Multiple Sclerosis: truths, misconceptions and stereotypes

Even well-meaning and well-informed people can have misconceptions about Multiple Sclerosis. This complex illness affects everyone differently, so it is best not to assume that a person will always face certain symptoms, or that they're having an easier time of it because they are not in a wheelchair. Read on to learn about some common misconceptions and stereotypes that exist about MS and how to counter these myths with truth.

Getting the most out of life despite MS, my story

Telling about my life with Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (rrms) as fellow traveler let me feeling less alone

Multiple Sclerosis: Challenges and Changes

Living with multiple sclerosis is challenging both for the person directly affected and their family members: they all must cope with the countless unknowns of this chronic, progressive disease.

My wife has been diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) for many years. I do everything I can to support her. But seeing her struggle is a challenge for me. When she feels defeated, I also feel defeated. Sometimes I wish I could have the disease in her place.

Multiple Sclerosis (rrms) living day by day, a caregiver experience

Living with multiple sclerosis requires constant challenges for the patient and caregiver

Living with multiple sclerosis is challenging both for the person directly affected and their family members: they all must cope with the countless unknowns of this chronic, progressive disease....Read more.My wife has been diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) for many years. I do everything I can to support her. But seeing her struggle is a challenge for me. When she feels defeated, I also feel defeated. Sometimes I wish I could have the disease in her place ...

I stay close to her and I support her, even when it is physically and mentally challenging to help her. Every exacerbation affects part of her nervous system, leaving her more compromised. I try to give her the strength she needs to pick up the pieces. We do not ignore the presence of the disease in our relationship, but do everything we can to prevent it from having the upper hand.