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11 Tips to Make Grooming Easier with Multiple Sclerosis

Alleviate your difficulties with grooming.

Sometimes, trying to look good can be challenging when you have multiple sclerosis, especially when you are not feeling well. Multiple sclerosis issues like spasticity (involuntary muscle spasms or unusual tightness of muscles), loss of balance, and fatigue can make any task difficult to perform – especially intricate movements needed with daily grooming. Here are some tips to help you look and feel great.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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