Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1118240081
  • ISBN-13: 9781118240083
  • DDC: 616.834
  • Grade Level Range: 12th Grade +
  • 512 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012

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Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies, 2nd Edition presents the latest information on new drugs, treatments, and research for multiple sclerosis.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About the Authors.
Authors’ Acknowledgments.
Contents at a Glance.
Table of Contents.
1: Introduction.
2: When MS Becomes Part of Your Life.
3: Meeting MS Face to Face.
4: So, Doc, What Do I Have? Getting a Diagnosis.
5: You Have MS — So Now What?.
6: Getting the Right Players on Your Healthcare Team.
7: Taking Charge of Your MS.
8: Developing a Plan to Take Charge of Your MS.
9: Managing the Disease Course and Treating Relapses.
10: Managing Fatigue, Walking Problems, Visual Changes, and Tremor.
11: Handling Problems with Bladder and Bowel Function, Pain, Speech and Swallowing, and Sex.
12: Getting Your Head around Problems with Mood and Thinking.
13: Considering Complementary and Alternative Medicine.
14: Staying Healthy and Feeling Well.
15: Paying Attention to Your Health — It's Not All about MS.
16: Handling Stress without Giving up Your Life.
17: Coping with Progressive Forms of MS.
18: Managing Lifestyle Issues.
19: Presenting Your MS Face to the World.
20: Making MS a Part of the Family.
21: And Baby Makes Three, Four, or More: Planning a Family around Your MS.
22: Parenting: It Wasn't Easy before You Had MS!.
23: Creating Your Safety Nets.
24: Keeping Your Place in the Workforce.
25: Getting a Grip on Insurance.
26: Planning for a Future with MS.
27: The Part of Tens.
28: Ten MS Myths Debunked.
29: Ten Questions about Exciting Leads in MS Research.
30: Ten Tips for Trouble-Free Travel.