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Overall Wellness

Aspects of achieving and maintaining wellness.

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Introduction
General Information
Exercise
Diet
Emotional Support
Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Activities
Disability/Legal/Financial Issues
Other



Cover of MSAA's publication The Motivator Introduction
  • The importance of overall wellness
  • Information on MSAA's programs that are designed to assist individuals with obtaining wellness information
  • Written materials (with excerpts) and online videos are highlighted according to each wellness topic
  • Details on publications, articles, and online videos
  • Disclaimer and copyright information

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Photo of mother and father holding thier young children General Information
  • "Vaccine Safety and MS"
  • "Shingles Overview and Vaccine Safety"
  • "Women with MS"
  • "Men's Health: Promoting Physical and Emotional Wellbeing with MS"
  • "Partners in Wellness: The Importance of a Positive Doctor-Patient Relationship"
  • "When Children Have MS"

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Photo of a man working out Exercise
  • A Closer Look at The Benefits of Exercise online video
  • "Aquatic Therapy and Aquatic Exercise"
  • "The Benefits of Physical and Social Activity"
  • "Exercise for Individuals Experiencing Weakness"
  • "The Benefits of Rehabilitation"

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Photo of a bowl filled with green apples Diet
  • "Nutritional Tips for Individuals with MS"
  • "Weight Management and MS"

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Photo of a woman sitting on a couch Emotional Support
  • A Closer Look at the Emotional Impact of MS online video
  • A Closer Look at Managing Stress and MS online video
  • "Grief and Loss in the MS Journey"
  • "Understanding and Treating Depression in Multiple Sclerosis"
  • A Closer Look at Multiple Sclerosis online video, Segment II, Understanding Depression and MS
  • The Art of Symptom Management online video, Part I, Understanding Depression and MS
  • A Closer Look at Intimacy and MS online video
  • "Rediscovering Intimacy"
  • "Stories of Inspiration" sent in by readers of The Motivator
  • "Strategies for a Happier Outlook"

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Photo of candles, flowers and a vase Complementary and Alternative Therapies
  • A Closer Look at MS and Complementary and Alternative Medicine online video
  • "Imagine the Possibilities - An Introduction to Guided Imagery and Its Potential Benefits for Individuals with MS"
  • "Enjoying the Benefits of Yoga"
  • "Understanding Integrative Medicine"

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Photo of a woman wearing glasses Activities
  • "Express Your Feelings - Find therapeutic benefits, enjoyment, and even profit through writing!"
  • "Crafts for Fun & Function"
  • "Affordable and Fun Things to Do"
  • "Genealogy: A Rewarding Hobby with Easy Access"

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Photo of a man and woman talking over breakfast Disability/Legal/Financial Issues
  • A Closer Look at Employment and MS online video
  • "Employment Strategies"
  • "Breaking Up Is Hard To Do"
  • A Closer Look at Understanding Disability Benefits online video
  • Being Money Smart archived webinar
  • Working Toward Financial Wellness archived webinar
  • Get Out There and Flex Your Financial Muscles archived webinar
  • Invest in Yourself online video
  • "The Basics of Financial Planning: Seeking Financial Security for the Years Ahead"

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Photo of a woman putting on earrings Other
  • "Caring for a Loved One"
  • "Keeping Your Cool" [an article that gives a first-hand description of how it feels to have heat-sensitive MS and strategies to avoid its symptoms]
  • Cooling Techniques and Devices Can Do MS and MSAA webinar released 2012
  • "Tips for a Better Night's Sleep"
  • "The Driving Question: Do the Symptoms of MS Interfere with Your Driving?"
  • "Dress to Feel Your Best"

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Last Updated on Friday, 31 October 2014 12:45