Recap MS Awareness Month with MSAA
The month of March is almost over, which means MS Awareness Month activities are wrapping up, however you may still access all of the important information provided through these activities. The Multiple Sclerosis Association of America (MSAA) would like to share with you the resources that we’ve created throughout the month to help you learn more about The Mind, Body, and MS Connection. Resources include:
- The Importance of Wellness Care in MS
Featuring MS experts Mary Rensel, MD and Amy Sullivan, PsyD of the Cleveland Clinic, this live, one-hour webinar described the mind-body connection in MS and discussed how to improve MS symptoms through diet, exercise, and stress reduction. Watch the webinar here.
- Keeping it Simple: Everyday Mindfulness for People Living with MS
Marriage and Family Therapist Cheryl Young, MAMFT of the Louisville Mindfulness Center explored how learning Mindfulness techniques can help you to better manage life’s stressors, decrease anxiety, irritability, and fear. See more on our website.
"Ask the Expert" Events
- Wellness and Healthy Living with MS
Dr. Annette Okai of the Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Center of Dallas at Baylor University Medical Center answered questions during a one-hour live event on MSAA’s peer-to-peer online support forum, My MSAA Community. You can view the transcript featuring responses on MS and healthy living here.
- A Little is A Lot When Exercising with MS
This new MSAA Podcast episode, featuring physical therapist Brian Hutchinson, discusses how physical activity can improve your body and mind, and offers easy and effective exercise options for everyone living with MS. Listen to the episode here.
- Better Symptom Management through Wellness
Mary Rensel, MD and Amy Sullivan, PsyD of the Cleveland Clinic return for this podcast to discuss brain health and provide helpful strategies to improve MS care through nutrition, exercise, mindfulness, and overall healthy living. Listen here.
To view a full list of activities from MSAA’s MS Awareness Month campaign, please visit our website at mymsaa.org/awarenessmonth.
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