"Have you had a relapse?"
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How will I know when to start, stop or switch my MS medication?
Get to know what unfamiliar medical terms mean.
Do you have questions such as who gets MS, what causes it and is it genetic?
MS is a disease affecting nerves in the brain and spinal cord. It can cause a range of different symptoms.
Yes there are. And understanding the differences between them can be confusing at first.
Check out these signs of a relapse.
Why is it recommended to drink less alcohol, avoid smoking, eat healthy and exercise?
MS never impacts just one person. What is it that you would like your friends or family to know or do?
Being told you have MS brings many emotions, including guilt. The good news is that there are steps you can take to manage these feelings.
In fact, it is a healthy part of life and can help you to cope with your multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
Preventing or slowing down damage to the brain is an important part of stopping symptoms from occurring or getting worse.
And how do I know which one is right for me?
There is no cure for MS, however there are effective treatments that can help to keep it stable.
Exercise not only helps manage your MS symptoms, it is also great for your overall health and your emotional wellbeing.
Sometimes your symptoms might affect your family and social life. However there are ways to plan for and manage any impacts.
Improving the quality of the sleep and rest you get can help ensure you wake up feeling refreshed.
And what you can do to keep your brain healthy.
There are ways to help manage your fatigue.
Helping others and your community has many benefits. Find out how you can get involved.
Hear from people with MS.
There are strategies to help you feel and function at your best
Check out these tips to help you manage during times of remission and when you experience a relapse.
Health services can help.
There are things you can do to increase your resilience.
There are 3 stages on the road to resilience.
The importance of resilience.
Neurological reserve is the ability of the brain to adapt. In MS, when an area of the brain is damaged, the brain can use other areas to compensate.
Self-efficacy, or self-belief, is having the confidence that you can do what you need to do and manage what comes your way.
Living with MS can be a challenge; however it is possible to positively influence your mental wellbeing.
There is help available if you are feeling low.
Strong and open relationships with your healthcare team are an important part of living with MS.
Identifying what or who brings you joy, satisfaction, peace, and a feeling of wellbeing can help you make changes in your life.
Help is available from a wide range of healthcare professionals.
Mindfulness is a type of meditation that can not only help during difficult times, but also help in building resilience.
Find out how you can change the way you think about a situation or challenge.
There are some great resources and services available to help you.
There are simple strategies that can help.