Everyday Life with Multiple Sclerosis

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by Wendy Henderson |

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Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a degenerative neurological disease that attacks the central nervous system. Symptoms vary considerably between patients, depending on the severity and where in the central nervous system that the attacks occur. Although there is currently no cure for MS, treatments exist to help with symptoms and lower the frequency of flares.

Could lifestyle choices affect the severity of MS symptoms? Read more here.

In this inspirational Multiple Sclerosis Society of NZ video, we meet several MS patients who provide real life accounts of their symptoms, how the disease has changed their lives, and how much they value the support of people around them.

Read about eight lesser-known symptoms of multiple sclerosis here.

Multiple Sclerosis News Today is strictly a news and information website about the disease. It does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor If You’re Newly Diagnosed

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We consulted some of our community contributors at MS News Today and came up with 12 questions people should consider asking their doctors after an MS diagnosis.

Check it out by clicking here.

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