Multiple Sclerosis Prevention
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How to Prevent Multiple Sclerosis
There are no guidelines for preventing MS because the cause is unknown.
To prevent flare-ups or worsening symptoms if you have MS:
- Take medications as prescribed.
- Avoid hot weather.
- Stay in air-conditioned places during periods of hot weather.
- Get adequate rest.
- Get regular, moderate exercise with your doctor's permission.
- Avoid hot showers or baths.
- Make sure to get enough fiber in your diet.
- To aid in stress reduction, consider getting regular massages.
- Try to avoid infection. You can do this by:
- Practicing good hygiene
- Staying away from people who are sick
- Cooking food thoroughly
- Practicing safe sex
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