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Cognition and thinking

Want to find out more about multiple sclerosis (MS)? In this introduction to MS we discuss what MS is, how common it is and some of the frequent MS symptoms, MS facts and misunderstandings.

This study found that relapses can affect memory and thinking processes (cognition) but this improves within one month of the relapse. 

Can you dance the cog fog away?

Can you dance the cog fog away?

Many people with MS experience 'cog fog', which is when you sometimes struggle with things like memory, attention span and concentration. In this blog, Helena, who was diagnosed with MS 11 years ago, talks about her own experience of the dreaded cog fog, and why she's determined those 'fuzzy brain days' won't stop her doing the things she loves. 

Can baking keep your brain fit?

Can baking keep your brain fit?

Helena is a keen home baker and has been living with MS for over 10 years. Here she contemplates if baking can help with your brain health

Multiple sclerosis, often abbreviated to MS, is a neurological condition that affects the nerves in the brain and spinal cord.

Want to find out more about multiple sclerosis (MS)? In this introduction to MS we discuss what MS is, how common it is and some of the frequent MS symptoms, MS facts and misunderstandings.

Gobbley goop - how to keep the brain active

Gobbley goop - how to keep the brain active

Juggling having MS and having a small child isn't the easiest at times. For the blogger of poorlyparents it was very important to try to keep her brain as active as possible. In this guest blog she explains how she is getting on with her blog and how technology can help you to be creative.

This A-Z entry looks at what brain health is, why it's important and how you can keep your brain as healthy as possible.

Invisible symptoms: the unseen side of MS

Invisible symptoms

Many MS symptoms seem invisible to other people. This blog explores some of the reasons for this and suggests what you could do to raise awareness.

StayingSmart card

Postcard sized card with information about the StayingSmart website for people with cognition symptoms.

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