Managing the symptoms of multiple sclerosis can be challenging, as symptoms include fatigue, spasticity and pain in lower limbs, bladder dysfunction, tremors and depression, among other things. Certain medications can be used to manage some of these symptoms, and others can be managed with some lifestyle changes, such as exercise. Talk to your doctor about how best to manage your unique set of symptoms.
In How to Manage MS-Related Spasticity, we discussed different therapeutic strategies to combat spasticity. Conservative approaches can be quite effective in combatting mild spasticity, including stretching and strengthening exercises. Oral medications such as BACLOFEN are often effective, especially in the early stages of the…