Sometimes urination can be stimulated by pressing or tapping the
bladder area or by straining. Medications can also help in some cases. When
these methods or medications do not help, you may have to use a urinary
catheter, a thin flexible tube that you can insert into the channel through
which urine exits the body (urethra). This is called intermittent
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic and often disabling disease of the central nervous system, which consists of the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves. The disease damages myelin, a fatty substance that normally surrounds and protects the nerves. It can also damage the nerves (called axons) within the central nervous system.
Results of this damage can range from mild (numbness in the limbs) to severe (paralysis or vision loss). About half of people with MS experience problems with concentration,...