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Episodes

FUMS 019 – Adaptive Yoga, Mindfulness, and Meditation with Mindy Eisenberg

8/17/2018
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Mindy Eisenberg is a former hospital administrator, turned yoga instructor who’s dedicated to increasing the quality of life for those with disabilities. She does this in loving memory of her mother who had progressive MS. Mindy is the author of Adaptive Yoga Moves Any Body and manages the fast growing Yoga Moves MS community. In today’s episode she shares her philosophy of healing and the importance of the mind body relationship to health and healing. At the end the episode Mindy guides...

Duration:00:32:56

FUMS 018 - An Ankle Brace to Revolutionize Ankle Braces

8/3/2018
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Dr. Fred Ferlic is a man on a mission. He is a recently retired orthopedic surgeon whose career spans 40 years, and 20 of those he spent as the team doctor for both the men's and women's basketball teams at his Alma Mater, the University of Notre Dame. He has partnered with the inventor of the TayCo Brace to take this revolutionary product to help millions of people around the world. He passionately believes that the TayCo Brace can have such a huge impact and help millions of people who...

Duration:00:20:49

FUMS 017 - Autoimmune Health Coach Alene Brennan

7/20/2018
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Alene Brennan is a certified nutrition coach, natural food chef, yoga instructor, and personal trainer who helps people with autoimmune disease heal through diet and lifestyle. Oh, and she has MS. And migraines. And she learned how to affect her chronic illness positively through diet and lifestyle - and now she helps others do the same through her coaching. She’s really an amazing person with a ton of passion to really help people. It was her tagline that first caught my attention: “less...

Duration:00:34:44

FUMS 016 - 2 Girls, 2 Bikes, 50 States

7/6/2018
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Today I’m talking with Rachel Bubbs and Dayle James, two women who decided to ride their bikes in all 50 states to raise awareness and research funds for MS. They got their National MS Society Bike MS Passports and they're ready to ride! BTW – they’re carrying a "champions bandana" with them on all of their rides – with MS warrior's names on it. So - you could go along for the ride – well, your name could anyway! Learn all about it and how you can get your name on that bandana. Listen...

Duration:00:16:29

FUMS 015 - Country Music Singer Julie Roberts and Her MS Journey

6/22/2018
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Humble, kind, unassuming - those are just a few words I'd use to describe my guest today, country music singer Julie Roberts. I'd also say talented, brave, loving, strong and selfless. Hers is an amazing story - from a small town in South Carolina where she, her sisters and her mother were victims of domestic abuse, to Nashville, Tennessee making gold records, to a stage in Asheville, North Carolina where she lost the feeling in her hands and her sight went blurry while on stage one...

Duration:00:33:20

FUMS 014 - TV News Anchor Shares Her MS Story

6/8/2018
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Katie Collett is an Emmy-nominated news anchor on WAVY-TV 10 and Fox 43, the local NBC affiliates in southern Virginia – where I live. She's also a wife, a mother, a daughter, a friend, etc. - and she has MS. She's up at 2:15 am and works from 3:30 am - 1:00 pm! And that's just her day job. She has a 4-year-old little boy at home too! AND she is a very vocal advocate for MS awareness and a participant in a multitude of fundraising efforts. She's pretty amazing - but I think she'd deny...

Duration:00:41:19

FUMS 013 - Cog Fog in MS

5/25/2018
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In today's episode, I'm talking to Dr. Victoria Leavitt, a clinical neuropsychologist and director of the Multiple Sclerosis Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at Columbia University Medical Center in New York. She's brilliant and has great insight into how to deal with the dreaded "cog fog" - from nutrition to exercise to helpful apps. She makes this very medically dense subject understandable and approachable. We talk about how mood, and things like anxiety, depression and personality...

Duration:00:47:32

FUMS 012 - Low Cost High Tech Help For MS'ers

5/11/2018
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In today’s episode, Occupational Therapist Gabe Byars shares all the ways that assistive technology can help us in our everyday life with MS. Learn about integrating various technologies to turn your lights off and on, adjust the heat or air conditioning, see who’s at the door and let them in, raise and lower the blinds – all on voice command! Imagine the energy you’d save. Gabe also shares tips and tricks like using your smart phone’s calendar to free up your mind from having to remember...

Duration:00:40:36

FUMS 011 - Sex, Constipation, Incontinence - Oh My!

4/30/2018
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Erin Glace, MSPT, PRPC, BCB-PMD, is the clinical director of the Physical Therapy and Urodynamics departments at Urology of Virginia. She is a graduate of the University of Florida with her bachelor’s degree in Physical Therapy and a graduate of Old Dominion University with an advanced master’s degree in Physical Therapy. Her sole focus of treatment is pelvic floor dysfunction She has a TON of initials behind her name for all of the training she's done and she's respected throughout her...

Duration:00:36:50

FUMS 010 - Dr. Terry Wahls On Her Diet vs. Dr. Roy Swank's Diet for MS

4/10/2018
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Dr. Terry Wahls is a clinical professor of medicine at the University of Iowa where she conducts clinical trials. She is also a patient with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis, which confined her to a tilt-recline wheelchair for four years. Dr. Wahls restored her health using a diet and lifestyle program she designed specifically for her brain and now pedals her bike to work each day! She is the author of The Wahls Protocol: How I Beat Progressive MS Using Paleo Principles and...

Duration:01:09:47

FUMS 009 - MS and Marijuana

3/24/2018
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Teri Heede is an MS warrior, cannabis advocate and activist, mother, grandmother, wounded vet, widow and an inspiration. In this episode, she tells her story of her MS diagnosis, trying ALL the meds available, failing on them all and finding cannabis to immediately relieve her MS pain and spasticity. She's explaining the legalities, what to look for, the various forms (edible, tincture, lotion, oil, smokeable) it comes in, what works best and the legislative battles she's fighting to gain...

Duration:00:39:52

FUMS 008 - Revolutionary MS Diagnostic Blood Test

2/8/2018
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**This interview was recorded in the late spring of 2017. IsolateMS and several of the other disease state diagnostics mentioned in this episode are now available. Getting an MS diagnosis has been more about exclusion than a definitive answer. Until now. IQuity, Inc. has cracked the code. They introduced a simple blood test that provides an answer in a week with a better than 90 percent accuracy rate! This. Is. Big. Most of us with an MS diagnosis went through a battery of tests -...

Duration:00:31:08

FUMS 007 - Chiropractic Care & Supplements Reversed Her MS

1/23/2018
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Michelle Nelson found herself declining further and further into disability from Multiple Sclerosis. A chance meeting at a garage sale changed everything. A chiropractor suggested she make an appointment because she was confident she could help Michelle. She did - and the results were amazing. Learn what Michelle did and what results she saw. Maybe it could work for you!

Duration:00:33:08

FUMS 006 – Erin Clayton, Raising Money and Awareness of Multiple Sclerosis

6/17/2015
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On today’s episode, we’ll meet Erin Clayton, a fellow MS’er who views her diagnosis as a blessing in disguise. WHAT?? I know – I’ll ask her about that! She was diagnosed 8 years ago and since, has raised over $200,000 for the National MS Society!! She’s back in school getting her Certified Nonprofit Professional certification … FUMS 006 – Erin Clayton, Raising Money and Awareness of Multiple SclerosisRead More » The post FUMS 006 – Erin Clayton, Raising Money and Awareness of Multiple...

Duration:00:20:52

FUMS 005 – Organ Donation

6/3/2015
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In this episode of the FUMSnow Podcast Show, I interview Susan Stuart, President & CEO of CORE – the Center for Organ Recovery and Education. We talk about the need for organ donation and the easy process for sign up. I had no idea that there are 58 organ procurement centers in the U.S. Such … FUMS 005 – Organ DonationRead More » The post FUMS 005 – Organ Donation appeared first on FUMS: Giving Multiple Sclerosis The Finger.

Duration:00:21:08

FUMS 004 – MyHealthTeams dot com Interview

5/12/2015
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In this episode, I interview Mary Ray, Co-Founder and COO of MyHealthTeams.com – a wonderful resource for many health-challenged communities – and for our purposes – MS in particular – at MyMSTeam.com. We talk about her drive to fill a void in the chronic health community – making technology work for us all. She’s a … FUMS 004 – MyHealthTeams dot com InterviewRead More » The post FUMS 004 – MyHealthTeams dot com Interview appeared first on FUMS: Giving Multiple Sclerosis The Finger.

Duration:00:18:48

FUMS 003 – Squatty Potty Interview

3/13/2015
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In this episode of the FUMSnow Podcast Show, I interview Bobby and Judy Edwards, co-founders of the very successful Squatty Potty company. You may have seen them on the American television show “Shark Tank,” where Lori Greiner (the “warm-blooded shark”) was lucky enough to have partnered with them. Judy Edward’s interest in toilet posture … FUMS 003 – Squatty Potty InterviewRead More » The post FUMS 003 – Squatty Potty Interview appeared first on FUMS: Giving Multiple Sclerosis The Finger.

Duration:00:19:57

FUMS 002 – Kathy Bolen, MS Nurse Interview

3/12/2015
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In this episode, I interview Kathy Bolen, an RN who went the extra mile to become a certified MS nurse. Nurses are special people – MS nurses are extra special!! You’ll learn: how someone becomes an MS nurse the difference having an MS nurse on your side can make all the resources an MS … FUMS 002 – Kathy Bolen, MS Nurse InterviewRead More » The post FUMS 002 – Kathy Bolen, MS Nurse Interview appeared first on FUMS: Giving Multiple Sclerosis The Finger.

Duration:00:11:05

FUMS 001 – Dan & Jennifer Digmann Interview

2/12/2015
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In this episode, I interview Dan & Jennifer Digmann, a wonderful married couple who both have Multiple Sclerosis. They’ve written a book called, “Despite MS, To Spite MS” and we talk about what their journey has been like: how they met and married, how they deal with their challenges, and how they advocate for … FUMS 001 – Dan & Jennifer Digmann InterviewRead More » The post FUMS 001 – Dan & Jennifer Digmann Interview appeared first on FUMS: Giving Multiple Sclerosis The Finger.

Duration:00:36:06