Many MS patients, as the diseases progresses, can have problems with muscle control and mobility — and everyday tasks like preparing a meal, walking or going to the bathroom can become a challenge. Because multiple sclerosis can lead to a loss of independence as the diseases progresses and because this disease has no cure, people with MS can struggle with feelings of depression. Diet, for instance, can play an important role in MS management and although it cannot cure the disease, it can help with the health of the immune system and the body in general.
- Here are some important things to remember if you love someone with this disease.
- People with MS can be empowered to take control of managing their disease through many lifestyle choices.
- Oftentimes, other people will feel uncomfortable about this and talk to relatives or doctors as though the patient is not there.