If you or a loved one has just been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS)—or you worry you or a loved one may be at risk—you probably have a lot more questions than answers right now.
What are the common signs of multiple sclerosis? What causes it? How will a multiple sclerosis diagnosis impact everyday life? Is it curable or at least treatable?
To help you understand the signs, symptoms, causes, and treatments for multiple sclerosis, we've gathered important information and put it in one convenient hub.
While everyone's diagnosis is different, this is the place to learn the basics about the latest research, medications, treatments, and more.
You may also want some tips for living life to the fullest while managing your condition. That includes understanding how diet, certain types of exercise, and other lifestyle strategies can make a difference.
Remember to discuss any questions or concerns about MS with your healthcare provider (HCP), who can help you manage the condition.
Multiple sclerosis treatment
If you have a diagnosis of MS, the next logical question will likely be about your MS treatment options. Will you be on medication for the rest of your life? If so, what type? Are there surgical procedures or new therapies that may help? Does any treatment completely "cure" the symptoms? Learn the facts about the many MS treatments available and how your HCP will determine the best options for you.
Living with multiple sclerosis
If you have multiple sclerosis, you may feel as though maintaining a fitness routine is more than you can handle. After all, simply getting around can be challenging at times. You might wonder if working out really helps with MS anyway. Find out whether diet, exercise, and other lifestyle changes can help ease some of your symptoms.