People with multiple sclerosis should make every effort to preserve their general health. A healthy diet, sufficient rest, establishing priorities to conserve energy, and developing emotional support networks can all be very helpful.
Patients with MS can benefit from various rehabilitation services to help them cope with the physical and emotional symptoms of their condition.
Physical Therapy. Physical therapists can provide professional guidance on...Read more
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Living with multiple sclerosis often means making lifestyle changes, big and small. While it is very difficult to take that first step and admit that... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
CausesAs with other autoimmune disorders, the exact cause of MS is unknown. A combination of environmental and genetic factors likely plays a... Read more »