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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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The main page for the "MS & Vets" podcast series is on Spreaker. When you go to the "MS & Vets" Spreaker page, you will see a listing of the podcasts that are available for listening. 

If you would like to receive alerts for when new podcasts are available, you must download one of the apps below and set up your account to receive alerts for the podcast. 

A new podcast will be posted the 2nd Monday of each month.

  1. Amazon Music/Audible
  2. Apple Podcast
  3. Castbox
  4. Deezer
  5. Google Podcast
  6. iHeart Radio
  7. JioSaavn
  8. Pocket Casts
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  11. Spotify
  12. Spreaker

July 8, 2024

Complementary and Alternative Therapies and MS

Speaker: Suma Shah, MD

Wellness is about physical, emotional, spiritual, and psychological well-being. Staying well with MS means not just keeping on top of your MS, but also taking charge of your general health. Staying well may require you to take a holistic look at the many areas of life that can affect your health — your work environment, relationships, diet, sleep patterns, and more. Join Dr. Suma Shah to learn about complementary and alternative therapies that may be beneficial for people with MS. 

August 12, 2024

Headaches and MS

Speaker: Salam Zughayer, DO

Headaches can be common in people with MS, with between 20-70% of people with MS experiencing tension headaches, migraine headaches, and/or cluster headaches. Triggers for MS headaches include stress, muscle tension, or certain foods. However, a range of medications and alternative treatments may help relieve the symptoms. Join Dr. Zughayer to learn about preventive measures and treatment options. 


June 10, 2024: Research and MS
May 13, 2024: Osteoporosis and MS
April 8, 2024: Importance of MRI in MS Care
March 11, 2024: Vision and MS
February 12, 2024: Symptoms of MS
January 8, 2024: Adaptive Driving and MS
December 11, 2023: Cognitive Rehabilitation and MS
November 13, 2023: Choosing a Disease Modifying Therapy
October 9, 2023: What Causes MS?
September 11, 2023: Occupational Therapy and MS
August 14, 2023: Managing MS Fatigue
July 10, 2023: Caregiver Burn Out and Self-Care
June 12, 2023: Pain and MS
May 8, 2023: How is MS Diagnosed?
April 10, 2023: Seizures and Epilepsy in People with MS
March 13, 2023: Mindfulness Strategies for Healthy Living
February 13, 2023: Spasticity and MS
January 9, 2023: Relapse Management for People with 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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