The MS Workbook
Living Fully with Multiple Sclerosis
Published by: New Harbinger Publications
Imprint: New Harbinger Publications
264 Pages, 8.50 x 11.00 x 0.00 in
- Published: February 2006
Your Essential Guide to Living Well with MS
You can live a fuller and more rewarding life with multiple sclerosis. In this book you'll find clear, practical tips for taking care of your health, your livelihood, and your relationships-step-by-step advice for creating real change in your life.
Recommended by leaders in the nation's top MS organizations, this book offers you more than just strategies for dealing with physical challenges. The authors, a team of experienced doctors and psychologists, offer tips to help you manage the emotional aspects of MS, too. Put these clear and straightforward techniques to use in your life today for greater physical comfort and mobility, financial security, and a more positive state of mind.Learn how to: •Manage your physical and mental health care
•Negotiate accommodation and comfort issues in the workplace
•Stay on top of financial matters, including health insurance
•Foster a strong sense of spirituality and community
•Enjoy more intimate relationships and a better sex life
•Utilize government and private resources and other sources of support
This incredibly valuable workbook can help people with MS better understand and cope with their disease. It's an easy-to-follow guide to a better quality of life that includes clear illustrations, checklists, and quizzes devoid of confusing medical lingo. A must-have for patients, it focuses on the challenges (and opportunities) of dealing with MS.
—Jack Burks, MD, vice president and chief medical officer of the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America