You’re not on this journey alone. There’s a whole world of people like you waiting to connect and lend support.
Whether you’re newly diagnosed, experiencing flare-ups, or in remission, meet others who understand what you’re going through.
Our mission is to empower people to live beyond multiple sclerosis through compassion, support and knowledge. From one-on-one chats to group discussions, we make connecting easy. We are a safe place to find and receive advice, seek and offer support, and discover the latest news and research updates.
HOW IT WORKS
Add your take to any conversation in one of our many groups! It’s a great way to swap stories and share what’s worked or not while meeting others in the community. Each weekday our MS Buddy guide leads a live discussion in one of our Groups:
MS and Career
We connect you with a new member from our community each day at 12 p.m. PST. We recommend and introduce members to you based on your stage, treatment, and lifestyle interests and needs. Browse member profiles and request to match with anyone from our community. See members online now to instantly message.
You’ll have easy access to all your messages in one place. See who’s online and send a message whenever you want to connect. Get notified when a member messages you.
Get handpicked wellness and news stories reviewed by Healthline’s team of medical professionals delivered to you each week. Stay informed about new treatments, what’s trending, and the latest in clinical trials. Find ways to nurture your body, mind, and spirit.
We’ve made it easy to access all these features and more. Find them all in your home feed and get the conversation going with one tap. We’ll also track whatever you post to Groups here so you can keep tabs on them and new replies.
Healthline Media is the second-largest and fastest-growing consumer health publisher in the world, reaching 125 million people a month. Healthline’s mission is to be your most trusted ally in your pursuit of health and well-being.
You can depend on us to provide expert content along with genuine caring. We’ll support, guide, and inspire you toward the best possible health outcomes for you and your family. Our solid profitability and rapid growth enables us to invest in expanding our reach and offerings to make even more of a difference for our users.
We are always making strides to ensure MS Buddy is the best version of itself. Update your app for a better experience. This update includes:
- Small updates and bug fixes ... because squashing bugs and improving your experience is our forte.
Ratings and Reviews
MS Buddy has given me a community
I started using MS Buddy in October after a bad relapse left me struggling to walk, increased numbness in extremities, and really bad MS Hug. It gave me a community of support that I never had before. I have had Multiple Sclerosis for 15 years and until this year I had only met/ talked to a handful of others with MS. I found people to talk with and it has been a boon to me in dealing with this disease and my relapse. I’m an Ambassador for MS Buddy now and being able to help others dealing with this disease has renewed my purpose. I still struggle with MS, but my outlook has improved dramatically, which makes dealing with this disease easier, physiologically and emotionally. Thank you MS Buddy! 🧡🙏🏼😊
Not feeling alone
This app is good and well worth downloading because there are so many of us that are in the same boat and need someone to lean on and talk to. It’s a great app but now it’s glitchy to where it takes me to sign in and then when I try I have to tap on the app again after it closes and then it takes me right to where my buddies are and messages with no problems. It was acting fine before the update and now it’s just too glitchy but I’ll keep using it hope the issues will get taken care of and soon. So for that reason I say it’s about a three overall a five
Developer Response ,
Hi :) Thank you so much for using the app and for your feedback! We are sorry to hear that logging into the app is causing you trouble. Please do let us know if you are still having this issue by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org
- MS Buddy Engineering Team
The very first MS Buddy to reach out to me scared me senseless. She called me “idiotic” because the night before, I asked if I was speaking to a robot or a human being. A lot of these apps DO USE ROBOTS and I was so glad to find MS Buddy with their real humans... until their real humanity leaked all over the place. Now it’s a mess. I’m very hesitant to return to the app. If I see this terrible user, I’ll have a deteriorating meltdown. I forgot, I even apologized for the robot question before noon today upon being convinced these really WERE people. But at 5:30, this user called me “idiotic” for, I’m guessing, asking questions so that we know if we are getting real support from real people at a time when we need it...badly. I did t download this app because I was bored. But I will delete this app because there is no protection from abusive users. Not my cup of tea. And I STILL have MS! This is the worst week EVER!
Developer Response ,
Hi Junglista79. I'm sorry to hear that you had such a negative experience. In MS Buddy, you can report other members for inappropriate or unwelcome behavior. To do this, click on the 3 dots in the upper righthand corner of the screen where you're messaging with that member. We'll look at the report and warn the user. In addition, this will block them from being able to communicate with you and delete your conversation with them. If you would like to discuss more, please email us at email@example.com. We strive to build a safe environment for everyone.
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- 67.3 MB
- Health & Fitness
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
- Age Rating
- Frequent/Intense Medical/Treatment Information
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.