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5 things not to say to someone with chronic pain

5 Things Not to Say to Someone with Chronic Pain

In 2013, I was involved in a car accident that changed my life. Although the damage to my car was surprisingly minor, that 10 seconds would change my life forever. Prior to the accident, I...
what is multiple sclerosis

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Autoimmune Disease Multiple sclerosis is a neurological disorder that affects as many as 2.5 million people worldwide. It is an autoimmune disease, meaning it works against the immune system. In particular, it attacks the central...
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Stigmatized MS Patients Have Increased Risk of Depression, Study Reveals

A study on multiple sclerosis patients reveals a person’s increased risk of depression may be linked to the stigma of having the disease. However, if a patient has a support system, self-sufficiency and camaraderie...

Study: Multiple Sclerosis More Common in Black Women than White Women

A new study disputes the common belief that blacks have a lower risk of developing MS.The incidence of multiple sclerosis is higher in black women than in white women, according to a Kaiser...
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Peripheral Neuropathies: Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a neurological condition which causes a range of often debilitating and painful symptoms.Multiple Sclerosis, also known as MS, is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system. An...