Multiple Sclerosis Articles
Become familiar with and take advantage of handy and easy to use products like Leg Lifters and other similar lifter straps and other aids that make life easier for those living with Multiple Sclerosis. Keep them nearby and accessible as your back up plan for those lazy or weak leg days.
Getting around the house safely and securely can be easier than you thought with "Safety Hand Grips". Besides the usual places where grab bars are used, like the bathroom, shower and toilet. Safety Hand Grips can be put in all those other areas around the house where you also need the extra support but no one but you thought it was necessary.
Our main focus in this article is the "Dressing Stick". The dressing stick is probably one of the most helpful and basic dressing aids because it works effectively for those with limited hand strength in putting on and taking off clothes, socks and even the challenging zipper.
Expert Author: Annabelle Wolski
The human body is serviced by an extensive system of nerves that control the way the body functions. These nerves are protected by a fatty substance called myelin which insulates them from damage. If a person suffers from multiple sclerosis, the myelin is damaged thus blocking the impulses from the brain.
In this final article our series on multiple sclerosis we're going to go over treatments for the disease. Sadly, there is no cure for multiple sclerosis. There are, however, treatments that can slow down the progression of the disease and lessen its effects, thus allowing persons suffering from multiple sclerosis to live as close to a normal life as possible.
In our first article in this series on multiple sclerosis we discussed what the disease itself was. In this articles we're going to go over the different types of multiple sclerosis. There are actually four different variations of multiple sclerosis. This was defined by an independent survey of neurologists in 1996.
If you've watched the TV series "The West Wing", you are no doubt familiar with the story of President Bartlett keeping from the public that he had multiple sclerosis while he was running for office. The show touched on the basics of the disease and for the most part tried to give us some idea of what it was and what it wasn't. In this article we're going to present the facts on multiple sclerosis, not through the eyes of a TV show but through the eyes of the medical profession.
Expert Author: Paolo Basauri
Multiple Sclerosis is an inflammatory disease of the Central Nervous System which consist of the brain and spinal cord. It is also called the disease of the "white matter" tissue. White matter consists of nerve fibers which are responsible for transmitting communication signals both internally within the CNS and between the CNS and the nerves supplying the rest of the body.