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What exercise can do for your body when you have MS

This video is meant to expand your general knowledge about living a healthy life and is NOT a substitute for seeking medical advice. Please consult with your doctor before making changes in your health practices, diet and self-care.

Dave Bexfield founded ActiveMSers.org after he was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2006.

Multiple sclerosis is a disease where your body’s own immune system attacks its central nervous system. Over time, MS leads to increased disability and most studies have turned up lacklustre recommendations for treatment.

However, new research suggests that high-cardio exercise can improve neuroplasticity and help protect neuro-cognition, slowing down some of MS’s worst symptoms. Dave himself, has developed a physically active lifestyle and been educating his readers on the benefits of increased activity for people living with MS.

In this video, he explains the science behind how fitness dampens MS’s most damaging effects, such as brain atrophy and fatigue.

View the original video here.

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