The Multiple Effects of Multiple Sclerosis
Dennis Williams watches as his mother grows weaker from the effects of multiple sclerosis. And he watches her grow stronger at the same time. I often see this terminal disease as more of a definition of my mother’s character than a handicap.
Multiple Sclerosis and Age
Decreased mobility can put people with multiple sclerosis at higher risk of death in at least ... MS and Age: Bottom Line Ultimately, MS is a chronic illness — not a terminal one. While it can slightly shorten life span, Chitnis says that the change ...
Multiple Sclerosis Support
Each person experiences Multiple Sclerosis (MS) very differently. From the moment the disease is diagnosed, patients and their families begin asking questions and looking for answers. Sometimes all MS patients want is to find and connect with someone who ...
Multiple sclerosis can't keep two local women from tackling the Seattle Skate for MS
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic and often disabling disease of the central nervous system ... I don't have AIDS. This is not terminal," Vivion-Baker said. "I have something that's life-affecting, not life-ending." Her goal in the skate isn't to be fast.
Coping with Terminal Illness
“You have a terminal illness.” This single sentence turns an individual ... others include AIDS, Alzheimer’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease), cardiomyopathy, congestive heart failure, chronic obstructive pulmonary ...