It is a well-known fact that exercise is important for our overall well-being, however, it can also help to manage some of the symptoms of MS. There are all different kinds of exercise, so you should be able to find one that you can do and enjoy. Many people enjoy gardening, walking the dog or playing a sport. A more gentle exercise could be Tai Chi or Yoga. Links to information about these two…
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Health Information Guernsey was a charity founded in 1999 and was designed to give information on health and disability matters. In 2018 the charity was transformed into Health Connections which supports the community by giving information on a wide range of topics, important to the people of Guernsey. One of the differences being implemented since the transformation in 2018, is the organisation…
Brain Fog is a term many people with MS talk about, referring to having trouble thinking clearly, remembering names, and having times when they are confused or frustrated. If this is you then what is important is for you to realise you are not alone. It is often a symptom of MS due to another common symptom being fatigued and having less energy. Some of the strategies to help cope with Brain Fog…
There are many women in their 20's and 30's, who have been diagnosed with MS, wishing to start a family. Having MS does not prevent you from getting pregnant; there is currently no evidence that having MS causes infertility. In fact, studies have shown that being pregnant and the subsequent delivery of a baby with a woman with MS, are not significantly different to a women without MS. A positive…
The MS Christmas Fayre is on Saturday 2nd November between 2 pm and 4 pm at the Vale Douzaine. Many stalls this year including CD's, DVD's, homemade arts, craft and cards, cakes, books, health products, homemade chutney and jam from homegrown produce and a raffle with some amazing prizes to be won. Also plenty of room for teas, coffee, or mulled wine with mince pies. Hope to see you there.
What a fantastic effort by all the teams and organisers at today's Rowathon who have helped raised approximately £5,000 for the Guernsey MS Society. Thank you to everyone who participated or helped today. Click here for the results.
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Supporters and pro-legalising cannabis campaigners applaud to support Christine Smith as she arrives to be sentenced by the Royal Court. The Guernsey Press reported on the recent case of a local resident, Christine Smith who received a two-year suspended prison sentence for attempting to import tetrahydrocannabinol – a cannabis derived substance. Read more.
The Idea is that we move a million miles in the month, by non-motorised means (miles covered in electric wheelchairs and other mobility aids do count, however). The miles are then all logged together, along with all the money raised. The website is now live! Register and log your miles until Sept 30th. www.millionmiles.gg