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This informative book provides clear and practical advice on many aspects of multiple sclerosis, ranging from dealing with symptoms, to medical management and coping with the issues of everyday living. Topics covered in details include employment, finances, home adaptations, pregnancy and childbirth, and complementary therapies.
Managing your Multiple Sclerosis was written in response to popular demand from readers of Multiple Sclerosis: Answers at your Fingertips. Readers asked for more information on living with MS, and in greater depth, which the expert authors, Professor Ian Robinson and Dr Frank Clifford Rose, have used their unrivalled experience of MS and expertise to provide.
This practical handbook gives you:
Table of Contents:
- Practical strategies and advice on living with MS from leading experts
- Medically accurate advice on finding appropriate care, treatment and support
- Information on current therapies and new research into treatments
- Details of organisations, self-help groups, helplines and websites for information, advice and useful aids
Part 1 Multiple Sclerosis Explained
Part 2 Medical management of MS
Part 3 Complementary therapies and MS
Part 4 Problems with urination and bowels
Part 5 Sexual relationships
Part 6 Sensations and pain
Part 7 Fatigue, cognitive and mental problems, depression
Part 8 Mobility and managing everyday life
Part 9 Speech difficulties
Part 10 Eating and swallowing difficulties
Part 11 Eyesight and hearing problems
Part 12 Employment
Part 13 Finances
Part 14 Housing and home adaptations
Part 15 Care
Part 16 Leisure, sport and holidays
Part 17 Pregnancy, childbirth and the menopause
Part 18 Research
Part 19 Glossary
“This book is well written, clear and accurate – it will be a good reference book for people with MS.” Dr Alexander Burnfield, Trustee, MS Trust
About the Authors:
Professor Ian Robinson MA is Director of the Brunel Research Unit, Brunel University.
Dr Frank Clifford Rose FRCP is a Consultant Neurologist and the Director of the London Neurological Centre, Harley Street, London.