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 MS Blogs/Newsletters/Forums


MS Views and NewsMS Views and News / Stu's Views & MS News 
Provides education, information & resources for those affected by Multiple Sclerosis


Active MSersActiveMSers: Multiple Sclerosis and Motivation
Is designed to help, motivate, & inspire those with multiple sclerosis to stay as active as possible - physically, intellectually and socially - regardless of physical limitations. 


                 MS Fitness Challenge
      Encouraging People To Overcome Multiple Sclerosis Through Fitness and Nutrition


Multiple Sclerosis.netMS Conversations (blog-MSAA) 
"Best Blog 20/20 - Healthline
(formally was
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                A community for people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. Learn, share, and connect with peers and healthcare professionals.


                Multiple Sclerosis News Today

         Momentum Magazine

         International Journal of MS Care

        The Boster Center for Multiple Sclerosis


      FUMS  Podcast

    Twins coast to coast: Mirror Image MS Madness

Articles/Useful Links


        **How to Calm Anxiety (When You're Freaking Out)

           Excellent Platform!

 **How to Share a Diagnosis with Family and Friends

           Excellent article! Insights about whom to tell and when.  
 **Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Causes and Risk Factors

            Healthline  June 2021

Brain Lesions: What to Know

Diseases That Mimic MS: Your Guide

Self-Care Strategies: Creating a Self-Care Menu

Setting Healthy Boundaries as a Form of Self-Care

Navigating Multiple Sclerosis with You and Your Family
Update on Infusion Therapies for MS

MS and Infections (video)

MS Expert Predicts Myelin Repair Therapy Will Emerge Within Next 10 Years

Making RRMS Treatment Decisions: A Doctor Discussion Guide

Marijuana for Multiple Sclerosis

         Stem Cell Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

        Scientists develop promising vaccine method against recurrent UTI


My MS Manager, the first-of-its kind mobile phone app
   created by the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) to
   help patients with MS better manage their disease

MS & Exercising:

   *Exercising with MS: The Complete Guide (NEW!!)
       ActiveMSers – Dave Bexfield

   *A Do-It-Yourself Massage Plan for Head-to-Toe Tension Relief

   *Program Charts/How-To's
      *Coordination/Balance Exercises (Click here- PDF)
      *Stretching Exercises (Click here-PDF)
      *Lower Extremity Exercises (Click here-PDF)
      *Home Exercise Program (Click here-PDF)

    *Tips to Manage Your Muscles

    *Spasticity--What it is & what to do

    *Stretching for People wth MS

*“The Medication Map” (NMSS Momentum Magazine--Winter 2013/2014)
Article discusses the FDA approved Disease ModifyingTreatments

*Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS)

*"Multiple Sclerosis by the Numbers: Facts, Statistics, and You"

*How Do I Find A Doctor? 

*"Bowel Changes in MS"

*"What is a Neurogenic Bowel?"

*"How to Treat a Fecal Impaction

*“Controlling the Muscle Spasms of MS”

*"How temperature affects people with Multiple Sclerosis"

*"How to Boost Your Immune System"

*“The Power of Sleep”

*The Complete Guide to Insomnia and How You an Manage It  **NEW**
 For many people, the impact on sleep quality caused by COVID-19 and daily life disruptions may find help in this in-depth resource. (Note: sleeping   prescriptions are discouraged. However, they are often necessary as an interim, permanent, or last resort with MS/other chronic conditions.)

*"Health Benefits of Sleeping And How Far They Reach"

*Solutions for Cooling Every Body

* Yoga positions (click here- PDF)


Other Resources

Americans with Disabilities Act/Legal/Employment

Associations: Multiple Sclerosis

  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society (NMSS)
  • Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA)
    1-(800) 532-7667
  • Multiple Sclerosis Foundation (MSF)
    1- 888-MSFOCUS
  • Multiple Sclerosis International Federation

  • The Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers
    The leading educational and professional development organization for MS healthcare professionals.
  • AIMS (Advances In Multiple Sclerosis)Created by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC), Nurse Practitioner Alternatives (NPA), and The France Foundation. Provides high-quality, up-to-date information on advances in the treatment of MS.  
  • iConquorMS - a Patient-Powered Research Network (PPRN)

  • MSology is a free information service offering the latest research news on multiple sclerosis (MS), tips on living
    with the disease, and practical advice to help in making decisions.     


Associations: Other


Business Ideas For People With Disabilities  

         *Helpful educational resources and/or business ideas for people with disabilities  


Doctors: Background Check (Profiles, Credentials, Ratings, Reviews)


Healthcare/Insurance Information

General Healthcare/Mental Health/Alternative Medicine/Pain Management


Medical Information
  • MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health's Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, information is given about diseases, conditions, etc. in language easily understood. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, free. 


Social Security Disability Benefits/Medicare

To obtain information about Social Security Disability, you can call your local social security office, or go online at
Another very informative site for this subject is (Type “social security disability” in the search bar.)   

Suicide Hotline

Call: 9-8-8  (NEW)
Easy Mental Health Crisis Helpline

The U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255), is a free, 24/7 service that can provide suicidal          persons or those around them with support, information and resources. (Source: National Institute of Mental Health.)



Treatments (DMT'S) 

  • Disease Modifying Therapies (DMT's) and Other Medications  

  • Stem Cells in MS

  • MSAA’s website and publications offer information about stem cell therapy (SCT) for the experimental treatment of MS. Details on some of the newer studies on SCT are featured in the recent editions of MSAA’s MS Research Update, and may be found by going to the Publications section of MSAA’s website at, and scroll down to select one of the two most recent editions of the MS Research Update.

  • DVC Stem offers cell infusion and other treatments for MS at their Medical Center in the Cayman Islands. Protocols are IRB approved, and the cells come from regulated, U.S. based, FDA compliant laboratories. Treatment consists of a two-day period including the IV transplant of 300M cord tissue-derived MSCs, as well as a variety of therapies designed to aid stem cell activation and potency (chiro, physiotherapy, acupuncture, lymphatic massage, etc).