Even if your MS is well-controlled, you may wonder whether new or changing symptoms are a concern. Here’s what to expect and when to call your doctor.
Preventing infection through vaccination is important for people with MS. But there are a few nuances to be aware of.
A promising drug slowed brain shrinkage in progressive multiple sclerosis (MS) by nearly half, according to new research. Very limited therapies are currently available for this disabling form of the disease. Learn more about this therapy.
For most people, it’s better to take drugs for multiple sclerosis early rather than let the disease run its course, according to new treatment guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology.
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Temper multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms and help prevent flare-ups with these five wellness recommendations based on recent scientific research.
A drug recently approved to slow the progression of multiple sclerosis (MS) also may help some people in the early stages of the disease to reverse some physical disability, new research suggests.
If you have multiple sclerosis, you can do things to help limit unpredictable flare-ups of pain, dizziness, numbness and imbalance. In particular, people with relapsing-remitting MS, can take steps to avoid certain behaviors and situations that trigger MS flare-ups or relapses. Neurologist Alexander Rae-Grant, MD, identifies eight triggers that may lead to relapses or flare-ups. Avoid these … Read More
Coffee intake has been linked to a reduced risk of several diseases, including diabetes and heart disease. New research finds drinking coffee also may protect against the development of multiple sclerosis (MS), a disabling neurological disease that affects about 2.5 million people world-wide. Researchers at Kaiser Permanente Northern California studied more than 2,000 people, half of whom were … Read More
Numbness and tingling are often the result of minor nerve injuries or inflammation. But for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS), these symptoms can become severe and interfere with walking or doing everyday tasks. Why does this happen? In patients with MS, we know what happens, but researchers are still puzzled about why it happens. What … Read More
Is breastfeeding best when you have MS? What to weigh about multiple sclerosis medications.