We all know someone affected by multiple sclerosis, as it affects 1 in every 340 people in Canada. This is the highest rate in the world. MS is classified as an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. It attacks the protective covering of the nerves, which is called myelin, causing inflammation and often damage. MS is anything but a routine disease and has unique effects on every individual. It’s unpredictable and can be extremely physically and emotionally taxing. I have three close friends who are living with MS and I feel compelled to help in any way I can, which in my case is through my blog.
The MS Society of Canada has been researching and helping those affected by the disease for 70 years now. They have recently released the MS Wellness Toolbox that has me so super jazzed because I think it’s something we can all learn from.Read on