ORGANISATION: MS Society of New Zealand

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How can you deal with lockdown with MS?

Self-isolation is difficult and we are experiencing a whole range of emotions. Many of us are likely experiencing anxiety, for fear of catching COVID-19. Plus, social isolation may bring feelings of sadness, in addition to the pressure of finances, and concern for friends and family. Add a chronic illness like MS to the mix and these concerns may feel amplified.

Whatever emotions you are feeling, these are entirely natural responses. The next few weeks aren’t going to be easy, but there are steps we can take to make it easier. Here are seven steps that you can decide to take right now, setting you up for wellness during the lockdown.

Published: 2020

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