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May 2015

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May is a busy month! We’re wrapping up the Walk MS season, hosting our first Bike MS ride of the year in Alaska, and joining the global MS community in raising awareness on World MS Day. Keep an eye on everything going on this month by visiting MSnorthwest.org.

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World MS Day: May 27

World MS Day Every year, the global MS community comes together to educate the public about MS and raise awareness about how it affects the lives of more than 2.3 million people around the world. This year, help us show the world that together we’re #strongerthanMS.

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Sexual Dysfunction and MS

Intimacy Like many other things, MS can affect intimacy in relationships. If MS damages the nerve pathways the brain uses to send messages to the sexual organs, sexual response can be directly affected. Sexual problems can also stem from MS symptoms such as fatigue or spasticity, as well as from psychological factors relating to self-esteem and mood changes.

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Society invests $28 million in new research

New ResearchThe National Multiple Sclerosis Society has committed $28 million to support an expected 84 new MS research projects and training awards. These are part of a comprehensive research strategy aimed at stopping MS, restoring function that has been lost, and ending the disease forever – for every single person with MS. There are currently 11 ongoing projects that continue to be funded in our area.

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Stay at Home Telephone Support Group

telephone-support-groupAre you or someone you know living with MS and looking to connect with others from the comfort of home? Dial into this monthly teleconference to meet others living with MS and talk about your questions or concerns in a supportive environment. For more information, contact Mary at msphonesupportgr@q.com.

Third Wednesday of each month, 1:00 – 2:00 pm PST. 1-888-279-3775, code 4001#

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