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New MS Drugs: The Latest on Emerging Treatments

Medications are used to help those with multiple sclerosis (MS) manage their disease. Here are the latest medications available today. Multiple...

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Multiple Sclerosis & Anxiety: What’s the Link?

Anxiety is a common symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS). Learn more about the link between MS and anxiety, and find out how to get help. Multiple...

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Multiple Sclerosis and Cardiovascular Disease: What's the Link?

People with multiple sclerosis (MS) are at an increased risk for cardiovascular (heart) disease. Learn more about the link between MS and heart...

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Resources and Support for People With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a lifelong condition that can be tough to face alone. Browse information, get help from experts, and find support online....

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Can People With MS Get the COVID Vaccine?

While certain vaccines can trigger flare-ups, the COVID vaccine is safe for people with multiple sclerosis. Learn about side effects and...

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Is MS Linked to an Increased Risk for Cancer?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) may influence the development of cancer. Learn more about this possible relationship, and how to minimize your cancer risk....

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MS vs. Ankylosing Spondylitis: What Are the Differences?

MS and ankylosing spondylitis are both chronic autoimmune diseases that differ greatly in symptoms and treatment. Learn more about their differences....

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What to Consider at the End Stage of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) often worsens over time and may eventually reach the end stage. Here is what to consider and expect at this stage of MS....

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Should I Get the Shingles Vaccine If I Have MS?

People with multiple sclerosis can help prevent shingles and its complications with the Shingrix vaccine. Review the benefits and risks. Shingrix is...

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Gilenya (Fingolimod) - Oral

What Is Gilenya? Gilenya (fingolimod) is an immune modulator used to treat people with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS). It belongs to...

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Could Medical Marijuana Help Manage Your MS?

Marijuana is being used to manage multiple sclerosis. Learn if and how medical marijuana can help you with the pain and MS symptoms. Multiple...

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) vs. Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)

Multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis are autoimmune diseases with a few similar symptoms. Explore the differences and learn how to tell them...

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Is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Painful?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is different for everyone and can cause various types of pain. Learn more about this MS symptom, including how it's...

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Understanding the Stages of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease with progressive stages and types. Learn the symptoms of each and how to identify early signs of the...

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MS Dieting With the Wahls Protocol

The Wahls protocol is a Paleo-inspired diet that may be beneficial for autoimmune diseases. Learn about Dr. Terry Wahls and MS diet management....

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Early Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

No two people experience multiple sclerosis the same, but there are some common signs and symptoms to note so you can get a diagnosis and treatment....

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Can MS Be Diagnosed Through Blood Tests?

Multiple sclerosis can be challenging to diagnose. Blood tests are used by doctors so they can rule out other conditions that have similar symptoms....

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Can You Prevent Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) cannot be prevented, but you can lower your risk of getting it. Learn more about the risk factors that are in your control....

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Signs of MS in Women vs Men

Symptoms of MS vary widely and can differ slightly by sex, with women and men experiencing some common and some different secondary symptoms....

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Staying Ahead of MS Attacks

An MS attack refers to a period after remission when new/old MS symptoms appear or return. Here’s what helps during an MS relapse, plus what to...

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The Pros and Cons of HSCT for MS

HSCT treatment (hematopoietic stem cell transplantation) may be an effective procedure for certain types of MS. Learn more about HSCT for MS...

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What Is the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite?

Learn about the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC), which is a three-part tool used to access disability in multiple sclerosis (MS)....

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DMT Treatment Options for Multiple Sclerosis

Disease-modifying therapy (DMT) for multiple sclerosis are drugs that slow the progression of the disease via injection, oral medication, or...

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Prevalence and Incidence

About 1 million people in the U.S. are living with multiple sclerosis. Learn more about the worldwide prevalence of MS and demographic statistics....

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Is a Cure for MS on the Horizon?

There is no cure for multiple sclerosis (MS), but research is ongoing. Learn about the progress made in research and current MS treatments. Multiple...

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Natural Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

Although multiple sclerosis cannot be cured, a combination of natural and pharmaceutical treatments can help lessen symptoms and reduce flare-ups....

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A Guide to Multiple Sclerosis Medications

Medications for MS, such as chemotherapy, anti-inflammatories, immunosuppressives, and steroids, slow disease progression and treat MS symptoms....

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What Experts Want You to Know About MS and Anesthesia

Does anesthesia cause MS relapse in MS patients? Researchers and doctors have had mixed opinions. Learn about anesthesia, MS, and surgery. The use of...

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