Monday, September 16, 2019
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Staying on top of multiple sclerosis!

We can spend money on all sorts of things to make our lives better, but if there is one thing…

By Eve Sticht , in Health & Fitness , at May 16, 2019

We can spend money on all sorts of things to make our lives better, but if there is one thing that money truly cannot buy, it is health. Those who live on a small budget can spend their lives without any disease, but if we get some dangerous disease no amount of money can ease our suffering completely. Even coming down with the common cold or a small cough can leave us cranky and lethargic, and we can be eagerly and impatiently looking forward to the time when we get better. With even small insignificant diseases which are easily curable causing so much distress and impairment, it makes sense for us to be extremely wary of other more serious afflictions which could come our way. Even with modern technology and science having progressed so much, there are still many illnesses out there which either claim thousands of lives per year or they can cause lasting distress and impairment, and cannot be cured. Some of these diseases can be passed on through genetics, some can be caused through our own shortfalls, such as lung cancer caused by smoking and others just strike us for no apparent reason. In any case, the shock and impairment that is caused can be extremely significant and can turn our lives upside down.  

However, it isn’t all that dark. Sometimes we can be afflicted with an illness which may seem incurable and lasting, but with proper treatment it can be managed accordingly. When these illnesses are treated and handled properly, we can actually start living our lives with little to no impairment, and can lead full, happy lives. While modern medicine may not have come up with a complete cure, it may certainly have come up with healthy and efficient ways for us to deal with it. One such illness, which is believed by most people to be a sentence for an impaired and deteriorating life is Multiple Sclerosis. Multiple Sclerosis is a condition which affects the brain and the central nervous system, which consists of the spinal cord and the optic nerve. Many people diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis can find their lives turned upside down, owing to the intensely negative connotation attached. However, with good care, this condition can be easily managed.  

This condition does not necessarily exhibit itself in extreme intensity in all individuals. In fact, many can live with multiple sclerosis of a mild degree and can easily keep their lives up and running. Multiple sclerosis, once managed, will let us live our lives normally, and if we handle it with the help of proper medical health practitioners, this condition will not even have any effect upon our lifespan. Getting a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis may seem scary, but it is actually the first step on the road to recovery. With proper care for your relapsing remitting ms you can find that you don’t have to put your dreams, hopes and plans on hold because of this. Instead, you can accomplish everything that you dreamed of and so much more, all while powering through multiple sclerosis.  

There any many symptoms that one may experience with multiple sclerosis, with relapsing remitting ms being the most common form, which is characterised by attacks in which the symptoms may occur, and periods in which they remit. The key to handling Multiple Sclerosis properly is to first stay educated, which can do through helpful and accurate booklets and podcasts, complied by trusted health practitioners. These practitioners can guide us on how we can handle our symptoms, through symptom management and advisory work.  

With advice from people who are knowledgeable we can be in a much better place to handle this. MS Contact is an organisation dedicated to the handling of multiple sclerosis and to spreading awareness about this disorder. They can help you to not just monitor and control your symptoms, but can also offer employment opportunities so that you never have to put your life or your independence on hold. With MS Contact you can stay on top of your illness and live a happy and full life no matter what comes your way!