MS Patient Explains How He Deals With Depression
Depression is a common symptom for people who have multiple sclerosis. In this vlog, delivery driver Michael Smith from the U.K. talks about how he tries to cope with his MS-related depression.
Michael has primary progressive MS. He talks about how the winter weather and lack of sunlight makes his depression worse and how he’s more likely to have depressing thoughts. He tries to overcome this by using mindfulness tactics, simple tricks like paying attention to his surroundings, looking people in the eye when he speaks to them, watching his posture and controlling his breathing.
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