MS Living Well: Key Info from Multiple Sclerosis Experts
Barry Singer, MD, Director of The MS Center for Innovations in Care at Missouri Baptist Medical Center interviews expert guests about the latest treatments, innovations, and tips for patients living with multiple sclerosis.
info_outline Taking Charge of Multiple Sclerosis 07/16/2020
Taking Charge of Multiple Sclerosis Take charge of multiple sclerosis! Don't let this unpredictable disease win. Finding reliable information, selecting the right neurologist and creating a treatment plan together discussed. Worsening MS symptoms, progressive disease, MRI, expenses, diet and exercise covered.
info_outline Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue 07/02/2020
Overcoming Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue Need relief from MS fatigue? Great strategies shared to improve mental and physical energy levels. Fix poor sleep with treatment options for anxiety, restless legs, leg cramps, sleep apnea and need to urinate. Medication options reviewed including info on amantadine, modafinil & amphetamines.
info_outline Sex & Multiple Sclerosis 06/18/2020
Sex & Multiple Sclerosis Is multiple sclerosis getting in the way of a healthy sex life? Ways to improve intimacy and libido reviewed. Extensive solutions are presented regarding positioning, decreased/painful sensations, trouble achieving orgasm, hormonal imbalance and erectile dysfunction.
info_outline Bladder Strategies for Multiple Sclerosis 06/04/2020
Bladder Strategies for Multiple Sclerosis Trouble with your bladder? The vast majority of people living with multiple sclerosis have bladder issues that can disrupt daily living. An array of options reviewed for recurrent UTIs (including supplements), bladder urgency (pelvic therapy, medications and Botox) and trouble emptying the bladder (including catheters).
info_outline Cognition and Multiple Sclerosis 05/21/2020
Cognition and Multiple Sclerosis Living with multiple sclerosis with problems with word-finding, short-term memory and/or multitasking? Half of people with MS have cognitive issues. Numerous ways to improve cognitive function shared. Methods to reduce the impact on fatigue, stress & mood on cognition reviewed.
info_outline The Virtual Appointment: Telemedicine and Multiple Sclerosis 05/07/2020
The Virtual Appointment: Telemedicine and Multiple Sclerosis Embrace the technology! Improve your virtual appointment via phone, tablet or computer with your neurologist. Multiple sclerosis specialists share advantages of telemedicine and tips to improve your virtual office visit. The future of telehealth in MS explored.
info_outline COVID-19 and Multiple Sclerosis 04/21/2020
COVID-19 and Multiple Sclerosis Neurologists from multiple sclerosis centers in Spain and Italy share how they are supporting and advising their MS patients during the COVID-19 pandemic. The doctors discuss virtual appointments, MS treatment changes and impact of coronavirus infection on MS patients. Barry Singer MD interviews Jaume Sastre-Garriga MD PhD, in Barcelona & Giovanna Borriello MD, in Rome.
info_outline Pregnancy and Multiple Sclerosis 11/07/2019
Pregnancy and Multiple Sclerosis Invaluable info for pregnancy planning for a healthy baby while minimizing risk of multiple sclerosis disease activity. Unplanned pregnancies, birth control and the role of high-risk obstetricians are addressed along with genetics, nursing and infertility.
info_outline Inside Angle: Partnering with your Neurologist 10/24/2019
Inside Angle: Partnering with your Neurologist Key insights from multiple sclerosis experts to help you advocate and communicate your goals and needs. Specific ways to make the most of your appointments. Difficult questions are tackled such as progressive disease. Managing MS symptoms and wellness highlighted.
info_outline Cannabis & Multiple Sclerosis 10/10/2019
Cannabis & Multiple Sclerosis MS experts share the benefits of medical marijuana including THC and CBD on alleviating multiple sclerosis symptoms of nerve pain and spasticity (muscle tightness, cramping). Addresses which people with MS might benefit from cannabis and details risks. Follow all applicable laws.
info_outline Country Living with Multiple Sclerosis: Improving Rural Care 09/26/2019
Country Living with Multiple Sclerosis: Improving Rural Care Country living has wonderful advantages, but can present some unique challenges to receive optimal multiple sclerosis care. Experts share strategies for rural MS patients to access the most up to date treatments and coordinate care, like telemedicine.
info_outline Remyelination: Repairing Multiple Sclerosis 08/30/2019
Remyelination: Repairing Multiple Sclerosis MS attacks myelin, the coating on nerves. But what if we could repair the myelin lost to the disease? In this podcast, we'll review recent breakthroughs in screening for new treatments to repair myelin.
info_outline Winning Strategies in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment: Don’t Underestimate the Disease 08/30/2019
Winning Strategies in Multiple Sclerosis Treatment: Don’t Underestimate the Disease This podcast explores different multiple sclerosis treatment strategies to maximize quality of life and realize your goals with the least disability.