Did you ever experience forgetting a name or perhaps losing your keys more often than usual? Are you feeling more tired every day? Then you should be aware that what you may be experiencing may be symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
MS is a serious type of disease that disengages communication between the brain and the body.
It is a disease that progresses over time so the kind of mental or physical condition you are experiencing now that you think may be mild and possibly harmless might get you incapacitated in the coming years.
Here are some possible signs to watch out for:
Blurred or hazy vision (often happens to one eye at a time)
Thinking Problems such as difficulties of finding the right words to say, difficulty concentrating
Clumsiness and loss of balance
“Pins and needles” sensation and feeling of numbness
Frequent urination caused by loss of bladder control (classified as secondary symptom)
It is uncertain as to what causes Multiple Sclerosis. It is a complex disease that varies on every individual affected by it which is the reason why the signs or symptoms are diverse.
Although some specialized treatments may be available such as medications for Alzheimer’s for improved memory and focus, etc., there is still no known complete cure for MS.
Early detection is perhaps the best way, for now, to help one cope better if diagnosed with the illness.
sources: nlm.nih.gov, healthline.com, webmd.com
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Belina Calderon-Nernberg is the CEO and founder of 1Heart Caregiver Services. Recently offering 1Heart franchise business opportunities to the public, Belina provided the vision, leadership, and direction that the company needed to achieve its goal of making a positive difference in the homecare industry. As her greatest accomplishment, the company is now equipped with the expertise to expand its business operations to different States in the U.S. Belina brings with her a corporate experience of 25 years, with 15 solid years of experience as CEO of an employment agency and a senior care service company in Southern California. Belina has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the University of St. La Salle, Philippines. She has been the recipient of several awards given to emerging leaders in business, community service, arts, and entertainment. She has also been honored as an Ambassador of Goodwill by the HiFi (Historic Filipinotown) Neighborhood Council. This title is bestowed to carefully selected Filipino-Americans who are persons of integrity who have the ability “to promote, reach out, influence and mobilize public interest and support of the ideals, values, principles, and programs of the Historic Filipinotown.