Blogging may not be the best way to get rid of brain fog. But, a challenge accepted is to fight chronic illness and this MS warrior will fight to the end.
Blogging involves reading, researching and writing. All activities sure to stimulate the mind. And this mental stimulation is the best thing to fight your chronic illness.
Sometimes our MS specialists make no sense until you are proven wrong. My bowel training has been a case and point.
Establishing regular eating patterns and disciplined toilet habits are imperative to bowel health and colonic cleansing
Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease and a chronic illness.
A debilitating condition with many symptoms and a number of ways that you must manage it.
But, a mental health problem may not be an automatic association.
Every year as winter approaches I feel an uncontrollable compulsion to write about seasonal affective disorder.
Winter Blues is a reognised form of depression linked to low exposure to sunlight. The arrival of Spring is a blessed relief to know that the cold dark days will soon give way to Summer.
A speech impediment often brought on by multiple sclerosis is dysarthria.
This causes the patient to hace difficulty in forming the words needed for clear communication.
Who says Multiple Sclerosis is a pain in the neck?
Jacques Jean Lhermitte is the gentleman who first described this phenomenon.
Sometime known as barber’s chair phenomenon, Lhermitte’s Sign is indicative of damaged nerves in the upper spinal comumn.
Dysmetria is one of many MS symptoms that leaves you feeling detached.
MS is neurological in nature, so random brain dysfunction is not too surprising
Uhthoff’s Symptom is a condition where your MS symptoms worsen with an increase in body temperature.
I first became aware of this when gardening one summer afternoon.
Also known as the Rebound phenomenon, Holme’s Sign is a possible MS Indicator.
Sluggish responses to the removal of a pressure to the upper limbs results in unforeseen reaction.
Romberg’s sign is a symptom of losing one’s balance when the eyes are closed.
While this may seem trivial, it can be indicative of a neurological problem like MS.