What is brain health?

In this video Grace interviews Jodi Haartson who is a MS Nurse Practitioner. The interview was filmed by Heather

Video transcript

Grace: Thank you so much for doing this for us. So one of the first questions is, what is brain health?

Jodi Harrison, MS Nurse Practitioner: The idea of brain health is that even when under the circumstances of damage, that you do have some reserve and they call it neurological reserve, and that means that the brain is really flexible and it can compensate for any damage and you can still be fully functional and doing what you want to do even when damage has occurred. But the idea is that to keep the rest of the… the idea of the MS Brain Health initiative is that we work towards keeping the rest of that brain healthy.

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