Multiple Sclerosis journal: Learning to live with the disease
In many cases, multiple sclerosis (MS) manifests itself for the first time in young people who live with their parents, independent or about to be independents; when they are preparing to make decisions that can significantly affect their future. For this reason, the impact of the diagnosis is shared with family and friends. The support of the people surrounding the newly diagnosed person is crucial in the whole process of the disease.
One of the most difficult aspects of accepting people with MS is the uncertainty associated with the disease. The affected must assume that he has a chronic condition that currently has no cure and whose evolution is uncertain. It is important to be realistic about the difficulty MS may have and to understand the magnitude of the problem in each specific case. From this point we must prepare ourselves to be practical, take care of ourselves, request the help of health professionals when necessary and focus our efforts on living the “day to day”
Knowing to empathize
To understand multiple sclerosis is essential to understand its symptoms since these can evolve and manifest differently in each patient. They can go from mild to severe and those affected will have to deal with them days, weeks or months. For example, fatigue is one of the most frequent symptoms or sing in affected people with this illness. However, we are facing a very debilitating general fatigue that causes extreme tiredness for activities as daily as rising from the sofa or raising a cup of coffee.
Cognitive and emotional problems and alterations of visual capacity are other symptoms of this pathology that can cause memory deficits, concentration disorders or blurred vision, among others. And that also affects the day to day. In fact, doing normal activities like cooking can be a real effort. The result is that to prepare a recipe that would be ready in 30 minutes, with multiple sclerosis that time would multiply until 5 hours.
About Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease that affects the nerves. The nerves are composed of many fibers and thousands of nerve fibers transmit tiny electrical impulses, which are messages between the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body for example, muscles, skin or organs such as the heart and lungs. The nerves are like small cables covered by a substance called myelin that is the white matter of the brain and it is the one that protects the nerves. This protection ensures that messages are transmitted correctly from the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body.
Most specialist said that MS is defined as an autoimmune condition. This means that the affected person’s body’s immune system, which normally only fights harmful things such as bacteria and viruses, attacks and harms one’s own healthy body tissue causing inflammation. If you have MS, your immune system damages the myelin sheaths that line the nerves in your brain and spinal cord. These sheaths heal and harden, and the scars prevent affected nerves from sending signals correctly.
There are different types: the recurrent remitting form, which is the most frequent, does not usually have symptoms in the first years but if lesions in the central nervous system, which leads to unpredictable outbreaks; the secondary progressive form, when the degree of disability persists and worsens, so it is considered an advanced form of multiple sclerosis; the primary progressive form, the less frequent and characterized by the absence of continuous outbreaks although progressive worsening; and recurrent progressive form that is atypical and there is progression from the beginning.
When reading the types and the progression of worsening that takes place, in some cases multiple sclerosis is usually associated with a wheelchair. Although there is a percentage, it does not happen in all cases.
What can I do?
It is important for you to know that, it is essential to have good emotional and practical support. Your neurologist in general will refer you to specialized services that will try to help you continue living independently and continue your daily activities. In addition to your doctor, some of the health professionals who can help you are:
• Nurses specializing in MS
• Occupational therapists
• Speech and language therapists
• Clinical psychologists
- Social workers
In addition, MS is not a death sentence. Life expectancy is often similar to that of most people without MS. However it is for life, which means that there is no cure, but the good news is that early treatment with modifying drugs has changed the prognosis such as the stem cells therapy.
Stem cells treatment
Nowadays, stem cells have been a popular treatment since their ability to repair the damaged tissue in the body’s system. The stem cells are not specialized so they can become in any type of cell in your body as well as regenerate themselves. So, as a treatment for degenerative diseases are very important since they may help patients to stop or reduce the disability the disease has given them.
Our company knows how difficult can be dealing with a degenerative disease that affects you way of living every day. Thus, we offer you a stem cells treatment that may help you by adding a nutritional support by adding the proteins fact that your body is lost through the disease’s course. At the same time, our goal with this kind of treatment is to help your body to reduce symptoms as well as to slow the disease progression. We are thinking in your comfort, so we are giving you a non-invasive treatment, which is made with capsules and ampoules that have stem cells, and you do not have to go to a clinic to administer it.
At the same time, by doing a multiple sclerosis journal you can give your doctor an accurate scheme of symptoms that can help specialists determine what type of MS you have, to complement your treatment. The good news is that with our treatment, you can combined it with other drugs as well with a good nutrition and exercises. For more information, you can get in touch with us through our numbers or emails and it will be a pleasure to assist you.