Category Archives: neurology

Last chance to take our helpline survey…

Hi everyone, Tomorrow is the last chance to take our survey all about the MS-UK Helpline, and let us know your opinions if you have used the helpline at all in 2017. We would like to know why you chose the … Continue reading

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Guest blog : The Gorilla In Your House

Our Guest Blogger today is Mary of This Is My Blog after a fashion, anyway, and we thank her for her permission in publishing it on our blog. Mary talks of acquiring a disability and how it is bit like getting home to find … Continue reading

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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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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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Attending the Patient Information Forum conference

Hello, Last month, I was one of the guest speakers at the Patient Information Forum conference talking about our experiences of Involving Users in Developing Health Information. Professor Theo Raynor, University of Leeds and Luto Research, set the context for the … Continue reading

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