Recent incidence reports suggest that multiple sclerosis (MS) is increasing among African Americans. Now, new findings published in the journal Neurology support mounting evidence that African Americans also experience more severe consequences from the autoimmune disease, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Interestingly, among white participants slower cognitive function, walking and dexterity were linked with a lower household income. However, for Black participants, lower income was connected only with diminished dexterity. To learn more about dissimilarities in how Black and white people with MS respond to therapy, read “Reaction to Multiple Sclerosis Treatment Differs Between Black and White Patients.”
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.