Blog Articles, tagged with: Ms

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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The Neurology Waiting Room

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This week from the MS & Me archives series Willeke Van Eeckhoutte discusses people waiting, wondering, dreading, hoping from the Neurology waiting room. It is not fair. Nobody deserves to be here. Nobody is ever prepared to hear what the stranger in front of them has to say. A neurologist lo...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday August 10 2017 10:45 AM

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MS, Smartphones and Apps

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Helen Farrell looks at her smartphone use... I have a confession to make; quite often my smartphone gets more of my attention than my husband does, and it is a mutual situation with both of us tapping away in the evening as we read what has happen...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday August 03 2017 10:30 AM

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MS Guilt

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Declan Groeger discusses MS guilt. Greetings fellow travellers on the long, winding, pot hole strewn road that is Multiple Sclerosis! Have you ever sat at home doing absolutely nothing while your significant other was busy doing housework or...

Published by Declan Groeger on Thursday July 27 2017 10:45 AM

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Update: IPHA Framework Agreement

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Continual delays in reimbursement of new medications One year ago, the Irish Pharmaceutical Healthcare Association (IPHA) made a Framework Agreement with the Irish government on the pricing and supply of medicines. The agreement had two purposes (1) to save money and (2) to have timely acce...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday July 20 2017 12:14 PM

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How A Little Word Can Make All the Difference

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This week from the MS & Me archives series - Lucina Russell discusses how words people use to speak about people with MS has an impact on our identity. There’s also mention of dating and road frontage! I’ve always hated labels. As a child, it was the itchy, scratchy ones on ...

Published by Lucina Russell on Thursday July 20 2017 11:00 AM

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