The First Year: Multiple Sclerosis - First Year (Paperback)Margaret Blackstone (author)
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From the moment of her diagnosis in 2000, author Margaret Blackstone took charge and educated herself on every aspect of her condition. Now, as a patient-expert, she guides those newly diagnosed through their first year with MS.
Multiple sclerosis is a progressive, degenerative disorder that affects nerve fibres in the brain and spinal cord. The disease can progress steadily or cause acute attacks followed by partial or complete reduction in symptoms. Sadly, many aspects of MS remain shrouded in mystery. But, here, in this reliable and empathetic new book, a life-support system for sufferers and their families, Blackstone offers help in understanding and managing MS by providing crucial and up-to-the minute information about:
* Coping with fear and managing stress
* Managing symptoms and making daily life easier
* Handling relationships with family, friends and work colleagues
* The latest medical research and medications
* Effective alternative therapies
* Support group resources
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 235 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 17 mm
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