New Book Offers Fresh Insight On Multiple Sclerosis

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Barry Farr, MD shares new strategies for dealing with MS

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“This book should help all patients with MS and many with similar problems due to other conditions (e.g., childbirth causes more cases of chronic rectal sphincter laxity than MS does).” –Robert J. Sherertz, MD

According to the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation there are more than 400,000 in the United States and 2.5 million people around the world who have Multiple Sclerosis (MS). An MS patient and medical professional, Barry Farr, MD has unique insight into the complex nature of this disease and its debilitating effects. He shares these insights in his new book “Multiple Sclerosis: Coping with Complications” (published by Archway Publishing).

Farr writes from his extensive experience as a physician and patient who has battled MS for 24 years. Unlike most other MS books, his work aims to help patients deal with the reality of chronic complications of this disease and shares new strategies. Farr recommends it to patients, their families and their caregivers. Healthcare workers would also find the book interesting and helpful because it includes many new observations about the disease and many new strategies for preventing and controlling its complications.

“Multiple Sclerosis: Coping with Complications” is an incisive and innovative addition to the existing literature on MS. It has been recommended by several medical professionals. The following are some reviews:

“Every person with multiple sclerosis should read this book.” –Jack M. Gwaltney, Jr., MD

“This book should help all patients with MS and many with similar problems due to other conditions (e.g., childbirth causes more cases of chronic rectal sphincter laxity than MS does).” –Robert J. Sherertz, MD

“Multiple Sclerosis: Coping with Complications”
By Barry Farr, MD
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 450 pages | ISBN 9781480829237
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 450 pages | ISBN 9781480829220
E-Book | 450 pages | ISBN 9781480829244
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Barry Farr, MD received his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Science degree in Epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He trained in internal medicine and infectious diseases at the University of Virginia. He spent the rest of his career on the faculty of the University of Virginia School of Medicine where he retired as the William S. Jordan Jr., Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at the age of 52 due to physical disability from multiple sclerosis. He co-authored 167 medical publications, 137 scientific abstracts for national scientific meetings and co-edited two books.

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit archwaypublishing.com or call 888-242-5904.

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