Multiple sclerosis

Blogs about living with multiple sclerosis

Jessie Ace

14 Oct

My MS diagnosis

My diagnosis came as a shock. Within three days, I went from being perfectly healthy to having a lifelong degenerative health condition. I fell apart, especially when I was told to ‘go home and Google it’ to find out what …

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talkhealth

23 Jun

Miranda Olding

Miranda is an expert MS nurse with a specialism in pain relief.

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Trishna Bharadia

12 May

How dancing has kept me moving: Adapting exercise when living with a long term condition

In 2015 I was lucky enough to be one of six people chosen out of over 11,000 nominees to appear on a special four-part edition of Strictly Come Dancing on BBC1. As people watched me being twirled around the dance …

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Rex Garratt

3 Mar

How to remove toxic aluminium

How to remove toxic aluminium from the brain

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talkhealth

28 Jan

talkhealth meets… Stephanie Millward, MBE & Paralympian

Hi Stephanie, to start, can you tell us a bit about yourself Aged 16, I was the British 100m Backstroke swimming champion and within months of being selected for Team GB to compete at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games when, …

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talkhealth

25 Nov

MS Trust launches new campaign #FairMSCare to highlight the need for more MS specialist nurses

MS Trust has launched a campaign called #FairMSCare, which is aimed at raising awareness of the urgent need for more multiple sclerosis (MS) specialist nurses across the country. Latest figures show us that there are now approximately 130,000 people in …

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talkhealth

26 Jul

Supermarkets & obesity, baby health visits, MS scans & more

We hope you enjoyed the hot weather this week and managed to stay safe in the sun. Here are our top health stories for this week. Are supermarkets designed to make us fat? The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) …

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Trishna Bharadia

16 Oct

Woman of the Year award for our blogger Trishna Bharadia

I was fortunate enough to attend the 18th Asian Achievers Awards 2018 in September, an event held to celebrate the achievements of some exceptionally talented people in the British Asian community across the arts and media, sports, community service, as …

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talkhealth

10 Aug

PM awards outstanding Buckinghamshire-based MS and chronic illness ambassador

talkhealth would like to congratulate Trishna Bharadia, who has been recognised by the Prime Minister for supporting people living with MS and other chronic conditions. Trishna is the latest recipient of the Points of Light award, which recognises outstanding volunteers …

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talkhealth

23 Apr

Who gets MS and why?

MS Awareness Week

It’s MS Awareness Week, and to help raise awareness of the condition the MS Trust have put together a range of videos to help demystify the condition. With over 70% of those with MS experiencing symptoms before the age of …

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Trishna Bharadia

1 Apr

#ThinkHand campaign could be a game-changer

I feel like Thursday 22nd February 2018 is going to be one of those days when in years to come I’ll look back and know that I was part of what will hopefully be a game-changer in the world of …

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Trishna Bharadia

18 Jan

#ThinkHand – Understanding why hand function is important for staying independent

Q1. What does it mean to be independent? For me, it means not having to rely on others in order to perform everyday tasks that many of us take for granted. Q2. What is the thing that scares me most …

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