Category Archives: wellbeing

Can you help shape our leaflets?

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

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – flu vaccination

Our fifth and final blog this week in our series of how to stave off colds this winter is all about the flu vaccination… It’s a controversial subject – should you or shouldn’t you have it? Flu vaccination is estimated … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – number 4

Number 4 in our list is relaxation… The more stress and rundown we are, the more likely we are to contract a cold, so take some time to relax. It’s up to you how you do this, you might want … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – number 3

Number 3 in our list is exercise… Experts advise you not to exercise if you’re feeling under the weather, but when it comes to staving off colds exercise can act as a preventative. Exercise can improve cardiovascular fitness, muscle strength, … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter – number 2

Number 2 in our list is vitamins… Although there is no definitive evidence to say vitamin supplements help MS symptoms, their use is not contraindicated unless you take them in excess. Here’s a list of some immune boosting supplements and … Continue reading

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5 ways to stave off colds this winter

As the cold nights draw in and the scarves and hats come out of the cupboard, we’ll be looking at ways to stave off colds this winter. Over the next few days we’ll be looking at a different thing you … Continue reading

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Guest blog: When will I ever learn?

In her latest blog Jo ponders the delayed effects on multiple sclerosis (MS) after exertion and asks if she will ever learn… So, I’ve written before about the delayed effects on MS after exertion, but the other thing is the effect … Continue reading

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