Friday, September 19, 2008

Patients With MS Are Anxious About Their Treatment

A recent study on patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) has found that one-third experience recurring negative emotions towards their treatment regimen. Many people dislike taking medications, but when treatment causes such anxiety, as in the case with MS, it can be assumed that adherence will be affected. It is important that health care professionals and adherence program providers be understanding of individuals' unique hurdles.