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Please note that items can only be posted to addresses in the UK.
The MS Trust is a UK charity, one of our main objectives is to supply information to people affected by MS. We are able to do this free of charge thanks mainly to the generosity of the UK public. In order to ensure the maximum number of people are able to receive our publications we need to limit our supplies to 1 copy per item ordered. Thank you for observing this limit. Health professionals may request larger quantities for delivery to their place of work. If you have any queries please contact us on 01462 476700 or via info@mstrust.org.uk.

Are you sitting comfortably..?

Are you sitting comfortably..?

A self-help guide to good posture in sitting

Price: Free

Bladder: managing your bladder

Bladder: managing your bladder

Bladder problems are among the most common symptoms reported by people with MS. This book aims to give people an insight into why bladder problems can be part of MS, and provides a practical approach to their management. It includes comments and tips from people with MS who know what it is like to live with bladder problems.

Price: Free

Bowel: managing your bowels

Bowel: managing your bowels

Around half of all people with MS experience bowel symptoms at some stage. This book aims to give people an insight into why bowel problems can be part of MS, and provides a practical approach to their management. It includes comments and tips from people with MS who know what it is like to live with bowel problems.

Price: Free

Cognition - factsheet

Cognition - factsheet

Describes the range of cognitive problems that can occur with MS - eg difficulties with short-term memory, concentration, verbal fluency - and discusses ways to approach managing the various problems.

Price: Free

Depression - factsheet

Depression - factsheet

It is estimated that about half of all people with MS will experience an episode of depression at some stage. This factsheet gives an overview of the main symptoms, causes and treatments.

Price: Free

Falls: managing the ups and downs of MS

Falls: managing the ups and downs of MS

The book looks at factors that increase the risk of falling and includes tips and suggestions for reducing the dangers. There is also a section on the fear of falling and information on how someone can remain safe should they have a fall.

Price: Free

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) - factsheet

Functional electrical stimulation (FES) - factsheet

FES is a form of treatment to aid mobility and is chiefly used in MS to correct dropped foot. This factsheet looks at how the treatment works, who might benefit and how to find services.

Price: Free

Living with fatigue

Living with fatigue

Fatigue is one of the commonest symptoms of MS and can have a major impact on daily life. Living With Fatigue was written in conjunction with an MS specialist occupational therapist and illustrated with comments by people with MS who know what it is like to live with the symptom.

Price: Free

Pain - factsheet

Pain - factsheet

It is estimated that more than half of all people with MS will experience pain of some sort, yet the symptom remains difficult to treat.

Price: Free

Sex and MS: a guide for men

Sex and MS: a guide for men

A book that looks at how MS can affect the sex lives of men and how these issues can be managed.

Price: Free

Sexuality and MS: a guide for women

Sexuality and MS: a guide for women

A book for women to help them talk about their concerns. It explains how MS can impact on both sexuality and intimacy and offers positive and practical solutions.

Price: Free

Spasticity and spasms - factsheet

Spasticity and spasms - factsheet

This factsheet looks at what causes spasticity and spasms the words used to describe the symptoms and how they can be managed.

Price: Free

Spasticity triggers

Spasticity triggers

A book that looks at underlying symptoms that can worsen of muscle stiffness and spasm and where to go for help

Price: Free

StayingSmart

StayingSmart

Can't concentrate? Forget things you shouldn't? Can't find the right word? Why not try our StayingSmart website, aimed at people with MS who are struggling with cognition.

Price: Free

Treating symptoms

Treating symptoms

This resource outlines the range of treatments for MS symptoms and discusses when you should seek treatment if symptoms are troubling you.

Price: Free

Understanding and improving your posture

Understanding and improving your posture

A self-help guide to improving posture

Price: Free