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What Is Multiple Sclerosis?


MS is an autoimmune condition wherein your immune system mistakes a part of your body for a foreign substance and attacks it. It attacks the myelin sheath in the brain and spinal cord which is the layer that surrounds your nerves, protecting them and helping electrical signals travel from the brain to the rest of the body.

Exactly why an individual gets Multiple Sclerosis or MS is yet unknown. As of this time, what is known is that it’s not brought about by anything that one does and it’s uncertain whether it may be averted. So far, the primary factor is brought about by a mix of hereditary and environmental factors.

Home care in Connecticut gives you the symptoms of MS:

  • Fatigue
  • Vision problems
  • Numbness and tingling
  • Muscle spasms, stiffness, and weakness
  • Mobility problems
  • Pain
  • Problems with thinking, learning, and planning
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Sexual problems
  • Bladder problems
  • Bowel problems
  • Speech and swallowing difficulties

Consult with your physician immediately once you suspect that you and your loved ones to have MS. It can be difficult to tell whether your symptoms are caused by MS or some other vague and similar conditions.

Once you’re diagnosed with such condition, medications and treatments can help treat the symptoms. Although there’s no cure for MS yet, it is still possible to continue living a quality life. With the aid of home health agencies, you can be supported by a team of healthcare professionals dedicated to improving your well-being and making you stay on top of your health.

At-HomeCare of CT, LLC provides home health services, such as the following:

  • Personal care assistance
  • Assessment of the effectiveness of your current treatment
  • Meal preparation
  • Encouraging a healthy lifestyle
  • Exercise support
  • Help with stopping smoking
  • One-on-one care and support
  • And more

Coming to terms with this long-term condition can put a strain on you, your family, and your friends. Allow At-HomeCare of CT, LLC to ease the challenges you face.

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