Please visit our MS learning channel on YouTube, which provides hundreds of MS related topics from many of our video recorded education programs and archived here: -- Be empowered with MS views and news. Opt-in with us:

~~ Scroll left side of this blog for needed resources. Also, use our 'search by topic' tool, to find specific information.

Disclaimer: 'MS Views and News' DOES NOT endorse any products or services found on this blog. It is up to you to seek advice from your healthcare provider. The intent of this blog is to provide information on various medical conditions, medications, treatments, and procedures for your personal knowledge and to keep you informed of current health-related issues. It is not intended to be complete or exhaustive, nor is it a substitute for the advice of your physician. Should you or your family members have any specific medical problem, seek medical care promptly.


Thursday, June 1, 2017

Video Games: An Unlikely Ally Against MS Pain

Click here to receive MS news via e-mail

Can logging a few minutes here and there on “Candy Crush” or “Pokémon 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.


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.   

MS Views and News is MAKING an IMPACT on those affected by Multiple Sclerosis
MS Views and News provides beneficial information for those affected by Multiple Sclerosis.  

No comments: