Publication date: Mar 13, 2019
This post was originally published on this site Spurred on by a recent multiple sclerosis (MS) prevalence study, which revealed that the number of MS patients in the U. S. is double (nearly one million) what had been previously thought, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is marking MS Awareness Week by sharing stories of those affected by the disease. This year, the society is spotlighting patient strength and resilience, as many MS patients move forward with their lives despite the challenges imposed by the disease. Another story focuses on Chris, a MS patient and former competitive triathlete, who talks about the disease’s effect on his running after a lesion was found on his brain. According to the National MS Society, actress Selma Blair, who has recently spoken publicly of her MS journey, is proof of the power of sharing stories about the disease. The post On the Heels of New MS Prevalence Study, the National MS Society Marks MS Awareness Week with Patient Stories appeared first on Multiple Sclerosis News Today. The post On the Heels of New MS Prevalence Study, the National MS Society Marks MS Awareness Week with Patient Stories appeared first on BioNewsFeeds.
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