Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies, 2nd Edition
By Rosalind Kalb Ph.D., Barbara Giesser MD, Kathleen Costello
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: April 2012
Pages: 384

Take charge of your MS and live a full, active life

Need to know more about MS? This friendly, authoritative guidegives you expert advice on making personal treatment choices,managing symptoms, staying healthy, and maximizing your healthinsurance options — as well as knowing how to deal withrelapses and complications so you can keep your life on track.

  • You have MS: now what? — understand your diagnosis, get ahandle on your feelings, and get to know the treatment options andhealthcare professionals that can help

  • Get a game plan — develop immediate and long-termstrategies for slowing disease activity, dealing with relapses, andmanaging symptoms

  • Here's to your health — find out how to take care ofyourself with a balanced diet, the right kind of exercise, restfulsleep, and stress management techniques

  • Make it personal — discover how to manage lifestyle issueswith MS, from keeping the family rhythm going after diagnosis tobuilding and maintaining healthy relationships

  • Plan for the future — get helpful, sensitive advice onfacing scary "what-ifs" and making effective plans for anunpredictable future

Open the book and find:

  • The latest on medications and treatment options

  • Tips on managing mood changes, memory problems, bladderchallenges, and more

  • Possible MS triggers

  • Ways to keep daily life on track

  • Considerations for complementary and alternative medicine

  • The relationship between stress and MS

  • How to explain MS to others

  • Planning a family around your MS

Learn to:

  • Make treatment and lifestyle choices that work for you

  • Manage fatigue, walking problems, and visual changes

  • Find stress management strategies that work for you

  • Talk to your kids about MS

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