5 Things You Should Know about Multiple Sclerosis

Recovery After SurgeryMultiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease of the nervous system that currently has no cure.  The destruction of the myelin sheath, a protective layer that surrounds the nerve cells, obstructs communication between the brain and the rest of the body.  This results in symptoms such as muscle weakness, trouble with coordination and balance, numbness on one side of the body at a time, slurred speech, double vision or partial/complete loss of vision, tremors, dizziness and bladder/bowel malfunction.  A-1 Home Care highlights some facts about MS:

  • Women are 2.5 times more likely to get MS than men
  • MS is not contagious or hereditary
  • Symptoms vary widely from one individual to another
  • Research suggests that MS is more common in colder regions of the United States, Canada and Europe. Warmer, tropical climates are associated with low risk for MS
  • Common triggers for MS attacks include sun exposure, fever, stress and hot baths

A-1 Home Care offers the perfect in-home care solution for individuals experiencing symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis.  Our affordable 24 hour care includes assistance with meal preparation, light housekeeping, laundry, prescription pick-ups, personal care, bathing, grooming, oral hygiene, transportation to appointments and more.  You can also arrange for live-out care services a few times a week, every day of the week, or Monday through Friday.  We are very flexible with your loved one’s ever-changing needs with this unpredictable disease.

Established in 1991, A-1 Home Care is a licensed, bonded and insured home care agency dedicated to delivering exceptional in-home care services for seniors, adults and children.  We cater to all families of all financial backgrounds.  Our top-notch caregiving services are available to you at the most competitive rates in LA County and Orange County.  As one of the few state-licensed home care agencies in California, you can rest assured that your loved ones are protected from fraud, theft, scams and predators.  Each live-in caregiver we recruit is required to pass an extensive criminal background check, and all professional references are verified.

For more information about 24 hour Multiple Sclerosis care, call A-1 Home Care today (562) 929-8400 for caregiving services in LA County or (949) 650-3800 for services in Orange County.  A-1 Home Care covers a large geographical expanse, ranging from Malibu, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills and Hollywood to Laguna Beach, Newport Beach, Costa Mesa, Fullerton, Fountain Valley and Anaheim. 

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