b"Life with MSOOnnlliinneeTToooollssUUsseeffuullffoorrNNaavviiggaattiinnggCCAAMMUUssiinnggtteecchhnnoollooggyyttoorreesseeaarrcchhcoommpplleemmeennttaarryyaannddaalltteerrnnaattiivveemmeeddiicciinneecBy Joanne FortunatoComplementary and alternative medicine In addition to using the Internet to findis of interest to many of us with MS. But online informationandproductsthatmightbeclaims about it can often be quite confusing, helpful and informative, there are podcastsexpensive, and even under some circumstances, (audio) and videos online that are often freefraudulent.However,accesstotechnology or inexpensive. These techniques can oftencan help you nd what works for you in a bequiteaneectivewaytogethelpthatconvenient, aordable, and understandable might not otherwise be available.fashion. The purpose of this article is to provide The rst step in your research about CAMstarting points for researching dierent ways would be to nd a therapy that interests youto complement what your medical team is and would work for your particular issues andproviding to help you improve the quality of lifestyle. The most common CAM therapiesyour life. This is not intended to replace the usuallyinvolveacombinationmindandadvice of your medical team and it is always body approaches. Very Well Health is one siterecommended you keep your medical team that has a good overview of CAM and listsappraisedofanydecisions youmake some of the safer more common therapiesregarding CAM. www.verywellhealth.com/cam-for-ms-CAM is a very broad term and this article 2440488.Once youhavedecidedtotrywill only address a small portion of the explore a therapy that is of interest, you canspectrum. MS is a very dynamic and diverse try the following techniques. disease so keep this in mind as you explore YYoouuTTuubbeethis field. You will find a lot of anecdotalevidence and exaggerated claims. Any claims YouTube is a great tool for nding free toof a cure should be a red ag. However, the inexpensive videos with an incredible varietyright CAM for you can greatly improve your of regimes to help with things such as nutrition,quality of life. exercise, and meditation. You can accessInmanycircumstances,ifyounda YouTube at youtube.com or using the YouTubeapp available for both Android and Apple.provider you want to work with but they are YouTube is a Google Service so if you don'tnot in your geographic location, you can video have a Google email account (Gmail) you canchat with them. This is especially useful if create one when you sign up. While this isyou have vision and/or mobility issues. optional, it is recommended. This will allowmsfocusmagazine.org 14"