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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 Fabienne helped Charlotte Demand More from life with MS

Charlotte Tourmente

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24.08.18

From my perspective On the morning of 5 December 2010, I fell to the floor when getting out of bed. The right side of my body no longer responded; I was paralysed on one side. I nevertheless had enough strength (the paralysis would worsen over the upcoming days) to drag myself into the living room…

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

Telma Teles

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08.08.18

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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Mission Summit: Kiki’s story

TWvsMS | Kiki

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01.12.17

One of the most powerful reasons to share MS stories is to inspire others. Not only do they touch the lives of those living with MS and those around them, they can even motivate people with no links to MS to take action. Kiki is one of those people. A chance encounter with the mountain…

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MS Summit: climbing Mount Everest

TWvsMS | Alexander

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01.12.17

With three of his friends living with MS, Alexander has always been as supportive as he possibly could. Most recently, he decided to help Niels, who lives with MS, climb a different kind of mountain – Mount Everest to be exact. Here he talks about his MS Summit story: While I don’t actually have MS…

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Tips for better handling MS and blues

TWvsMS | Charlotte Tourmente

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17.11.17

With 21 years of MS to my credit, the blows of the blues are something I know all too well. But I have put in place strategies to better deal with them. Talk to a loved one This is one of the more recent I have put in place – thanks to a psychologist –…

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Mission Summit: climbing Mont Blanc with and for MS

Anja Hebel

Blogs

25.08.17

Unfortunately, we weren’t able to climb to the top of Mont Blanc as we experienced severe storms halfway up, and had to return. However, I learned a lot in that week. Not only about climbing and the mountains, but also about myself, and I want to share the most memorable moment with you all. When…

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Hannah’s tips on Brain Health

Hannah Smith

Blogs

25.08.17

Hello, everyone! How are you all? In this article, I am going to share some of the tips that I use to maintain my brain and my mind healthy. I hope that these will help some of you! Food and nutrition I always try to keep my diet as balanced and as healthy as possible….

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The Breithorn [4164m] summitted! And then…

Michel

Blogs

23.08.17

Peaks and valleys. Highs and Lows. For mountain climbers, this is often the reason they start climbing another mountain. To feel the rush, the adrenaline. To push for another limit. And in fact, I did the same. I had already researched whether I would be able to climb the Kilimanjaro [5895m]. Whether the huts and…

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Managing memory gaps and other cognitive problems

Charlotte Tourmente

Blogs

23.08.17

Distractions, missing words, the name of a friend that doesn’t come to mind. Multiple sclerosis can affect a person’s attention, concentration and memory, and these are just some of the cognitive symptoms of the condition. I have had them for a few years, and have put a number of strategies in place to manage these…

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