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My MS Symptom - Footdrop

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This week Joan Jordan talks about foot-drop and the implications it has for her daily life. Talk about issues with your doctor, seek referrals or book an appointment if this is something that is affecting you.  Like many of my M.S symptoms, foot-drop crept up on me over time. The best way I...

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday September 21 2017 11:00 AM

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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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My MS Symptom – Balance

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This week Declan Groeger channels his inner Ronan Keating! From roller coasters, to walls and walking, here’s his take on dealing with balance issues and never, ever, giving in.   There I was strolling along not really going anywhere, dawdling, wasting a bit of time when I suddenly wo...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday September 07 2017 11:00 AM

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Fatigue and MS

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What is this MS ‘Fatigue’ people talk about and why does it get the blame for so much? This week from the MS & Me archives Emma Rogan takes a closer look at its affects, what remedies are available and how she manages her daily visitor  "A wake-up call doesn't come hars...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday August 31 2017 10:45 AM

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Choosing The Right Treatment

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How do you make your decisions? We all know how being better informed means better decision-making but we don't always get the information we need. This week from the MS & Me archive series Joan Jordan talks about the importance of being well informed about MS drug treatments and medications....

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday August 24 2017 10:35 AM

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Before MS I...

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This week from the MS & Me archives series Aoife Kirwan looks at life before her MS diagnosis. Before MS I really took my health for granted. I rarely went to the doctor. I was afraid of needles. I didn't think about what I ate or what time I ate it. I took little things for granted like tic...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday August 17 2017 10:45 AM

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