disability, Multiple Sclerosis, Uncategorized

Low Vitamin D is part of why people get Multiple Sclerosis

https://www.verywellhealth.com/vitamin-d-and-multiple-sclerosis-2440633?utm_campaign=list_ms&utm_medium=email&utm_source=cn_nl&utm_content=17344920&utm_term= When I found out I had Multiple Sclerosis I had very low Vitamin D and with the getting Mono when I was 15, those were triggers, also I had chronic stress which I think was part of the cocktail that triggered MS. No one knows for sure what causes MS and so far there isn’t a cure.

I have the Progressive kind of Ms and I have the heat sensitivity, the fatigue and my right leg drag from partial paralysis. But I am lucky since I retired 11 years ago at age 53, my MS hasn’t progressed. It’s all about the immune system that was damaging the nerves in my brain causing scars, which interrupted the nerve that serves my right leg.
I think staying active help keep it at bay, I ride my incumbent bike, 45 minutes twice a day, i swear it keeps my MS from progressing. I ride my indoor incumbent bike 45 minutes twice a day and Swim laps twice a week and I swear to stay active is helping. Also, 70 percent of people with MS get depression, I’m far from that, I think staying active and resting to fight fatigue is helping me keep the MS from progressing.

Check out MS World site it was started by a woman with MS who lives in Eugene Oregon. And MS Society and the MS Foundation where you can get up to date progress on medications and treatments, and you can post a question on one of their blogs.

Keep active and it’s time to take care of you now.70354-purple_heather_for_prince2b252812529

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Research on motion in people with Multiple Sclerosis

Read this thought provoking article about studies being done about motion and movement in people with MS. How exercise is so worth doing, even though you would think it would add to your fatigue, it actually helps with it.

hhuman-ingen-Warren-Keelan-from-Australia-captured-these-beautiful-Ocean-Waves.ttp://www.msconnection.org/Blog/May-2017/New-Rehab-Techniques-in-Motion-at-the-AAN-Meeting

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disabilities, Uncategorized, Women

Women with Multiple Sclerosis tell their stories about the first time they knew they had MS.

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Cognitive Exhaustion is real for people with Multiple Sclerosis.

poppy-on-firehttp://www.everydayhealth.com/sanjay-gupta/multiple-sclerosis/what-causes-mental-exhaustion-ms/?xid=nl_EverydayHealthLivingWithMultipleSclerosis_20161025 I am beginning to realize when

I am beginning to realize when i start getting MS cognitive exhaustion and know when to lie down and reset my energy level. It’s worse when I get out and about in the community, where too much stimulation causes me to have what I call “Brain farts” and I lose my concentration, I also can cover up by saying I’m having a senior moment

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