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Wheelchair
16 March 2018

A few years after her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, Elaine had to come to terms with using a wheelchair. In this inspirational guest blog she discusses her own journey of acceptance, the reaction of others, and the positive and negative sides of life in a wheelchair.

Wheelchair basketball
12 February 2018

Will I end up in a wheelchair?’ is often one of the first questions people ask when they are diagnosed with MS. For most people, the answer is NO, but if your mobility is affected by MS, you may find that a wheelchair - or other walking aid – actually gives you the freedom to continue doing the things you love and overcome some of the barriers MS presents, as Jerry explains in this guest blog.

06 February 2018

Increasing numbers of young people are being affected by MS - either because they have the disease themselves, or because a family member has been diagnosed. There isn’t enough reliable, accessible information to help them understand their condition. We’re determined to change this. But we need your help. 

Mindfulness
25 January 2018

What exactly is mindfulness, and how you can you start trying it out? Justin Standfield, who was diagnosed with MS in 2015, explains how mindfulness helps him deal with the stresses and strains of everyday life with a long-term condition.

25 January 2018

Starting a conversation about sexual problems with a health professional can often feel daunting. Lesley Catterall and Denise Middleton, two MS specialists answer your questions.

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