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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Treating the discomfort of the MS Hug


                                                                  
  

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Treatment and Therapy for the MS HUG

You’re more likely to trigger an MS hug if you’re feeling stressed, overworked, or very tired. So try to take good care of yourself and avoid a flare.
A few things to try:
  • Apply a warm compress. (Note: Heat may cause more pain in some people.)
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Eat a healthy diet.
  • Get a massage.
  • Stay rested and get at least 8 hours of sleep each night.
  • Use deep breathing techniques, yoga, and meditation.
  • Wear loose, comfortable clothing.
Medications can also fight the pain of an MS hug. Your doctor may prescribe:
Talk with your health care team about the best mix of treatments for you.

source: webMD





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