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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.

A short guide to understanding my MS

A short guide to understanding my MS

This resource supports the family, friends, and colleagues of someone diagnosed with MS. It explains about MS, what it can be like to be diagnosed with the condition and explores how you might feel about it.

Price: Free

Are you sitting comfortably..?

Are you sitting comfortably..?

A self-help guide to good posture in sitting

Price: Free

At work with MS

At work with MS

The book considers some of the ways in which MS might affect work, the protection afforded under the Equality Act and what adjustments can be made for a successful working life with MS.

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

Diet - factsheet

Diet - factsheet

Written with the help of a registered dietitian, this factsheet looks at the elements of a healthy diet and summarises and reviews evidence about diet in MS.

Price: Free

Exercises for people with MS

Exercises for people with MS

Fully updated as web pages. The new version expands the range of exercises and allows users to put together a personalised set of exercises to meet their own particular needs. Each exercise is clearly illustrated with an animation and can be downloaded as a pdf. Click 'Read online' to visit the Exercise web pages.

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

Living well with MS

Living well with MS

Being as well as possible can help you manage your MS. This resource explores how changes in lifestyle can make a difference after diagnosis with MS. This information sheet is part of our Making Sense of MS core pack.

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

Move it for MS

Move it for MS

An exercise DVD featuring Mr Motivator.

Price: Free

MS and life choices

MS and life choices

This resource looks at how people make good choices at any time in their lives and puts forward suggestions when making life choices after your diagnosis with MS.

Price: Free

MS and me

MS and me

A self-management guide to living with MS.

Please note this book is currently out of stock but is still available to read online or download as a PDF.

Price: Free

MS and your feelings

MS and your feelings

After diagnosis with MS, many people experience a range of powerful emotions. This resource explores how your feelings may be affected and how you can adjust after diagnosis.

Price: Free

Partners and MS - chatroom transcript

Partners and MS - chatroom transcript

Transcript of a chatroom allowing people who share their life with someone with multiple sclerosis to bring their thoughts and ideas on the issues and problems that this can involve.

Price: Free

Pregnancy and parenthood - factsheet

Pregnancy and parenthood - factsheet

MS is most often diagnosed at the age at which many people may be thinking of having a family. Deciding whether to start or add to a family is often a complicated process, and this factsheet aims to summarise the research into the health aspects of MS and becoming a parent.

Price: Free

Primary progressive MS

Primary progressive MS

Explores both the physical and emotional aspects of a diagnosis of primary progressive MS. It looks at living with this type of MS and the ongoing management of the condition.

Price: Free

Primary progressive MS: an introduction

Primary progressive MS: an introduction

An introduction to primary progressive MS if you have recently been diagnosed with PPMS. It answers the most commonly asked questions.

Price: Free

Relapsing remitting MS: an introduction

Relapsing remitting MS: an introduction

An introduction to relapsing remitting MS if you have recently been diagnosed with RRMS. It answers the most commonly asked questions.

Price: Free

Secondary progressive MS

Secondary progressive MS

Looks at how this type of MS is identified and diagnosed and at how a range of health professionals can help manage the condition.

Price: Free

Secondary progressive MS - managing the transition - chatroom transcript

Secondary progressive MS - managing the transition - chatroom transcript

Understanding and coping with the change from relapsing remitting to secondary progressive MS can be challenging. For some people this can feel like being diagnosed a second time with a new range of unknowns and uncertainties.

Price: Free

Secondary progressive MS: an introduction

Secondary progressive MS: an introduction

An introduction to secondary progressive MS if you have been diagnosed with SPMS from the beginning, rather than becoming secondary progressive after having relapsing remitting MS.

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

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

Tips for living With MS

Tips for living With MS

A compilation of nearly 150 useful ideas sent in by people with MS. The book contains practical suggestions on saving time and energy, getting around, making the most of benefits and getting equipped and more. There is also an extensive section of contact details for useful organisations.

Price: Free

Understanding and improving your posture

Understanding and improving your posture

A self-help guide to improving posture

Price: Free

Vitamin D - factsheet

Vitamin D - factsheet

There is increasing interest in the role of vitamin D both as a possible trigger for multiple sclerosis and as a treatment for MS. This factsheet covers some of the recent research.

Price: Free

Working and studying with MS

Working and studying with MS

When you've been diagnosed with MS, you may wonder if it will affect your work or education. This introductory resource will support you in employment, higher education or school.

Price: Free