Category Archives: Multiple Sclerosis

Make 2014 the year you make a difference for those with MS

Consider registering for a Walk MS event in your area!  This year’s National MS Society’s Walk MS takes place on Sunday, May 4th in 17 different cities in Minnesota.  Help raise funds for critical research and programs that support people living with … Continue reading

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AASM shares study on Sleep Education website about untreated sleep apnea & fatigue in MS

From “Study links untreated sleep apnea to fatigue in MS patients” by Patrick Murray at sleepeducation.com: “Untreated sleep apnea may be contributing to MS patients’ debilitating fatigue. Findings from a new study show that people with MS have a heightened … Continue reading

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Dr. Sethna Speaks to the MS Society Midwest Chapter on the MS Society’s Research Pipeline

Dr. Sethna, one of Noran Neurological Clinic’s neurologists with a special interest in MS, briefly discusses current research in Multiple Sclerosis.  Find his interview with the MS Society Midwest Chapter here: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/mnm/msconnectionnews/research/research-pipeline-archives/dr-michael-sethna/index.aspx

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Great resource to find free or low cost medication programs

Medications can be a very important part of managing a medical condition, often in conjunction with other therapies and healthy lifestyle.  Unfortunately, as many patients know, they can also be one of the most expensive aspects of a treatment plan.  What some … Continue reading

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Article in Momentum magazine explores the emotional symptoms common to MS

Momentum, the magazine of the National MS Society, recently featured an article by Alice G. Walton, PhD, discussing the different emotional symptoms that are oftentimes experienced alongside multiple sclerosis.  Grief, depression, anxiety, rapid shifts in mood, and PBA (pseudobulbar affect) are all … Continue reading

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Family Fit Lifestyle Month

Many people start out the new year with a resolution for themselves to lose those pounds that have accrued over the last year – or sometimes just over the holidays.  However, January is Family Fit Lifestyle month, and a great … Continue reading

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American Brain Foundation’s Fifth Annual Neuro Film Festival

The American Brain Foundation announced their Neuro Film Festival, now in its fifth year.  The festival aims to raise awareness about the need for why more funding is needed for research into the prevention, treatment, and cure of brain diseases … Continue reading

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September 25th is International Ataxia Awareness Day

Today, September 25th, is International Ataxia Awareness Day.  Ataxia can describe either a symptom of a disorder that causes difficulty with coordination, or can be a disorder in itself from a group of neurological degenerative diseases.  Ataxia typically involves lack … Continue reading

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Infusion: A Q&A with Chad Evans MD

Chad Evans MD is an a Board Certified Neurologist who also heads Noran Neurological Clinic’s Infusion Department as the Director.  As a certified electrodiagnostician, he additionally performs EMGS for both his own patients and for other providers’ patients when ordered.  … Continue reading

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Looking for a way to make a difference for those with MS?

Consider registering for a Walk MS event in your area!  This year’s National MS Society’s Walk MS takes place on Sunday, May 5th in 17 different cities in Minnesota.  Help raise funds for critical research and programs that support people … Continue reading

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