The central nervous system is responsible for controlling all of our body’s movements, processes, and functions. It plays a part in our muscle function, digestive health, and even optic nerve function. For this reason, if there is a problem within our body, it can usually be traced back to the central nervous system. Multiple Sclerosis is no different. Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is a disease that affects the central nervous system itself. Because the entire nervous system is so interconnected to other parts of the body, MS compromises many of our body’s other systems as well. For example, those with MS develop muscle weakness and usually have trouble walking over time. They may also complain of blurry vision, numbness of the limbs, muscle spasms, or even loss of bladder control. But MS doesn’t have to take over your life. Trust that you can continue to live life to the fullest even after an MS diagnosis. Begin with a visit to Lithia Springs Chiropractor Dr. Ronnie Bolar. He and his team will complete a full neurological assessment and he will provide gentle, specific chiropractic adjustments to trouble areas to improve your overall body function and reduce the severity and onset of MS symptoms.
Causes of Multiple Sclerosis
Multiple Sclerosis is caused when the body begins attacking myelin, a necessary fatty substance that is responsible for helping send messages to and from the brain. When the body begins attacking the myelin, it leaves behind scar tissue and damaged nerves. These damaged nerves don’t function as they should, thus affecting how the body functions. Some may not see symptoms of MS for years, while others may notice signs and related problems right away. The progression of the disease is different for everyone, but there are natural and […]