Lifestyle and home remediesBy Mayo Clinic staff
Although there's no cure for primary lateral sclerosis, there are a few lifestyle choices you can make to preserve muscle function for as long as possible:
- Stay active. Continue activity or exercise programs as long as you can comfortably and safely do so. Staying active will help you keep your existing function and slow the progression of the disease. Just be sure you stay safe, keeping in mind that your muscle weakness puts you at higher risk of tripping and falling.
- Eat a healthy diet. Because PLS can cause your activity level to slow down, be sure you're eating a nutritious diet to avoid excessive weight gain and added pressure on your joints.
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