Blog Articles, tagged with: Health

Before MS I...

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This week from the MS & Me archives series Aoife Kirwan looks at life before her MS diagnosis. Before MS I really took my health for granted. I rarely went to the doctor. I was afraid of needles. I didn't think about what I ate or what time I ate it. I took little things for granted like tic...

Published by Aoife Kirwan on Thursday August 17 2017 10:45 AM

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MS Health Survey

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Request from researchers at University of Augusta, US You're invited to participate in this survey exploring the impact, if any, of health literacy on emotional health in people living with multiple sclerosis (MS). The purpose of this survey is to help clinicians and health educators determine ...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday August 02 2017 10:36 AM

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MS and Me: Money Part 2

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Last month Emma Rogan started a conversation about having MS and money. What impact did being diagnosed with MS have on her finances and outlook? This week she’s full on with her own financial planning, revealing the steps that are making a difference, financially speaking, to her life.&nbs...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday February 16 2017 11:05 AM

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Health, Stress and MS

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This week Lucina Russell reflects on her recent good health and wonders if stress has affected her MS progression. I feel like a bit of a fraud writing for ‘MS & Me’ these days. Truth is, Dear Reader, that I have been in such good health, that I haven’t been spending much t...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday January 26 2017 11:00 AM

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MS and My Money Series, Part 1

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This week is the first piece in our new MS and My Money series. Emma Rogan talks money- how she relates to it, how it affects her life and why this is a topic we’ll be covering during the coming year.  Firstly, I am not a financial advisor and nothing that is contained in this piece i...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday January 19 2017 11:00 AM

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HSE Service Plan 2017

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The HSE released the Service Plan for 2017 on 14th December. The Service Plan details the delivery of health services that the HSE will provide directly, and through a range of funded agencies, in 2017. The plan can be accessed here MS Ireland welcomes some elements of the plan, including: Page...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday December 20 2016 09:02 AM

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VOTE for MS & Me

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Community blog shortlisted for Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards Good news! MS and Me, has made it to the short-list in the 2016 Littlewoods Ireland Blog Awards - Best Health and Wellbeing Blog Category. To help us reach the final please click on the image below and vote MS Ireland's MS & Me ...

Published by MS Ireland on Friday August 19 2016 10:24 AM

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Brain Health

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New MS brain health resource The organisation MS Brain Health have produced a new guide on brain health and MS. This short guide is a resource to help people with MS understand how they can keep their brains as healthy as possible and request the highest possible standard of care from healthcare...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday August 02 2016 08:39 AM

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Well-being

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This week Niamh looks at the adjustments she has made to improve her general well-being. Your health is your wealth, that’s what they tell us. I am never sure who 'they' are exactly but they seem to know what they’re talking about. People with MS know the importance of their health,...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday April 07 2016 11:07 AM

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MS Brain Health Report

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MS Ireland formally endorses recommendations of MS Brain Health report “Brain Health – Time Matters in Multiple Sclerosis” was released in October 2015. This report presents an expert, evidence-based position for policy recommendations aimed at improving outcomes for people wit...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday January 27 2016 11:29 AM

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