Multiple sclerosis (MS) - a disease of the central nervous system - is the most common disabling neu...Read moreBorrow book
Coping with Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple sclerosis (MS) - a disease of the central nervous system - is the most common disabling neurological condition affecting young adults today. In her authoritative and inspiring book, Cynthia Benz demystifies the illness, explains its symptoms and patterns and offers a wealth of practical advice on coping with MS on a day-to-day basis.Including information on-- How to cope with stress and remain optimistic- Available therapies - from traditional drugs and physiotherapy to alternative treatments including acupuncture, homeopathy and massage- What help is on offer and where it can be foundRevised and updated for the 21st century this is the essential handbook for people with MS, parents and carers alike.
The last few years have witnessed a revolution in our understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS). New ...Read moreBorrow book
Living with Multiple Sclerosis
The last few years have witnessed a revolution in our understanding of multiple sclerosis (MS). New treatments have transformed the prospects for many who have this chronic disease and MS is increasingly a manageable disease. This book explains the latest medical thinking on MS. It explores how to ease symptoms such as balance and mobility problems, and how to get the best from medical treatments. The book also suggests self-help techniques and lifestyle changes that may help. Topics include: Types of MS Diagnosis Drug treatment Managing side effects Treating pain and fatigue Bladder, bowel, swallowing and other problems Coping with the mental and emotional burden Diet and MS Complementary and alternative remedies