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Thursday, June 1, 2017

Video Games: An Unlikely Ally Against MS Pain


                                                                  
  
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Can logging a few minutes here and there on “Candy Crush” or “Pok√©mon Go” actually help those with multiple sclerosis (MS)?  
Over recent years there have been a variety of clinical studies and research that promote the benefits of video games and computers for patients with this disease of the central nervous system.
From vision to balance to depression, people are finding relief from their MS symptoms in the comfort of their own homes.

Cog-fog

According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, approximately 50 percent of those with MS experience brain fog, or “cog-fog” as it’s commonly called.
Cog-fog is the description used when the synapses in the brain do not fire correctly and thought processes are interrupted.
Using computers and video games to rehabilitate this cognitive dysfunction is now proving successful.   

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