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Meet Dr Terry Wahls!

Meet Dr Terry Wahls! A doctor who used functional medicine to bring herself back from the affects of progressive MS.

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HELP OUR FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Go Fund Me Fundraiser for Rachel Schirripa Reply: This link is to a fundraiser for Rachel, which her friends/family have set up for her. She is an MSer,

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Monster In Me

There is a MonSter in me That you cannot see It just won't let me be. This MonSters left many scars on my spine When you look at me I seem to shine But

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Nerve Pain with MS

Nerve pain is difficult to explain to those who've never had it. It's difficult to understand any invisible symptom, however, I'll give it a shot - (no pun intended.)

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Bee Sting Treatment

Have you ever been stung by a bee? Well I have and it's not fun, let me tell you. When Cir and I first heard about bee sting treatment we were a little skeptical to say the least....

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MS Mouse 3 - 2015

MS Mouse 3 - 2015 ~ This is the 3rd installment of the MS. Mouse Series. Hope you like it!

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Meet Iman Ali!

Meet Iman Ali! A beautiful Pakistani actress and top model who also has MS. Read about her courage to speak out about multiple sclerosis.

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The AIP Diet

The AIP Diet, or Autoimmune Protocol, has proven over and over that it can heal the body of many autoimmune illnesses by using food as medicine.

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LISOMS Bookshelf

The LISOMS Bookshelf - If you've been wishing for an easier way to read the pages on our site, well here it is! Each book is a compilation of our most popular pages

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End Stage Multiple Sclerosis

End Stage Multiple Sclerosis is just that - the stage MS progresses to towards the end of a persons life with MS.

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Life Extension Supplements

I use Life Extension Supplements. I stay away from gluten, sugars, eat organic. I exercise, even though it is painful. I was diagnosed 5 years ago, but

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Stan's MS~Space

You've found Stan's MS~Space! Yes, that's right! Stan loves sharing with fellow MSers and his thoughts will always make your day brighter.

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Benign Multiple Sclerosis

What is Benign Multiple Sclerosis? Is it just a mild form of MS that some people have, or is it more complex than that? Find out more.

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MS Mouse 2 - 2015

MS Mouse 2 - 2015. It's February and I'm feeling all tingly. However, my doctor said it's a common MS symptom, go figure.

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Meet MS Mouse

MS Mouse is a little mouse with multiple sclerosis. What she wants most is to encourage everyone with MS, to make them laugh, and to help them know they can use laughter as medicine.

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Invisible Illness - MS

Explain an invisible illness like MS to a friend. I know. It's hard. "You look fine", they say. However, inside you are hoping you don't fall over while talking to them.

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MRI Still the Same

Question: Hi, I was diagnosed 10 years ago with PPMS. 3 months ago I had another MRI and it hasn't changed. Do I have PPMS or is it a different one?

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Webinar - Jan 2015

The National Disability Institute has released their schedule for the 2014 financial wellness webinar series for people living with multiple sclerosis.

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Older Onset MS?

Comment First: Thank you for your site. It's encouraging to me! I am 53 and may have MS. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia when I was 45. Now, symptoms

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Vince J. Smith

Vince J. Smith, a long time friend of Annette Funicello, also suffered from MS. As a tribute to her, he wrote "My Annette", specially for her.

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US Pain Foundation needs your help

Dear Mr. Williams Thank you for being a great inspiration. I am the founder and president of a national foundation helping people with pain. We are US

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Instant Stay at Home Dad

I had a seizure that led me to get a brain MRI, a diagnosis of MS, and no driving for six months without a seizure. I have been building houses and remodeling

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Oh, I have loved art since I was a child, but I didn't get to start truly exploring my love of art until after I was diagnosed with MS. My MS progressed

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My (Almost 2 Year) Journey with MS

While I initially thought the numbness on the entire left side of my face was a symptom of recent disc problems in my neck, I contacted my Physiotherapist.

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My Dance

Everyday is a new dance with my invisible partner MS. Sometimes we flow like the white rapids and others like a hurricane. Waking is for sure the

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The MS in Me

The MS In Me: My life is crazy with MS thinking it owns me. It is like a bad dream cause it cannot be seen for its invisibility. You cannot see this is

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But its Not You!

But it's not you, I hear him say, it's my MS and it won't go away. Yes our daughter has it too... for it is us, it is not you. How do I say I am crumbling

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Fraser Robinson III

Question:What year was Michelle Obama's father buried? Reply: Most public records say that he died in 1991 on March 6th. I am pretty sure that is when

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Lost White Blobs in Brain in MS

QuestionHi. I am Tina, 27 from Iran, I have MS. Please answer my question. May I lost white blobs in brain in MS???????? Thank u Reply: Hi Tina, The

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I wake up, determined to realize the potential of today. To see my children off to school with a kiss. To make a hot breakfast for my little daughter.

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Fox News

I saw you on Fox News today and commend you for beings true American and sticking up for all vets.

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Challenges of Love

Challenges of Love: Book 1, A Contemporary Romance Novella about two people who face challenges, in this case MS and blindness, yet still fall in love.

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She is Beautiful

She is beautiful She is beautiful, My gentle, caring girl, She comes out of her home, And comes to sit next to me in my car, Hat on, gloves on, And

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When Life Gives You Challenges

When Life Gives You Challenges, Write a Poem - Books 1 & 2, are now available on Amazon! The poetry from our site has now been compiled into an ebook for your reading pleasure. Get your copy today!

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When Life Gives You Challenges Write a Poem

New eBooks!
We finally did it! All of the poems on our poetry page are now in ebook form - When Life Gives You Challenges, Write a Poem: Books 1 & 2 are available now. Get your copies today! The first introductory Free Promo Day is February 7th. After you get your copies, tell your family and friends about them, as well.

And leave a review to get the word out to others who will benefit from these inspirational ebooks. Poems by MSers for MSers and the People Who Love Them.

Home Modifications

I was diagnosed Nov 2012 and have quickly progressed to a wheelchair full time. We were not prepared for this and have no insurance. I have applied for

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Primary Demyelination

After 2 years of being told by a Falls Clinic Doctor, I have had mini strokes 4 of them, without any scan proof My GP finally ordered a second MRI. I am

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People with Diabetes(type 1) and MS.

I am glad to hear there are other people who have both Diabetes (type 1) and MS. Q: I would like to know how other Diabetics are dealing with both of

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my thoughts of ms

Started over 10 yrs ago. Numbness, tingling, walking funny. Now thanks to lesions in spine, I am wheelchair bound, left leg paralyzed, cant walk or stand.

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Dear Mr. Williams, I have enjoyed your programs for years. I have had multiple sclerosis since 1980, and submitted a poem several years ago on your

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