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How Much Does Respite Care Cost?

How much respite care costs will depend on the support you’re entitled to, whether you need help during the day, overnight, a complete break at a care home facility, or help from your family and friends. Respite care is temporary care that alleviates you from your caring role for...

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How Parkinson’s Progresses

Knowing how Parkinson’s progresses can help you to prepare for the future and live a happier, more independent life, for longer. Coping with Parkinson’s A diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease can be overwhelming for the individual and for those who love and care for them. However, by identifying ways to...

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Who Gets Disability Care?

Anyone can get private home care, but those who are affected by a long term illness or a disability might be entitled to benefits to help them pay for the care they need. Who gets disability care? Anyone can get home care. There are many different types of care, and...

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What are Parkinson’s Symptoms

Parkinson’s symptoms are varied, and every patient experiences them in a different way, so it’s important to be informed and vigilant. What are the signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s disease is one of the most common neurological conditions in this country. Despite this, thousands of people are...

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Multiple Sclerosis Treatment

Multiple sclerosis treatment: from holistic therapies, to the common medications and how they work. MS Treatments MS can be treated in many ways, even if it can’t be cured. There are treatments that can slow the progress of the disease, or reduce the regularity of relapsing symptoms. There are...

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How are Parkinson’s and Dementia Related?

Dementia is a comorbidity of Parkinson’s, which means that the damage caused to the brain through Parkinson’s, can cause dementia.  How are Parkinson’s and dementia related? Parkinson’s and dementia are two of the most common degenerative neurological conditions in this country, affecting many thousands of people. However, there are...

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MS: A Deeper Dive

MS: A Deeper Dive MS: A Deeper Dive, provides an overview of the disease, with scientific and medical expressions explained in simple terms.   What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis, or MS is a neurodegenerative disease, which means that the brain will become more affected over time. It’s characterised by...

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Why is MS Often So Difficult to Diagnose?

MS can be difficult to diagnose because the symptoms can be easy to ignore or put down to another condition, and because there’s no single test that can diagnose it.   What is multiple sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis, or MS, causes the brain to degenerate over time. It’s characterised by...

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How Does MS Affect the Body?

MS affects the body by causing, among other things, muscle spasms, problems with thinking and learning, and mobility problems. How does MS affect the body? The symptoms of multiple sclerosis are varied, can affect any part of the body, and every patient is affected differently. For some, the symptoms...

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What Are MS Symptoms?

The symptoms of MS include: fatigue, problems with sight, balance and dizziness, numbness and tingling, muscle spasms, cognitive difficulties, bladder and bowel problems.   What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis, or MS is a neurodegenerative disease, which means that the brain degenerates over time. It’s characterised by damaged areas...