Providing Care-Multiple Sclerosis

Donna’s personal experience about being a caregiver for someone who has MS.

Understanding Being Immunocompromised

Something to Think About My husband, Lynn, began taking Ocrevus® (ocrelizumab), to treat his primary-progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) in March. As his caregiver, one of my responsibilities is to become familiar with his medicines and their risks. While Ocrevus holds great promise for people with PPMS, the impact of having your immunity  continuously  compromised is a significant […]

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Is There Really Anything to Being On An MS Diet? We Think so

Early in discovering how to cope with MS symptoms, the nurse who works in Lynn’s neurologist’s office suggested that he might want to see a registered dietician. Lynn was feeling pretty rough all the time. He had no energy and more than that, he just felt bad. She shared that her husband had been seeing someone

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Before Lynn's MS became so progressed, he was a carpenter and builder. He was in the beginning of building us a new home when the progression took over and he was unable to get beyond this point.

Arsenic, Mercury, and Lead – What do They Have to Do with MS?

If it’s one thing I have learned in caring for my spouse, it’s that in order to keep him healthy and functioning at his optimum level, I have to take a holistic approach to his care.  Taking MS drugs to prevent exacerbations helps prevent significant loss of function; however, if his body is not in the best shape

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