Even though multiple sclerosis is a serious and time-consuming condition to live with, having MS does not mean you are immune from other sicknesses. Unfortunately, it is still possible to get anything from a cold to cancer and therefore it is very important to keep up with regular doctor check-ups in addition to MS related appointments. MS is also correlated with a few related conditions including sexual dysfunction and sleep disorders.
The main thing you need to know is that you are more at risk for Osteoporosis if you are a woman who also has MS. Osteoporosis is characterized by a lack of bone density which affects many women as they grow older. It seems that Multiple Sclerosis can accelerate this process of losing bone mass. An article in the International Journal of MS…