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Are there lifestyle changes associated with multiple sclerosis?

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You can look forward to several lifestyle changes once you're diagnosed with MS, like being careful of what and when you drink and scheduling regular bathroom breaks if you have bladder control issues. You may also need lubricants and toys to improve your sex life.

Don't get discouraged. There are always options. If your doctor says there's nothing more you can do, it's time to find a new doctor.

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Managing Progressive MS."

MS Society UK: "What is primary progressive MS?"

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Spasticity," "Medications," "Pain," "Sexual Problems," "Living with Advanced MS," "Fatigue," "Cognitive Changes," "Increasing Accessibility."

Holland, N. International Journal of MS Care, Summer 2011.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 23, 2016

SOURCES:

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Managing Progressive MS."

MS Society UK: "What is primary progressive MS?"

National Multiple Sclerosis Society: "Spasticity," "Medications," "Pain," "Sexual Problems," "Living with Advanced MS," "Fatigue," "Cognitive Changes," "Increasing Accessibility."

Holland, N. International Journal of MS Care, Summer 2011.

Reviewed by Neil Lava on June 23, 2016

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