For me, one of the most confusing things about Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS) was understanding if I was experiencing a relapse or not. No one tells you what a relapse is and isn't, well no one told me that is, and I'm sure I'm not alone. How do you know if you might be experiencing a relapse? And at what point do you seek medical attention? When I was first diagnosed, I was only told that “if I experienced a relapse”, I had to let the neurologist know. But what exactly was a relapse? Is it when your symptoms come back?...That was my understanding of the definition of a relapse at the time. A relapse is when I'm experiencing symptoms right? Wrong! There's a bit more to it than that.
This week I bring you a gym guide, that has been road tested by yours truly, to help you ease your way into group fitness classes and help you to avoid newbie blunders. And the good news is I've gone through the embarrassing pitfalls so you don't have to!
Recently I decided to include more exercise into my routine to help me manage some MS symptoms that had been giving me trouble. I found myself looking for the right gym to help me do this, one that provided a safe and inclusive environment. [...]
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