You’ve heard the expression “use it or lose it”. Well, that expression can be converted to “use them, your muscles, or lose them” when it comes to multiple sclerosis. More than likely, your doctor would agree that “exercise is great medicine”. And I couldn’t agree more. Clinical research attesting to the powerful benefits of exercise is not new. Research on this subject began in earnest over 50 years ago. Moreover, the facts about the benefits of exercise appear in numerous well-designed studies covering many different health issues.
There is no doube that pills let us feel better, when numerous diseases that we are taking these pills for continue to cause our health to get worse. According to published research, exercise is safe and effective for fatigue; in addition, exercise improves osteoarthritis; further, it reduces complications of diabetes; further still, it makes bones stronger and slows down degeneration of eye muscles.
So, regarding your muscles, let’s get busy to “use them before you lose them”. Exercisers can regain a steadier walk, improve balance, and help increase memory.
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To Your Better Health,
Dr. Rudy Cartwright
MS Health Coach
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