New from the MS Trust
Open Door - May 2012 page 16
Muscle stiffness and spasms can be made worse by complicating factors such as bladder and bowel problems, skin damage and infections. Treating these trigger factors is important when trying to manage symptoms effectively. Spasticity triggers allows readers to build up a list of the factors that may be affecting their own symptoms and includes a diary to help spot patterns that may help identify triggers.
View the interactive Spasticity Trggers list.
Living with fatigue - revised
An updated and redesigned edition of the MS Trust's most popular book is now available. The book is full of ideas to help people manage their fatigue and take steps to reduce the impact it has on daily life.
Chatroom - 16 May
Understanding and coping with the change from relapsing remitting to secondary progressive MS can be challenging. With fewer relapses and disability gradually increasing, approaches to treatment and managing symptoms can change. For some people this can feel like being diagnosed a second time with a new range of unknowns and uncertainties.
On 16 May an MS Trust chatroom will explore this topic and offer the chance to ask questions of health professionals online or to share thoughts with other people with MS