, we would like to gauge the level of interest in such a course before we book a qualified facilitator. If you are interested please click on the email below and let ...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday October 26 2017 05:31 PM

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MS Registry in Ireland

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Briefing Document and Position Paper on the need for an MS registry in Ireland MS Ireland has produced a Briefing Document and Position Paper on the need to establish an MS Patient Registry in Ireland. The paper outlines: What patient registries are Why registries are important ...

Published by MS Ireland on Monday October 23 2017 09:23 AM

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My MS Symptom - Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss, or impaired hearing, is an uncommon symptom of MS, Helen Farrell discusses the affect it has on her daily life. There was a documentary on Lauren Bacall, actor, on television that morning, the movie star of Hollywood’s golden age. I had a virus, or so I thought, and I was tak...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday October 19 2017 11:35 AM

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Highlights from Annual MS Conference

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This week Niamh McCarron recaps on the 2017 annual MS conference in Sligo. On Saturday 23rd of September, MS Ireland held their annual conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sligo. The theme of the day was “Quality of Life and its Relationship with MS”, and attendees were treated to...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday September 28 2017 11:04 AM

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Live Stream

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We are live streaming talks from our 'Living Well with MS' Conference in Sligo this Saturday, September 23rd. You can join us on the day from anywhere around the world... We are delighted to welcome our guest speakers: Dr. Orla Gray, Neurologist, Queens Hospital, Belfast @ 10am Dr. Deirdre Cor...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 20 2017 02:05 PM

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Researcher Request

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Exploring Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Social Asymmetry as predictors of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Multiple Sclerosis Gary Tracy, a PhD student from NUI Maynooth, is conducting a study looking at how people act in response to receiving a diagnosis of a chronic medical illnes...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 20 2017 12:02 PM

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My MS Symptom - Fatigue

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This week Niamh McCarron describes what it is like when 'MS Fatigue' sneaks up and a different day might be lined up for her! I had great plans for today! Today could have been the day I changed the world. I was going to conquer my to-do list and have a good hair day. My MS had a different plan,...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday September 14 2017 11:12 AM

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Survey: Disease Modifying Therapies

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Suvey Closed on Tuesday, 2nd October 2017 What is important to people with MS regarding treatment options MS Ireland is conducting a short, anonymous survey about disease modifying therapies (DMTs). This survey is open to anyone with a diagnosis of MS or Clinically Isolated Syndrome. You do not...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday September 12 2017 06:49 PM

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