Lifestyle & MS

MS doesn't mean giving up on ambitions, just rethinking how to achieve them. Check out some of the posts on how Shift.ms members are finding lots of different ways to manage their lives post diagnosis.

@SamBillington

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The Commute

https://youtu.be/lMmzgnNCtUI Hi all, Sam here from the Shift.ms team. We launched our documentary "The Commute" last month following three people, with different experiences of MS take us on a daily journey we can all relate to. We know that Sarah, Marlo and Dean's stories are only part of the pic...

@mschronic

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Guilty as charged: fatigue at work

Hello everyone, I'm currently at work and am having major fatigue problems. I can't walk up the stairs and even typing this note is taking a helluva lot of energy. I had to lie down at work today because I refuse to go home. I feel guilty everytime I leave work early and I guess I was wondering whet...

@longboat

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MS and alcohol - Shift.ms interview

HI, Here is the link to my interview with Prof Giovannoni on MS and alcohol... sorry for not including it just now. Covers four questions I think are pertinent for MSers: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLVUOB-ZqvZOEJxItXSoIj6KtQWwtTP8u6 Rachel

@longboat

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longboat

Alcohol and MS - your thoughts

Hi everyone, I am hoping you can help me out. I am an MSer and a journalist who interviews for Shift.ms and also writes for the BartsMS blog (MSexism, Why our Words and Stories Matter etc). I am currently writing a piece for the Barts blog on alcohol and MS - and would love to get some feedback. ...

@ColettePage

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ColettePage

Kanavance cbd oil

Is anyone using Kanavance cbd oil? What’s their experience of it? Wondering whether to give it a try? I can get the ‘real‘ maccoy but that has THC in and I’m hesitant and don’t want the high feeling.. Col P 😳🙃🙂

@erinlidia

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erinlidia

Cannabis and MS symptoms

Hi all, I'm curious about your opinions and experiences around this. The B/F has smoked weed for many years. More recently, he started using a vaporizer instead. When he was diagnosed with MS about 3 weeks ago, he asked the neurologist if the weed use had contributed to the development of the diseas...

@pj887

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pj887

Medical cannabis

As much as I appreciate cannabis derived medicine being legalised I find it hard to believe that anything the government says about it will help anyone. Will a gp be able to prescribe it, how much cbd and thc will be in them, will everyone with ms be able to get it. All the news stories still don't ...

@SamBillington

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Going out out.

Hi all, the amazing Niamh is taking over our Youtube channel and sharing her tips on managing MS at music festivals - yes she is going out out to the Electric Picnic Festival in Ireland - follow her festival survival guide for MSers over the weekend over at our Youtube channel - also please get invo...

@Cheryl118

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Cheryl118

MS and Diet

Has anyone here tried to go on a dairy-free and gluten-free diet to help improve or alleviate their MS symptoms? I hear so much about MS practically being "cured" when a person gets all dairy and gluten out of their diet. Has anyone tried it and how well did it work?