Understanding MS and Depression - Oren Zarif


Understanding MS and Depression - Oren Zarif
Understanding MS and Depression - Oren Zarif

MS symptoms are unpredictable and variable. No two individuals have the same MS symptoms, and therefore every individual of symptoms may vary over time. One person may experience just a few of the potential symptoms while another individual encounters many more.


When describing MS symptoms, it is difficult to point to any one thing that is common to all sufferers. However there are some common symptoms that almost everybody will experience. These include lack of concentration, trouble focusing and attention, fatigue, muscle and joint pain, blurred vision, loss of balance, speech difficulties, stiffness, and numbness in the extremities. Each of these has varying degrees of severity.



While fatigue is one of the MS symptoms that almost everyone will experience, the degree of severity for many will be very different. Sometimes people experience mild fatigue. Other times people may have severe, chronic fatigue. This is often caused by poor nutrition and not paying adequate attention to their health or their symptoms.



Another of the MS symptoms is difficulty focusing and concentrating. This is often experienced in the mornings when getting ready to go to work. This symptom is more likely to occur in people who are short, overactive or anxious. While it is normal to feel a little tired after a day at work, if you have a noticeable lack of concentration then it is a good idea to get some additional rest. The first signs of this disease usually manifest themselves in the morning when getting ready to leave the house.



People are often surprised to find that stress is one of the most common causes of MS symptoms. Stress can have different affects on different people, but the biggest risk factors include anxiety and depression. In addition, other people experience physical stress such as lifting weights, doing physical activities like sports or dancing, or being in high-risk situations like driving or operating heavy machinery. If any of these things are experienced by an individual, then they should seek medical advice right away. The good news is that there are several ways to reduce the impact of stress on an individual's health.



If you or someone you know has been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis symptoms then there are many ways to improve the situation. A person diagnosed with the disease often struggles with the ability to focus and concentrate. Many of these symptoms become worse during periods of high stress or when someone is feeling tense about an upcoming event. This can cause a lot of difficulties in an individual's personal life such as with work and social relationships. As a result, it is important that individuals begin to look into treatment options to help them with their multiple sclerosis. If someone has been diagnosed with the disease and is still struggling with symptoms then their healthcare provider may recommend cognitive behavior therapy.



This therapy will teach a person how to recognize their own thoughts and how to control them. It will also teach them how to modify their thinking when necessary. When it comes to medication, it is important that the individual find a medication that they can rely on to relieve the symptoms of their us. It is important for patients to first find out what type of medication will be best for them before they make a decision. This will ensure that they receive the best possible treatment. Sometimes, a neurologist will recommend using an anti-convulsants such as Vyvanse to control the involuntary muscle spasms that occur as a result of MS.


However, Vyvanse can lead to potentially dangerous side effects such as weight gain, dizziness, vomiting, and speech problems. Other medications that can help alleviate the multiple sclerosis symptoms include antidepressants or anti-anxiety medications that can help reduce the depression that is sometimes associated with the disease. Cognitive behavioral therapy can also help a person overcome their depression as well as their lack of concentration. However, it can take a while for these medications to have an effect on someone who is suffering from MS. There are several ways to deal with depression and MS symptoms.

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