Publication date: Apr 18, 2019
With the help of new treatments, modern technology, and the dedication of scientists, researchers, and activists, it’s possible to live your best life with multiple sclerosis (MS).
Your doctor can provide you with informational pamphlets about MS, or you can read about it from organizations like the National MS Society.
Finding out the facts and clarifying any misconceptions about MS may make your diagnosis a bit easier to bear.
The National MS Society is a good resource for finding new clinical trials in your area.
Practicing good sleep hygiene can give you a leg up when it comes to battling MS fatigue.
Log on to Healthline’s MS Buddy app (iPhone; Android) to connect with and talk to others living with MS. MS Buddy is a safe place for you to share your concerns and ask for advice from others who are going through some of the same experiences as you.
MS is a lifelong disease, so it’s important to be under the care of an MS specialist who is a good match for you.
Or, you can use this -Find Doctors & Resources” tool from the National MS Society.
The healthcare providers you may need to see include: Your diet is an important tool when it comes to living well with MS. While there’s no miracle diet for treating MS, consider aiming for a healthy diet high in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, healthy fats, and lean protein.
MS can lead to symptoms like memory loss and issues concentrating.
MS support groups can connect you with other people living with MS and help you establish a network for exchanging ideas, new research, and good vibes.
The National MS Society’s activist website is a good place to get started.
Life after a diagnosis of MS can be overwhelming.
While some days may be difficult, it’s still possible to live well with MS by implementing some of the changes above into your life.
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