Exercise and Nutrition

We’re all aware of the benefits of a healthy diet and regular exercise, but did you know that for those living with multiple sclerosis (MS), a healthy lifestyle not only contributes to overall health but can help with some of your symptoms.

Alongside the treatment agreed with your MS Team, a healthy lifestyle can help to maintain a healthy weight, help reduce fatigue, increase your flexibility and range of motion, flexibility many other benefits.1

Trying to follow a more healthy lifestyle on top of managing your MS may seem like an overwhelming task, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, it’s recommended that you start slow, take things at your own pace, and celebrate even the small wins.

In this section you’ll find helpful advice and tips to support you in taking control of your health. So, be kind to yourself because even a small step towards enhancing your overall wellbeing is a step in the right direction.

MS and Exercise

Exercise is not only good for the body, but the mind as well. In this video, you’ll discover how gentle, and regular MS-specific exercise can improve overall wellbeing. You’ll also find helpful tips to help make exercise more manageable – even on your ‘off’ days.

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MS and Exercise

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MS and Nutrition

References

1. Diet and Nutrition. MS Society. Available from: https://www.mssociety.org.uk/sites/default/files/2020-10/Diet-and-nutrition-booklet-MSS.pdf. Accessed July 2021.

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