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.

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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Bringing together the MS community across the Nordic and Baltic countries.

Bringing together the MS community across the Nordic and Baltic countries.

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10-04-2018

4 minutes, 11 seconds

On Tuesday 8th May, The World vs.MS goes live across the Nordic and Baltic countries. Many great things happen when people get together and unite around a shared goal. The World vs.MS is going live with a unique event that...

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An initiative to educate, empower and unite the MS community

An initiative to educate, empower and unite the MS community

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21-12-2017

2 minutes, 0 seconds

The global vs.MS survey was carried out by Sanofi Genzyme to shed light on the realities of MS, paving the way for The World vs.MS initiative. We asked people living with relapsing MS (RMS) and RMS care partners about the physical and emotional impact of the disease. Here’s what they said:

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