Multiple Sclerosis Centers of Excellence
Podcast: Multiple Sclerosis and Vets
Our "MS & Vets" podcast series, developed in collaboration with the VA Employee Education System, discusses important issues related to the health and quality of life for Veterans with MS. During every episode you’ll hear subject matter experts weigh in on MS issues and talk about services the VA provides, because every Veteran’s health really does matter.
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A new podcast will be posted the 2nd Monday of each month.
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January 9, 2023
Speaker: Yohance Allette, MD
An exacerbation of MS, also known as a relapse or flare-up, is the occurrence of new symptoms or the worsening of old symptoms. The experience of an exacerbation is varied, they can be mild or severe enough to interfere with functions of daily living and they can last a few days up to several months. While not all people with MS experience relapses, most do. Join Dr. Yohance Allette to learn about exacerbations of MS, as well as what to do when you experience one.
February 13, 2023
Speaker: Ileana Howard, MD
Spasticity is a common symptom affecting many people with neurological diseases, including those with MS. Although the stiffness associated with spasticity can sometimes be helpful when performing daily activities such as getting in and out of a wheelchair or walking, spasticity can also be a nuisance and even lead to serious health concerns. The good news is that there are a growing number of treatments available to help ease the burden of troublesome spasticity. Join Dr. Ileana Howard to learn more about spasticity and MS.
November 14, 2022: Balance and Falls in MS
October 10, 2022: Improving Sleep for People with MS
September 12, 2022: Diet and MS
August 8, 2022: Disability Progression and Aging in MS
July 11, 2022: Complementary and Alternative Therapies and MS
June 13, 2022: Exercise as an MS Therapy
May 9, 2022: Pregnancy and MS
April 11, 2022: Choosing the Best Disease Modifying Therapy for You
March 14, 2022: Home Safety Evaluation
February 14, 2022: Benefits of Outdoor Adventure for People with MS
January 10, 2022: Building Emotional Resilience
December 13, 2021: Fatigue and MS
November 8, 2021: Multi-Disciplinary Care in MS: It Takes a Village
October 11, 2021: The Basics of VA Benefits and Resources
September 13, 2021: Overview of MS Research in the VA
August 9, 2021: Whole Health: A New Model of Healthcare for Veterans
July 12, 2021: Telehealth for Veterans with MS: Getting the Most Out of Your Virtual Visit
June 14, 2021: Vaccines and MS: What You Need to Know
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