Tag Archives: Brain Disease

Multiple Sclerosis: The Early Signs & Symptoms

MS symptoms vary depending on the brain or spinal cord area that’s affected. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, more common symptoms include:

  • Fatigue so extreme it interferes with ability to function at home and work.
  • Numbness or tingling often felt in the torso, face, arms and legs.
  • Problems with walking because of balance, muscle weakness, stiffness or fatigue.
  • Visual issues such as blurred vision and pain with eye movement.
  • Dizziness and vertigo with feelings of being off balance or lightheaded.
  • Constipation or loss of control of the bowels.
  • Bladder issues.
  • Problems with cognitive function like short-term memory and processing.

Nervous System: Multiple Sclerosis Explained (Mayo)

Learning about multiple sclerosis can be intimidating. Let our experts walk you through the facts, the questions, and the answers to help you better understand this condition.  

 Video timeline: 0:24 What is multiple sclerosis?   1:15 Types of multiple sclerosis 1:29 Who gets multiple sclerosis/risk factors?    3:11 Multiple sclerosis symptoms 3:40 How is multiple sclerosis diagnosed? 4:39 Treatment options    5:29 Coping methods/ What now?   6:23 Ending     

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HEALTH: DEMENTIA SET TO INCREASE 40% BY 2030 (WHO)

More than 55 million people worldwide are living with dementia, a neurological disorder that robs them of their memory and costs the world $1.3 trillion a year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.

COMMENTARY:

Preventing Dementia by healthful living habits such as good sleep, diet and exercise would certainly save lots of misery and expense, by preventing dementia. These same habits would also go a long way in preventing auto immune disease, diabetes and chronic stress.

–Dr. C