Manage Multiple Sclerosis

Written by Michael O'Brien
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While there are no known cures for MS, it is entirely possible to manage Multiple Sclerosis. Thousands of people afflicted with MS, manage Multiple Sclerosis each day. The way to manage the disease is through therapy and medication. With proper lifestyle and treatment, you can live a very healthy life with the disease.

How Can I Manage Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis comes with a variety of symptoms that can be quite debilitating. Such symptoms include bladder dysfunction, bowel dysfunction, dizziness, depression, fatigue, pain, sexual dysfunction and vision problems. It's important to first of all identify these symptoms and then take the appropriate means to treat them. It's important to distinguish what issues are actually symptoms of MS rather than other separate problems. There are ways to manage every type of MS symptom.

Pain is perhaps one of the most difficult symptoms to live with when it comes to MS. You can manage Multiple Sclerosis pain with certain medications that will relieve the serious pain. It can also be treated with other methods such as massage, relaxation, yoga, meditation or acupuncture.

Bladder and bowel problems can be both uncomfortable, painful and embarrassing but thankfully, there are treatment methods to manage them. Certain measures can be taken such as avoiding caffeinated beverages as well as incorporating cranberry juice which reduces infection into your diet. Absorption pads can also be used as a method of security.

Regardless of your specific MS symptoms, it's important to consult your physician to devise the best way to treat them. You'll see that there are many methods used to manage Multiple Sclerosis. It is not a hopeless battle.


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