Multiple Sclerosis is a brain disease that affects vision, movement, balance, and sensation. It is a long term condition that can lead to severe disability, although can be mild in some cases. In the world, approximately 2.5 million people have Multiple Sclerosis. According to research, the proportion of women with… ...Read more
Multiple Sclerosis is a brain disease that affects vision, movement, balance, and sensation. It is a long term condition that can lead to severe disability, although can be mild in some cases.In the world, approximately 2.5 million people have Multiple Sclerosis. According to research, the proportion of women with Multiple Sclerosis is doubled that of men with the condition. The prevalence typically increases in areas further north and south from the equator. However, continents such as Africa, Asia, and America have exceptionally low levels of MS.Medically, Multiple Sclerosis can cause:
Weakness in the limb
Electric shock sensation on the neck
Lack of balance with unsteady gait
Causes of MSWhat causes MS is unknown. It occurs when the immune system of the body fights its own tissues. Why MS develops in some people and not in others still remains a mystery.But it appears that a combined effort of environmental and genetic factors may be responsible.The following factors can trigger the occurrence of Multiple Sclerosis:Age- MS occurs at any age, but typically between 16 and 55 years.Sex- As mentioned earlier, women are more susceptible to Multiple Sclerosis.Family history- If your parents or siblings have had in the past, chances are you may get it too.Infections- Some viral infections have been linked to Multiple Sclerosis. Treatment Of MSThere is no specific treatment for MS. Typically, treatment focuses on quick recovery, lowering the effect of the disease and managing its symptoms.Medicine and physical therapy are good ways to strengthen muscles, reduce stiffness, and increase flexibility.Diets that help with MS
Generally, people suffering from MS need a diet containing low-fat and high-fiber.
Diets low in saturated fats and high in omega 3 fatty acid
Vitamin D and Biotin
People also need to make healthy food choices such as legumes, and vegetables.
Going beyond in the holistic approachLouise Hay, Motivational leader and empowerment coach who has done pathbreaking work in supporting HIV/AIDS patients and their families, has said that, “Illness however mild or severe is an indicator of your emotional state, caused by your thoughts and focus.”According to her, the main cause of Multiple Sclerosis is: Mental hardness, hard-heartedness, iron will, inflexibility. One of the ways of healing this is through saying or writing affirmations. Her affirmation for healing Multiple Sclerosis is: It is easy for me to reprogram the computer of my life. All of my life is change and my life is ever new.Read less