Does MS make it hard to lose weight? You might find you lose weight because of the way MS affects you. For example, problems with posture, swallowing, fatigue and tremor can all make shopping for, preparing or eating food more difficult. And your appetite can also be affected by stress, anxiety and depression, as well as certain drug treatments.
Is weight gain normal with MS? It’s also common for people with MS to gain weight due to their symptoms. It’s important to try and reach a moderate weight and maintain it. Being overweight or underweight can worsen MS symptoms.
Does MS affect metabolism? AMSTERDAM—Patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) have an altered metabolic flexibility after glucose load, both at rest and during exercise, researchers reported at the Fifth Joint Triennial Congress of the European and Americas Committees for Treatment and Research in MS.
How can a person with MS lose weight?
- Don’t diet! Most diets don’t work over the long haul.
- Change one meal at a time.
- Focus on your food.
- Follow your cravings.
- Get support.
- Don’t forget to get a move on.
- Give yourself a specific incentive.