Blog Articles, tagged with: Ms

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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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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My MS Symptom ā€“ 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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