Tag Archives: MS symptoms

Foot drop? Find out more about a free trial of the Bioness FES

Hello, Do you experience foot drop? FES Hire are a new company who are offering the Bioness FES, which is a walking device. The Bioness FES consists of A battery-powered control box, about the size of a pack of cards, … Continue reading

Posted in Bioness FES, Chronic illness, disability, Disabled living, MS, MS symptoms, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, Uncategorized, wellbeing, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guest Blog: The day after, the day after, the night before…

In her second guest blog for us Jo discusses MS fatigue and how it can creep up on you unexpectedly… For those of us with MS, planning becomes second nature. As we only have a limited amount of energy available … Continue reading

Posted in Choices Leaflets, disability, Disabled living, family and MS, Guest blog, MS, MS symptoms, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, Pain, Uncategorized, wellbeing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

17 Drug alternative pain relief options

No one should have to suffer with pain and not everyone believes drugs are the solution, so we asked Multiple Sclerosis Specialist Nurse, Lee-Anne Dippenaar for some drug free alternatives that could help relieve pain Not everyone with MS experiences … Continue reading

Posted in Drug free alternatives, MS, MS Specialist nurse, MS symptoms, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, New Pathways, Occupational therapy, Pain, Physiotherapy, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Cannabis, Charity, Chronic illness, disability, Disabled living, MS, MS community, MS Society, MS symptoms, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, neurology, Research, Uncategorized, wellbeing, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Bereavement, blogging, Chronic illness, Diagnosis, DMTs, family and MS, Guest blog, MS, MS drugs, MS symptoms, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, neurology, parenting, Uncategorized, wellbeing, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Choices Leaflets, Chronic illness, disability, Disabled living, Helpline, Helpline Live Web Chat Service, MS, MS drugs, MS symptoms, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, neurology, Survey, Uncategorized, wellbeing, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guest blog: Dealing with the Downtimes

In her new guest blog Chloe Metson talks of dealing with depression… People often ask how I cope with having MS, and truth be told, it’s rarely the MS that is the problem. Of course, living with relapsing remitting MS … Continue reading

Posted in blogging, Depression, disability, Guest blog, Helpline, Helpline Live Web Chat Service, Mental Health, MS, MS symptoms, MS-UK, Multiple Sclerosis, neurology, Uncategorized, welfare, wellbeing, Wellness | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment