Firsthand Experiences: What It’s Like Living With MS

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Living with an autoimmune disease can feel isolating. While everyone around you continues with their lives, yours can feel as if it’s being turned upside down. Glass half full turns to class half empty. That feeling can be even more true with multiple sclerosis (MS), a condition that you’re most likely to be diagnosed with between the ages of 20 and 40.

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This video from Lifey Health is one in a series created to flip from medical textbook to real-life experience. What does it feel like to live with MS? How does life continue after diagnosis? Are treatment options effective?

In this three-minute video clip you’ll hear what it’s really like living with MS, including why you shouldn’t fight it and in this patient’s own words, the upside of being diagnosed.

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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.

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