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I cannot express how liberating this has been

"I cannot express how liberating this has been" "I have relapsing remitting MS. I have so many symptoms. I get a lot of pain, and I trip and fall quite often. At times my head is full of mush. I am not able to multitask – I forget the simplest
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Toilet tales

Toilet tales Judy Graham on spending a two-thousand-pound penny The dread that has haunted me since getting multiple sclerosis (MS) more than 50 years ago is this – who is going to wipe my bum when I can no longer do it myself? For decades this dread has been parked
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World Toilet Day 2022

World Toilet Day 2022 Today is World Toilet Day 2022 and we thought we would share some information to help the MS community when it comes to toileting away from home.  If you live with the invisible symptom of bladder or bowel disturbances, when you are out you may need
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Rachel and Chester’s Big Purple Dog Walk Challenge

Rachel and Chester’s Big Purple Dog Walk Challenge Multiple sclerosis (MS) has touched our lives and MS-UK is amazing. Those of you that know me, know I don’t do ‘fitness’. However, Chester and I took on the absolute beast that is the Saltmarsh 75 route, 75 miles (120km) of the
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Gut-boosting recipes

Gut-boosting recipes Keep your gut happy with these tummy-friendly recipes from Rebecca Seal and John Vincent. Kale, pak choi and broccoli with garlic fried rice Serves 4 Fried rice is a stir-fry standby that never fails to disappoint. This version uses crispy garlic and fries everything else in the garlic-infused
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Diets designed with MS in mind

Diets designed with MS in mind In part two of this three-part series, we focused on five easy ways which can help us develop and maintain a healthy gut. In this third and final instalment, we offer an at-a-glance guide to three of the more commonly known diets that have
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My diet success

My diet success Beth Shultz has followed the Wahls diet for nine years and credits it with keeping her symptoms at bay. I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) on my oldest daughter's sixth birthday in 2005. I was 29. Symptoms started one year before that with optic neuritis. After
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Some simple ways to improve your gut health

Some simple ways to improve your gut health In part one of this three-part series, we looked at the role our gut plays in maintaining a healthy body and its relationship to multiple sclerosis (MS). In part two we look at some relatively simple ways in which we can improve
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The link between MS and gut health

The link between MS and gut health We all know that eating a healthy diet helps us maintain a healthy body, but how many of us are aware of the significant role that our gut plays in this, particularly concerning the health of our auto-immune systems? In part one of
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