Monthly Archives: April 2017

Can women with MS breastfeed?

Elissa Benson, NCT Breastfeeding Counsellor and Chartered Neuro Physio, talks breastfeeding and MS There is a lot of information already out there in the public domain that can inform a mother when it comes to making a decision about breastfeeding … Continue reading

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Invisible symptoms of MS – infographic

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My MS story

As part of our MS Awareness Week campaign we are asking those with MS to share a message of living life to the full with multiple sclerosis. Taflyn Mcloughlin was diagnosed with MS at a young age, but that’s never held … Continue reading

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HSCT: One year on

As Samreena Kamran from Birmingham celebrates her one year anniversary since having HSCT treatment in London, she candidly reveals what life has been like since… The moment I found out I had been accepted to have HSCT (Hematopoietic stem cell … Continue reading

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9 ways to get the best out of your neurology appointment

Clinical Nurse Specialists in MS, Julie Webster and Helen Willis give their top tips… Make notes before you come to your appointment with what you want to discuss. Bring specific questions and/or a diary of symptoms with surrounding circumstances Bring … Continue reading

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National support and information about multiple sclerosis

Hi everyone, As it is MS Awareness Week, I just wanted to let you know about our national services that we offer here at MS-UK to supporting anyone affected by multiple sclerosis. In my role at MS-UK I work on … Continue reading

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MS Awareness Week is here!

Hello, MS Awareness Week has arrived, and I am pleased to say we are celebrating with our beloved mascot Myles. Here at MS-UK, we believe that anyone affected by multiple sclerosis should be able to access the support and information … Continue reading

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