Category Archives: Chronic illness

MS Society calls for cannabis legalisation

This week, the MS Society has called for the legalisation of cannabis for multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. In their report ‘Cannabis and MS. The role of cannabis in treating MS symptoms’, the MS Society explores the benefits of cannabinoids to … Continue reading

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Jack Osbourne: “How I told my family about my diagnosis”

Jack Osborne, the reality TV star and son of rock legend, Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon Osbourne, celebrated his five year anniversary since being diagnosed with relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) in April this year. Since his diagnosis he … Continue reading

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Guest blog: MS and sugar

In her latest guest blog Chloe discusses the effects of sugar on multiple sclerosis and the work of Dr Terry Wahls… I’ve had MS for 16 years now and it’s taken all of those 16 years for me to realise … Continue reading

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Guest blog: MS Smart trial

In our latest guest blog Christian tell us about his experiences on the MS-SMART trial… It all began in 2015 when I saw the advert for the trial, I felt a little/lot hopeless with being secondary progressive and not taking any … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: MS and single parenthood. An unexpected journey.

Our newest guest blogger, Jo, gives a very honest and touching account of  her life with multiple sclerosis (MS) and coping with a devastating loss… I was (provisionally) diagnosed with MS five days before my wedding. I’d been having symptoms … Continue reading

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Last chance to complete our Choices survey!

Hi everyone, Tomorrow we’ll be closing our Choices leaflet survey, so if you would like help us shape them please do complete our short survey! The questions are about complementary therapies, Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and cannabis and MS. Please be … Continue reading

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Can you help us update our Choices leaflets?

Hi everyone, We are refreshing our Choices leaflets for people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) and we need your real life experience to help us shape them! If you have a diagnosis of MS, it would be great if you … Continue reading

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