Monthly Archives: June 2013

What Do You Know About Multiple Sclerosis?

More MS awareness..

Thanks to angelsneuro

Outstanding Neurologists Near You!

Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic and often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system which consists of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerve.  Everything we do whether it is taking a step or even breathing all goes through the central nervous system.  The way our central nervous system functions is through the use of neurons, which are electronically excitable cells that process and transmit information through signals.  The signals that neurons send and receive are essential to the function of the central nervous system and allows the human experience to exist. Normally the path of these nerve signals is protected by the myelin sheath which is essential for the signals to reach their destination. However the pathways of a person with MS, the myelin is eroded and the nerve fibers underneath are damaged which affects the signals.   The reason for the loss of myelin is believed to be…

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Research that will STOP MS in its tracks.
Research that will RESTORE what’s been lost.
Research that will END MS forever.




Outstanding Neurologists Near You!

Do you ever feel like your child is more hyperactive than other children their age?  

Do they struggle to focus in school or when doing other simple tasks? 

Do they fail to listen to you when you are talking directly to them?

Do they say inappropriate things without thinking?

They reason for this type of behavior may just be because they have more energy than other kids and that energy distracts them from focusing; or maybe they are simply just to lazy to do the work.  They also could just be in a phase of testing their boundaries to see how much they can get away with.  However, there may be another underlying issue that is the cause for this type of behavior in your child.  Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurobehavioral disorder of childhood and is very common amongst adolescents.  ADHD is often first diagnosed in…

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An Overview On Stroke

Outstanding Neurologists Near You!

Three years ago my uncle went to visit one of his friends and from that day on his life changed forever. It was around the middle of April and the two of them were just sitting in the kitchen together talking, when all of a sudden something about my uncle changed.  He began slurring all his words and made absolutely zero sense when speaking.  My uncle’s friend did not realize that something major was going on at the time instead he just thought- “Are you drunk right now?” My uncle was so confused because is his mind he was making perfect sense. Then when uncle went to go wash his hands in the bathroom he noticed that his mouth was drooping and his lips were still moving. This trigger an alarm for him and he immediately ran out to his friend and said “We need to go to the hospital…

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Remembering The 1968 Student Riots

!968 Student Riots!

Multiple Sclerosis Awareness

Some of you may know I am taking part in the 60 challenge to raise funds for research for Multiple Sclerosis. I am giving up chocolate, wine and meat!

I am also trying to raise awareness for this debilitating disease.

Please wish me luck and take a look at the video and the attached links if you would like to know more about MS and also the justgiving site for those who would like to raise funds or donate.

and a little poem Gemini style..

Here is a plea
I have made in verse
Support MS
It is a curse
No words today
Describe the disease
But funds for research
Will make me pleased
On my birthday
The greatest prize
Would be to see
The MS fund rise!


Gemini x