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For many people living with MS, losing control of bodily functions is a day-to-day concern. 

This week’s ‘elephant in the room’ is Incontinence – not a popular topic, but one we should discuss!

Continence refers to our ability to hold it all in. It comes from the Latin word ‘continentia’ which means ‘a holding back’, i.e. holding back bodily functions.

So incontinence is a term that describes any accidental or involuntary...


Let's be blunt, it's just the worst. Why did I come into this room? What was I saying again? I'm sorry, have I told you this before? What were we talking about? Ok, I need to look something up. Let me open my phone, put the pin number in, open the browser and... what was I looking up again?  Think. Think. THINK. Blank slate.  It is completely mentally exhausting. It gives the saying "hold that thought" a whole new meaning. It's such a struggle to mentally hold onto a task if it's not staring...


Trish ball

The Trish MSs Research Foundation presents the Moulin Rouge Ball

Saturday 9th September
The Grand Ballroom Hilton Sydney
New South Wales

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