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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...

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Caring for someone with MS

To care for someone with MS, you must find time to care for yourself. Read more to find out how to access the support you will need. Caring for someone with MS Caring for a loved one is rewarding, but it can also be immensely stressful. As multiple sclerosis...

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The End of Life Care Pathway

When you reach the end of life, care can help to control your pain, maintain your comfort and support you to live as well as possible, for as long as possible. What is end of life care? Being diagnosed with an illness for which there is no cure can...

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Arranging Summer Holiday Care

Arranging care for a loved one while you go on holiday, can make a huge difference to your ability to relax, and their confidence and independence. Arranging time off for yourself If you provide care for a loved one, it can be difficult to take a holiday. Holidays are...

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What Does an Overnight Carer Need?

If your overnight carer is a waking carer, then you won’t need more than you would for a day time carer, if they are a sleeping carer, then you will need to provide bedroom facilities. What is overnight care? Overnight carers come in two varieties: waking carers and sleeping...