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My MS Symptom - Hearing Loss

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Hearing loss, or impaired hearing, is an uncommon symptom of MS, Helen Farrell discusses the affect it has on her daily life. There was a documentary on Lauren Bacall, actor, on television that morning, the movie star of Hollywood’s golden age. I had a virus, or so I thought, and I was tak...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday October 19 2017 11:35 AM

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Highlights from Annual MS Conference

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This week Niamh McCarron recaps on the 2017 annual MS conference in Sligo. On Saturday 23rd of September, MS Ireland held their annual conference in the Radisson Blu Hotel in Sligo. The theme of the day was “Quality of Life and its Relationship with MS”, and attendees were treated to...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday September 28 2017 11:04 AM

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Live Stream

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We are live streaming talks from our 'Living Well with MS' Conference in Sligo this Saturday, September 23rd. You can join us on the day from anywhere around the world... We are delighted to welcome our guest speakers: Dr. Orla Gray, Neurologist, Queens Hospital, Belfast @ 10am Dr. Deirdre Cor...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 20 2017 02:05 PM

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Researcher Request

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Exploring Social Isolation, Loneliness, and Social Asymmetry as predictors of Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Multiple Sclerosis Gary Tracy, a PhD student from NUI Maynooth, is conducting a study looking at how people act in response to receiving a diagnosis of a chronic medical illnes...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday September 20 2017 12:02 PM

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My MS Symptom - Fatigue

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This week Niamh McCarron describes what it is like when 'MS Fatigue' sneaks up and a different day might be lined up for her! I had great plans for today! Today could have been the day I changed the world. I was going to conquer my to-do list and have a good hair day. My MS had a different plan,...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday September 14 2017 11:12 AM

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Survey: Disease Modifying Therapies

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Suvey Closed on Tuesday, 2nd October 2017 What is important to people with MS regarding treatment options MS Ireland is conducting a short, anonymous survey about disease modifying therapies (DMTs). This survey is open to anyone with a diagnosis of MS or Clinically Isolated Syndrome. You do not...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday September 12 2017 06:49 PM

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My MS Symptom – Balance

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This week Declan Groeger channels his inner Ronan Keating! From roller coasters, to walls and walking, here’s his take on dealing with balance issues and never, ever, giving in.   There I was strolling along not really going anywhere, dawdling, wasting a bit of time when I suddenly wo...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday September 07 2017 11:00 AM

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Fatigue and MS

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What is this MS ‘Fatigue’ people talk about and why does it get the blame for so much? This week from the MS & Me archives Emma Rogan takes a closer look at its affects, what remedies are available and how she manages her daily visitor  "A wake-up call doesn't come hars...

Published by Emma Rogan on Thursday August 31 2017 10:45 AM

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Choosing The Right Treatment

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How do you make your decisions? We all know how being better informed means better decision-making but we don't always get the information we need. This week from the MS & Me archive series Joan Jordan talks about the importance of being well informed about MS drug treatments and medications....

Published by Joan Jordan on Thursday August 24 2017 10:35 AM

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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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