Multiple Sclerosis - Health, Well-being and Opportunities

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  • Created on: 26-05-15 15:14
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  • Multiple Sclerosis
    • This affects nerves in the brain and spinal cord, causing a wide range of symptoms including problems with muscle movement, balance and vision.
    • Symptoms
      • loss of vision
      • spasticity
      • fatigue
      • ataxia (difficulties with balance/ co-ordination)
    • Health
      • poor balance
      • loss of vision
      • can cause pneumonia
      • muscle weakness/ tightness
      • musculoskeletal pain caused by spasm
    • Wellbeing
      • fatigue
      • anxiety
      • depression
      • sever mood swings
    • Opportunities
      • speech difficulties may make it difficult to meet new people
      • may meet new people through treatment and support groups


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