Dehydration and IV Tips with Matt Cavallo

Dehydration and IV Tips

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Since being diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis in 2005, the veins in my arms have been stuck well over a hundred times. My monthly Tysabri infusion alone has equaled 108 vein piercing injections once every 28 days dating back to February of 2007. Each time has been without incident. My nurses remark how I have big […]

Commonly Missed Medical Expenses for Tax Deductions

Commonly Missed Medical Expenses for Tax Deductions – MSAA ReBlog

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**Originally posted by Matt Cavallo on MSAA Conversations on 3-14-2014 at** Taxes. (n.d.). Retrieved March 12, 2015, from The change of the season can only mean one thing: taxes! I can’t turn on my TV or radio right now without hearing an advertisement for tax preparation. Whether you prepare your own taxes or use […]

Matt Cavallo on having tough family conversations about Multiple Sclerosis

Hard Family Conversations and MS – MSAA ReBlog

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**Originally posted by Matt Cavallo on MSAA Conversations on 2-11-2015 at** Me and my Aunt Angie, Loretta’s older sister, December 2015 During my initial hospital stay and subsequent diagnosis of MS, one of the biggest challenges that I faced was talking to my family. We had a history of multiple sclerosis in my family. My […]

The Secret to Better Doctor’s Appointments

The Secret to Better Doctor’s Appointments

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Photo Citation: Kamo, A. (2014, May 21). Taking Lead in Doctor-Patient Dance. Retrieved March 4, 2015, from Typically I don’t share my health coaching stories, but I felt that this was one all of my readers could benefit from. One common problem that I read about in social media support forums or through interactions with […]

Living with multiple sclerosis can be like trying to stop a runaway train

Runaway MS Train – MSAA Reblog

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**Originally posted by Matt Cavallo on MSAA Conversations on 2-27-2015 at**   Photo Caption: Deviant Art. (n.d.). Retrieved March 2, 2015, from I remember as if it were yesterday: January, 2007. I was sitting in my neurologist’s office after suffering my third relapse in eighteen months. At that moment, I felt that my MS was […]

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How will iConquerMS?

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Matt Cavallo as heard on KTAR, about why participating in iConquerMS is so important: I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in June of 2005. My symptoms came on in a fast, dramatic fashion. I lost feeling from the waist down and couldn’t walk or go to the bathroom on my own. I was afraid at that moment that […]