Doctors for Multiple Sclerosis in Mallige Nagar, Hubli-Dharwad
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Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic illness that affects the central nervous system. In people affected with Multiple Sclerosis, the infection affects the myelin sheath that protects the nerve fibers. This results in formation of scar tissue or lesions making it difficult for the brain to send signals. Symptoms are:
• Numbness of feet or legs
• Difficulty balancing
• Muscle weakness
• Muscle spasticity
• Speech disorders
• Cognitive issues
HOW IS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS DIAGNOSED?
After a thorough study of the medical history and examination, a Neurologist/General Physician diagnoses Multiple Sclerosis by conducting a blood test, MRI, and other tests.
HOW IS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS TREATED?
Treatment of Multiple Sclerosis aims at providing symptomatic relief. In some cases medications may be given to treat the condition of relapsing-remitting Multiple Sclerosis. However, medications do not work for progressive Multiple Sclerosis
DID YOU KNOW?
One of the most debilitating symptoms of multiple sclerosis is fatigue. This is unlike the regular fatigue but causes a complete disruption of your ability to perform any tasks in your everyday routine.