MS & Changes to Thinking and Memory

This booklet is for someone with MS, to provide a better understanding of the common problems with thinking and memory that can occur with MS. It explains some of the reasons for cognitive dysfunction, and suggests activities and resources that can help deal with the effects of these changes.

MS & Speech and Swallowing

This booklet offers an overview of the problems with speech and swallowing in MS and helps those with these difficulties to understand more. You should be read this booklet in conjunction with assistance and advice from medical professionals. [flipbook pdf=”https://msotago.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Book-8-Speech-Swallowing.pdf”]

MS & Sexuality and Intimacy

This booklet presents a discussion of intimacy and sexuality, and explores the ways MS can affect one’s sexual life. The information within provides a basic overview of the issues involved, and it is recommended that additional input be sought from health professionals where necessary.

MS & Spasticity

This booklet has been written to help lessen the impact of spasticity on your life. It contains information on the best ways to manage spasticity, including some strengthening exercises especially designed for people with MS.

MS & Your Bladder and Bowel

The first section of this booklet explains bladder dysfunction caused by MS and describes the range of solutions available. The second part sets out to clarify the common bowel problems associated with MS, the range of solutions available and how these problems can be better managed in day to day life.