The World vs.MS Blog

The World vs.MS is about people. It’s about anyone living with multiple sclerosis (MS) or anyone inspired to join the fight against it.

Here are their stories and the latest updates from us.

How does your personality impact your life with MS?

How does your personality impact your life with MS?

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Demand more

16-08-2018

6 minutes, 16 seconds

Some personality traits might make you less likely to step outside your comfort zone and to put up with things, such as MS symptoms or side effects from its treatment. But understanding how you approach things can help you to do them a bit differently. We’ve put together some questions to help you understand your...

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How Telma’s husband helped her Demand More from life with MS

How Telma’s husband helped her Demand More from life with MS

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Blogs

08-08-2018

4 minutes, 25 seconds

Not long ago, I was chatting to a friend and I said to her: “Sometimes, people think that a miracle happened to me to be as I am, but that’s not what happened.” Dilma knowingly replied, “People see your smile, but they didn’t see your tears and what they want is to smile when they...

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Birgit Bauer: Quality of life and MS

Birgit Bauer: Quality of life and MS

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30-05-2018

5 minutes, 40 seconds

Quality of life is the phrase on everyone’s lips. Everyone strives for it. Generally speaking, it’s everything coming together that means people can lead a good life. Being happy and satisfied. Things like eating right, having a nice home, money for everything that’s good for you. Everyone has their own priorities, but there’s one factor that’s important for everyone: health.

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Mar Mendibe : Quality of life and MS

Mar Mendibe : Quality of life and MS

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30-05-2018

6 minutes, 46 seconds

Dr Mar Mendibe is a neurologist with over 18 years’ experience. Her experience spans all aspects of MS but her particular interest is in medicine and surgery. Mar currently works at the Cruces University Hospital and is also a Professor of the Department of Neurosciences at the University of the Basque Country.

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My inner strength revealed

My inner strength revealed

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14-05-2018

7 minutes, 26 seconds

I was first diagnosed with MS in 2005, and my son Zander was born in 2006, while I was still adjusting to my illness. I can only view this timing as miraculous, as it had such an impact on me.

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Joanne’s parenting tips

Joanne’s parenting tips

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14-05-2018

4 minutes, 10 seconds

I was diagnosed a year before falling pregnant with my little man, who is now a pre-schooler. When he was born, I was told to “savour every moment as they grow up so fast”. The similarity of being a Mother and having MS is to be prepared. To do this, I wanted to understand how to look after myself and a little one at the same time. I am no expert on mummy or MS stuff, but this is what I have learnt so far on coping:

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Paula’s family planning and pregnancy tips

Paula’s family planning and pregnancy tips

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30-04-2018

8 minutes, 8 seconds

Getting to know you Can you tell us more about yourself? My name is Paula, I am 33 years old, I am a computer teacher, I’m married and I have two children. I also have relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis for almost 10 years. In addition, for six years I have been blogging my stories with multiple sclerosis.

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How to feel like you are winning, when you’re a parent with MS

How to feel like you are winning, when you’re a parent with MS

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30-04-2018

14 minutes, 34 seconds

Being a parent is hard.  When children are tiny, there are night feeds, lack of sleep, tantrums, weaning and potty training to contend with.  As they get older, there is homework, friends, hobbies and emotions to juggle.  Now that my...

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Mark’s affair with his MStress

Mark’s affair with his MStress

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25-04-2018

8 minutes, 23 seconds

An image of wires bared back at the ends is often used as a visual image to illustrate the clinical process of Multiple Sclerosis. It shows how the nerves might appear under a microscope with their damaged myelin coating. Faulty...

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