March Awareness: Multiple Sclerosis

Posted by: Robert
Category: Awareness of the Month
Multiple Sclerosis

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness month. For a condition that impacts the families of thousands across the world, Premier Patient Housing would like to increase awareness of MS, act as support for patients & their family members, and create a support system for them. 

Multiple SclerosisWhat is Multiple sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that impacts the central nervous system – brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. While the exact cause of Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is unknown, doctors do know that a part of the body triggers the immune system to attack the central nervous system. The resulting damage to the brain’s protective layer, or myelin, disrupts the signals to the brain and impedes the ability of the CNS. 

Everyone’s experience with the disease is different and the losses may be long or short-term. Due to the unpredictability of MS, any opportunity to raise awareness is crucial to the continued research of this disease. 

Important Health Notices Related to MS

The symptoms of multiple sclerosis can range from mild to severe. Due to this, symptoms can differ between person to person. Known systems include: numbness of limbs, paralysis and loss of vision. 

Maintaining physical health is important for anyone  with MS. It’s paramount that all aspects of one’s health are addressed: proper nutrition, exercise and emotional health

There have been many advancements to MS knowledge and treatment, there are many ways to stay informed on advancements such as 

About Premier Patient Housing

If you or your loved ones need additional information, please see our FAQ. At Premier Patient Housing, we provide a wide array of services that aim to help you during your stay. We offer housekeeping services, pet care and even serve as a resource for your car rental needs. We want to relieve the burden of your day-to-day tasks so you can focus on yourself and your loved ones.