My Body

The old adage says “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” At MoveOverMS, we say that’s an excellent start! Check out these helpful tips, videos, and tools to keep your body at its best.

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Feel Better Talking to Your Doctor

Feel Better Talking to Your Doctor

Even though it may seem intimidating, you owe it to yourself to do what it takes to get the most out of your doctor visits. By developing a game plan, you’ll be well on your way. Here’s how to make the most of your time together: Educate Yourself Researching your condition and treatment choices can trigger questions and familiarize you…

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Studies Show Caffeine’s Dual Nature

Once considered harmful, caffeine has recently been given a face-lift of sorts thanks to a number of scientific studies into its potential benefits and supposed bad qualities. Here’s a summary: Pros The Famous Boost Caffeine can sharpen your short-term memory, trick you into feeling less tired, and trigger a mild, sometimes useful stress. In recent studies of some longtime coffee drinkers,…

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Party Hearty? Alcohol and MS

Party Hearty? Alcohol and MS

If you’re like millions of folks around the world, you enjoy a nice glass of wine or a cold beer on a hot day. But with MS, you’ve probably been told to avoid alcohol – and maybe that’s something you’re struggling to comply with. It’s important to be honest with yourself and your MS specialist when discussing alcohol consumption. Here…

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Foundations First - Your Feet

Foundations First – Your Feet

Get your stretch on with yoga guru Hillary Rubin as she walks through a few simple foot exercises that’ll help build a better base for your body. The toe bone’s connected to the foot bone. The foot bone’s connected to the ankle bone. The ankle bone’s connected to the…well, you get the idea. From toe to top, what happens in…

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Foods That Make You Feel Fabulous

Believe it or not, your diet plays a huge part in your overall sense of well-being. Colors, shapes, flavors and textures are just a few of the variables that you can experiment with. If you do your homework early on, then it’s easier to stick to foods that make you feel fabulous. To prep for your next trip to the…

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Exercise Confidence

Exercise Confidence

Beginning an exercise program can feel like a daunting task, but fret not. With five simple tips, you can prepare your mind and your body before you even begin to break a sweat. Get comfortable with the idea of exercising using these five simple tips. You’ll soon find that exercise isn’t just something you do. It’s a way of life. Keep…

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