Healthy Relationships

Healthy Relationships and Living with MS

A Program for People Living with MS and their Partners and Families Featuring Elizabeth Nager, MSSW, LICSW Living with a chronic condition such as multiple sclerosis (MS) can have a detrimental effect on marriages and relationships. Presented by couples and family psychotherapist Elizabeth Nager, learn tools for coping with stress and understanding MS as a […]

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Roadmap for the Newly Diagnosed

Living with MS can feel like you’re on a journey. Sometimes when you begin, you might feel like you are left without a roadmap – a way to help you navigate this new uncharted territory. MSAA is proud to present a series of educational fact sheets as part of a Roadmap for the Newly Diagnosed […]

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What’s New in MS Research: September 2021

Reviewed by MSAA Chief Medical Officer Barry A. Hendin, MD In this Article Encouraging results from Phase II study of tolebrutinib FDA authorizes stem cell trial focused on people with mild-to-moderate MS Long-term study shows sustained efficacy, consistent safety profile for Tecfidera® No short-term increase in relapse risk from Pfizer/BioNTech COVID vaccine, study finds Government […]

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Helping those That Help Us

Helping Those That Help Us: A Program for Care Partners

Featuring Kimberly Castelo, MS, LMFT-S, CST-S, CIIP From navigating multiple sclerosis itself, to assisting with determinations on treatment decisions, to providing physical aid for a loved one, the role of a care partner can present a number of challenges. Presented by Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Kimberly Castelo, learn how to care for others while […]

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How We Talk to Ourselves and The People That Support Us

Featuring Susan Eggly, PhD, FACH; Sheila Yarbrough, PhD; and MS Community Member Anita Follow along as Communications Specialists, Dr. Susan Eggly and Dr. Sheila Yarbrough, along with MS Community Member Anita explore patient-provider communication from the perspective of a patient, and learn how the experiences of African Americans may impact a patient’s approach to self-advocacy. […]

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Desde carpinteros a artistas, y desde escritores a jardineros, los instru- mentos esenciales que se encuentran en un kit de instrumentos están diseñados para ayudar a realizar o alcanzar un objetivo importante. Los instrumentos no sólo incluyen equipos útiles, sino también información y/o instrucciones. Por ejemplo, un carpintero necesita instrumentos, materiales y un plano para […]

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¿Qué es una recaída de esclerosis múltiple (EM)?

Datos sobre las recaídas Inflamación a lo largo de los nervios y la mielina Síntomas nuevos o que empeoran Los síntomas deben estar presentes durante al menos 24 horas, sin fiebre Duración de algunos días a varios meses Las recaídas, también se conocen como exacerbaciones, ataques, brotes, episodios o reagudizaciones, las padecen la mayoría de […]

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¿Qué debe esperar cuando consulte con su neurólogo?

Su neurólogo o profesional de atención médica comprobará si se trata de una recaída de la EM realizando un examen neurológico para ver qué cambios pueden haberse producido desde la última vez que le examinó. Su médico también comprobará si hay algún signo de enfermedad o infección, para descartar esa posibilidad. Si tiene una enfermedad […]

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