The Importance of Early Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis

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Listen in as Nick Rijke, executive director of Policy and Research for the MS Society, talks about the importance of early treatment for multiple sclerosis patients.

Watch a National MS Society video featuring a discussion with Dr. Stephen Krieger who talks about less common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

“A new scientific consensus has been reached that changes the way relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis (MS) should be treated. The evidence now tells us that, rather than waiting to see whether more relapses occur, disease modifying therapies (DMTs) should be offered as close as possible to diagnosis.”

Emotional health is important when battling any illness, including multiple sclerosis (MS).  Sometimes the benefits of emotional health are overlooked by healthcare providers. But can emotional health influence MS treatment outcomes? Read here.

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