Multiple Sclerosis

Newsletter 2019 March

Newsletter 2019 March

March is madness month for basketball fans, but also for St.Patrick's Day, Pi Day and our favorite Daylight Savings Day. Daylight savings is the first indicator that spring is on the way and time to make OUTSIDE plans! Most importantly March is MS Awareness Month; a time to help educate people not affected by MS understand what MS really means. The National MS Society recently reported on a landmark study by leading experts estimating that nearly 1 million adults are living with MS in the United States…

Newsletter 2018 December

Newsletter 2018 December

People helping people is how accessibility happens. 

Thank you for helping us.
We look forward to helping you. 
Together we make the world a cooler place.

Design Contest for Helping People with MS.

Design Contest for Helping People with MS.

This is near and dear to ThermApparel's heart because of an opportunity like this the 2 co-founders were able to create the beginnings for the UnderCool Cooling Vest. We are spreading the word because good design does make a difference in the world. …

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?

I have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?

“II have a prescription for a cooling vest from my doctor how do I know if my insurance will pay for it?.”

Blogs we love: Health Central: Tips on How to Manage Your MS in Hot Weather

Blogs we love: Health Central: Tips on How to Manage Your MS in Hot Weather

People with MS may have difficulty regulating body temperature due to impaired neural control of autonomic and endocrine (hormonal) functions. This means …

Blogs we love: My MS Team: What Causes MS?

Blogs we love: My MS Team: What Causes MS?

The cause of multiple sclerosis is unknown. Scientists have proven that MS is autoimmune in origin – in other words, the damage in MS is caused by the body’s immune system attacking its own tissues...… 

Handicap Parking Guide According to Dave

Handicap Parking Guide According to Dave

If you haven’t read Dave Bexfield’s blog or been to his amazing

8 Key Questions About Multiple Sclerosis

8 Key Questions About Multiple Sclerosis

Learning the basics about multiple sclerosis is the first step toward living your best life with the condition.

Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms

Diet Tips for Managing MS Symptoms

Food is a big part of staying healthy for everybody, and in some cases, the right food and beverage picks can make managing multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms a little easier.

Registered dietitian nutritionist Mona Bostick, who blogs about living with multiple sclerosis at Food Matters 365, shares some tips on what to eat and drink.

Is There a Connection Between Fibromyalgia and MS?

Is There a Connection Between Fibromyalgia and MS?

ack in the early 1990s, my doctor suspected fibromyalgia as the culprit for my fatigue, aches, and pains. At the time, doctors diagnosed fibromyalgia by the use of tender points. Additional criteria have been added to diagnostic guidelines since then. But in those days, the doctor would assess a

STUDY: New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

STUDY: New UK guidelines for pregnancy in multiple sclerosis

MS is usually diagnosed between the ages of 20-40, the age at which many people will be thinking of starting or adding to their family. Getting advice on family planning, pregnancy and childbirth, particularly in relation to the disease modifying drugs, is going to be important.