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  • 6 days ago

    Depression and MS

    Depression is a major -- but highly treatable -- symptom associated with MS. What plan should be in place when flare-ups intensify sad thoughts? Learn more here: We want to hear from you. Have you experienced emotional changes such as depression since receiving your diagnosis?

  • 12 days ago

    How a Mom of 3 Manages Her MS

    Marleigh Brown, a busy mom of three, shares the daily routines that help her manage her MS symptoms and keep a positive outlook: What's your daily routine? We'd love to hear your tips.
  • 29 days ago

    unbearable itching

    I hate to wear clothing especially with seams or tags. I feel like i am being stung, eaten alive and I want to rip my skin off. Does anyone else get this symptom?
  • 1 month ago

    What to use to treat loss of energy?

    My aunt has had MS for about 20 years now. She has been treated here in the US and also in Europe. Unfortunately, her MS escalated rather quickly. She's been in a wheel chair for about 10+ years now. She asked me what kind of medicine she could use to help her energy level. She sits or lays down most of the time, so its difficult for her to gain energy. I would appreciate any advice or suggestions on this topic. Thank you for your help. JP
  • 1 month ago

    Week 4: Tips to Make a MS-Friendly Home

    Being at home with your MS means creating a space that's comfy, cozy, and works for you. This WebMD slideshow shows you how: . Your occupational therapist or rehab specialist can help you know what changes to your home will help you the most. We want to hear from you: Have you made changes to your home?
  • 1 month ago

    Week 2: What Happens During a Relapse?

    With MS, you'll have good days and bad days. You might experience little to no symptoms for weeks or months, but then a flare-up or a relapse might occur out of the blue. During a flare-up you'll get new symptoms, or symptoms you already have will get worse. It's important to know that many people recover from their relapses without treatment, but there are several things your doctor can do to help you get through them. Here's what to know about the signs of a MS relapse and how to....
  • Is this possibly not MS-related?

    I was diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome in 2015. Then, I was diagnosed with RRMS the same year. I was told that I no longer have CTS anymore, and my orthopedic specialist thinks it's MS causing the issue. However, my neurologist isn't sure that It's MS-related. I have been on Tecfidera since June 2016. I received a steroid shot in my hand, and it only made it worse. Many medications have not helped either. This is what my hand feels like: As if I sat on my hand. Extreme numbness that....
  • 1 month ago

    Stem Cells

    How do you go about becoming part of the trials?
  • 1 month ago

    Week 3: Should You Keep a Symptoms Diary?

    Symptoms of MS come and go. That's why keeping a diary is a great way to keep track of symptoms and patterns that may explain why they're happening. Whether it's jotting some notes down in a journal or downloading a free app on your smartphone or tablet, keeping a diary of your MS symptoms can help people of all ages keep track of their symptoms. Learn the signs of MS, what information you should include in your diary, how to track MS flares and more here:
  • 1 month ago

    March is MS Awareness Month

    Multiple Sclerosis is a disease in which the immune system eats away at the protective covering of nerves, and disrupts communication between the brain and the body. Someone with MS may experience weakness in an arm or leg, numbness, loss of balance, and muscle spasms, but the severity of these symptoms are unique to the individual. Let’s stand with the more than 400,000 Americans living with MS. We are stronger together. Raising awareness, providing support, and sharing your stories does make a....