Motor skill, fatigue, and vision problems are common MS symptoms, and they can make daily tasks challenging. However, most MS sufferers learn to cope and lead satisfying and full lives. Although there’s currently no cure for MS, there are tips available to deal with motor skill issues, fatigue, and vision problems, and hereRead More →

People affected by multiple sclerosis or MS often have trouble sleeping. In fact, one study showed that MS sufferers have significantly higher sleep problems than the general population or other chronic disease sufferers. Lack of sleep has the potential to worsen MS symptoms, and, for that reason, it is particularly important MS sufferers get a goodRead More →

In my view, the most important tool in dealing with the psychological effects of multiple sclerosis (MS) is attitude because it colors everything when it comes to MS. The truth is, people with MS usually experience debilitating, frustrating physical conditions, and they can focus on the negatives and the “poor me-ness” of the situation, orRead More →

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a common and chronic autoimmune disease where the immune system attacks the central nervous system (CNS), and, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, there are four disease courses people can experience with MS. The disease courses vary from mild to moderate to severe, and, currently there is NO CURE forRead More →

From 1955 to 1994 rheumatoid arthritis declined in both men and women; however, since that time both the incidence and prevalence has risen. According to Mayo Clinic researchers, “Compared to the previous decade when approximately 36 women out of every 100,000 developed rheumatoid arthritis each year, the new study showed aRead More →

Boron has been in the news lately, and according to Health Canada, it is possibly an essential trace mineral and one needed by the body to prevent osteopenia, osteoporosis, or rheumatoid arthritis. Osteopenia, osteoporosis, and rheumatoid arthritis are connected in that bone loss occurs in all three, which can lead to broken bones, a loss of independence,Read More →

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease and one of the most disabling and debilitating forms of arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, it affects approximately 1.3 million Americans, and it causes joints to swell and can eventually result in deformity. What causes it is unknown, although most researchers believe it is an immunity problem whereRead More →