Blog Articles, tagged with: Symptoms

A Look to 2017 With MS & Me

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Happy New Year from the MS & Me Blog Team. Here’s what 2017 looks like from here...  The media seems to love looking back at the end of each year. Reflecting on the news, the sport, the tragedies, and the triumphs. Your MS & Me Blog team take a different approach. When we get ...

Published by Trevis Gleason on Thursday January 05 2017 11:00 AM

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Live Recording: MS Information Event

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MS Research Explored On Thursday, 17th November in Trinity Biomedical Sciences Building, MS Ireland hosted an information event featuring a panel of MS experts. Speakers on the day: Dr. Nonnie McNicholas, MS Research Fellow, St Vincent’s University Hospital: Cognitive Impairment in ...

Published by MS Ireland on Sunday December 04 2016 11:46 AM

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Brain Health

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This week Professor Sabina Brennan from the Neuro-Enhancement for Independent Lives (NEIL) Research Programme in the Institute of Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin asks us to consider our brain health.  We all know people who are really resilient; people who seem to manage to ‘ke...

Published by Professor Sabina Brennan on Thursday November 24 2016 11:00 AM

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£2 Million Research Funding

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11 new research projects The UK MS Society have announced £2 million in funding for 11 new research projects.  From investigating if a stroke drug could repair damage caused in MS to testing the benefits of specialist rehab, these projects cover a wide range of topics. Managing MS sy...

Published by MS Ireland on Thursday October 13 2016 10:30 AM

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Fernando's Challenge - The World vs.MS

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Share your ideas to solve MS Challenges! MS Ireland has partnered with Sanofi Genzyme on The World vs.MS, a new, socially-driven initiative that aims to drive meaningful change in the lives of people living with MS and those who support them. By understanding their challenges, connecting people ...

Published by MS Ireland/Sanofi Genzyme on Wednesday October 05 2016 08:14 AM

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When MS Seems Like More Than I Can Handle

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'Coping with MS isn’t always easy, but you do have a choice' Life… Clichéd as it seems, dealing with life is what strong people do, right? You put on your army gear, ramp up the volume of your favourite tunes and tell life to get out of the way because you’ve got things...

Published by Willeke Van Eeckhoutte on Thursday July 07 2016 10:00 AM

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Self-Monitoring

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June's self-management series The ability to self-monitor can be crucial to managing a chronic illness. Becoming aware of symptoms, how they affect us and possible triggers can help to reduce their impact on daily life. Here we look at some different ways that self-monitoring might help with man...

Published by MS Ireland on Tuesday June 28 2016 12:18 PM

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Is My MS Progressing?

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I hate seeing documentaries or movies about tornadoes; they absolutely terrify me. There’s a recurring nightmare I have of being caught in a barren landscape at dusk, howling tornadoes circling the scene. Terror takes over with the thought of what is to come. I don’t have to delve ver...

Published by Helen Farrell on Thursday June 23 2016 11:00 AM

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Mindfulness

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April's self-management series Mindfulness meditation has become increasingly popular in recent years. A growing body of research has explored its applications in terms of managing various MS symptoms including fatigue, cognition issues, stress, depression and anxiety. Jon Kabat-Zinn, who is cre...

Published by MS Ireland on Wednesday April 20 2016 11:37 AM

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The Early Signs

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Hindsight is a wonderful thing. Not sure who said that, but they knew their stuff. Looking back, I can now see that I had MS symptoms long before I was diagnosed. Lots of things that I couldn’t quite put my finger on, which niggled away at my thoughts and feelings.  I think I can trac...

Published by Niamh McCarron on Thursday August 20 2015 09:30 AM

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