Q: Can stress cause MS to worsen?
I am deciding wether to take a new job with longer hours then im used to and long days. Im doing ok right now with MS but am afraid that if I push myself could I make things worse for me health wise?
I know that when I'm experiencing extra stress, my MS symptoms seem to act up more. However, it has always been temporary and not related to making the MS worse.
I've heard other people say that stress can make MS worse, but I don't know that they said what kind of "worse" they meant.
It's a tough decision to make a career move. You won't know how your body will handle the change until you have actually made it. If you are doing well, you may very well continue to do well (which would be awesome). I wish we had a magic ball to see the future, but we don't.
Hey, what's the possible new job? How is it different than what you have been doing? It sounds exciting to have a new opportunity.
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