Journal article

1255Associations between select lifestyle behaviours and quality of life based on MS phenotype

Nupur Nag, Maggie Yu, Steve Simpson-Yap, Sandra Neate, Hollie Schmidt

International Journal of Epidemiology | Oxford University Press (OUP) | Published : 2021

Abstract

Abstract Background Multiple sclerosis (MS) comprises progressive and non-progressive phenotypes, both presenting with symptoms that may reduce quality of life (QoL). Lifestyle behaviours, including diet, exercise, and wellness activities, are associated with higher QoL, however little is known about differences by MS phenotype. We assessed associations between lifestyle behaviours and QoL, between progressive vs non-progressive MS. Methods Self-reported cross-sectional data from the iConquerMS study (n = 1,109) were analysed. Lifestyle behaviours were queried via tick-box ..

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