A guide for people with multiple sclerosis to raise awareness and understanding of the vital role brain health plays in the prognosis of the disease.
Neurological reserve play a huge part in the brain’s ability to adapt and compensate for areas damaged by multiple sclerosis lesions.
For those of you who are new to Canva, we take a quick look at the functionality of this tool to unlock your creativity and turn you into an awesome blogger.
This is a beginners introduction to this ubiquitous graphics creation tool and is not intended or expected to make you an advanced Canva user.
Despite every intention not to appear lazy. Guilty afternoons, where you are unable to work because of your fatigue, become a regular feature of the illness.
But why is fatigue such a common problem in autoimmune disease.
Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases where the optic nerve is damaged by abnormal fluid pressure in the eye. Known as Ocular hypertension (OHT)
If correctly treated futher degradation in vision can be halted.
Macular degeneration happens when the macula, an are at the back of the eye, becomes damaged. This can make it harder to see fine detail.
This may make it difficult to read, watch television or recognise faces.
Blepharitis is an inflammation of the eyelids and can be common in people over the age of 50. It can be caused by infection or a blockage of your tear ducts.
I have been treated for this condition although it was not called by this name. It had been referred to as dry eye.
What does it mean to b an MS Warrior or a Fibro Fighter. When you challenge your chronic illness what are you actually doing?
I set myself the challenge of writing a thousand words on a seemingly random subject and still have it be meaningful.
The day has arrived, I am being assessed for eligibility for the dreaded PIP. The new welfare payment personal independence payment.
This new payment will replace DLA but, you do not change over automatically. You must make a new application for PIP as DLA will stop unless you do.
Spoonie United is a WordPress post designed to be a chronic illness forum for you to air your views or ask your questions about life with a chronic illness.
A communal area for the Spoonies among us to come together and share our experiences of chronic illness, autoimmune disease and unload our individual angst.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is a form of psychotherapy involving a lot of talking by you and your psychologist to challenge your thought processes.
Poor sleep hygiene is the practice of occupying yourself with activities that arouse your brain at a time when it should be shutting down for the night.
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