MS Alliance of Virginia

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The Mission of the Multiple Sclerosis Alliance of Virginia

  • Provide programs, events, activities and services for people living with MS in Southwest Virginia and the surrounding areas, including Veterans.
  • Educate and empower people with MS, their care partners, friends and family.  We will guide people to organizations that can assist people with their needs.
  • Contribute to awareness in the community, including educational programs to young people, first responders and community organizations.
  • Encourage and expand support groups to include assisted living facilities, homebound people and help others start upbeat groups in their area.

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Staying in touch Virtual

The MSF recently joined us for a support group meeting. and posted this article in their recent newsletter. “These are only some of the many support group leaders that I have come to know. While talking to them at a virtual support group meeting may not be quite the same as meeting them in person. I feel it has given me better insight as to who these leaders are.”

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Can Turmeric Help Manage Multiple Sclerosis?

Curcumin, a key ingredient of the spice, may reduce inflammation, but questions remain about its usefulness for MS.Much more research is needed before turmeric can be recommended as a supplement for people with MS.

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Medications to Treat Multiple Sclerosis-Related Fatigue

If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you might feel very fatigued from time to time. It’s different than normal tiredness, and it doesn’t get better with sleep. The best way to ease fatigue is to treat what’s causing it. That’s hard to do when you have MS. But you...

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MSAV Family Outdoor Movie Night

Due to covid and social distancing guidelines,  there is a maximum of 40 people allowed in this venue. Masks are required except when eating. Please sign up for EACH family member that will attend. We will be using the outdoor pavillion at Three Chopt Recreation Club...

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