In a nutshell, positive lifestyle choices in people with MS can prevent relapse, promote and preserve brain function, slow disease progression, improve symptoms and efficacy of treatment, as well as provide people with a sense of control and agency, which in turn instils hope, impacts mood and improves quality of life.
Healthy brains, minds and bodies support emotional, physical and mental health and improve perceived quality of life. Preserving brain function in people with MS is essential , whilst supporting positive mental and emotional health can reduce the impact of symptoms like pain and fatigue, and improve mood and cognition. Read more about how a healthy lifestyle can:
- Reduce comorbidities to improve outcomes
- Slow progression and improve treatment outcomes
- Support symptom management
- Provide hope and encourage agency