The benefits of exercise are myriad, even for those who have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. Exercise is important as it improves your overall health, but it can particularly help those with MS to increase their energy levels, decrease muscle loss, improve balance, manage spasticity and make it easier to perform day-to-day tasks — though exercising with MS does present challenges.
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How Sleep Affects Your Physical and Mental Health
March is Sleep Awareness Month — a great time to remind ourselves why sleep is so important. Quality, restful sleep can be especially challenging for those battling chronic conditions like MS and RA causing your symptoms to flare and overall well-being to crash.
Diets for Colitis and Crohn’s — How Do They Measure Up?
Humans are always on the hunt for diets that provide results. People with ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease are no different, especially if you’re dealing with repeated flare-ups, even with treatments like Remicade or Tysabri. There are several popular diets for ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s that claim to offer relief and prevention. But how do they measure up?
How to Tell If You’re Dehydrated: Learn the Signs and Symptoms
You’ve probably heard that you’re supposed to drink at least 8 cups of water a day. But if you’re like most people, you might not be great at keeping track. It’s easy to get dehydrated quick, so read on to discover the signs and symptoms so you can stay healthy.
Iron Deficient? How to Know the Signs and Symptoms
Wondering if you might be iron deficient? Iron deficiency and anemia can cause a host of problems, so it’s important to know the symptoms.
Summer Travel Tips for Chronic Illness
Summer is one of the most popular times for travel. With kids are out of school, weather is warm, and there are lots of fun activities happening all across the country, it’s no wonder summer travel is a great American tradition.
Our Favorite Crohn’s-Friendly Easy Recipes
With Labor Day coming up, you may be heading to a cookout or a party where you need to bring a side dish. While you can’t expect everything at someone else’s party to prepared from Crohn’s-friendly potluck recipes, you can make sure you have something there to eat by picking from one of our favorites below.