Pain, walking problems and fatigue are factors that most strongly lower self-perceived health in multiple sclerosis, researchers at the New York University Langone Medical Center have found.
This challenges current treatment ... Read more
Non-invasive brain stimulation reduces fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, concludes a study by researchers at New York University.
Fatigue is one the most disabling symptoms of MS, affecting roughly 75 percent ... Read more
Behavioral therapy focusing on goal attainment might reduce cognitive fatigue in multiple sclerosis patients, finds a study that used brain imaging to examine goal-oriented tasks involving rewards.
Since fatigue is ... Read more
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) often face geographic barriers that end up limiting their treatment options. That has led a Case Western Reserve University researcher to test online- and teleconference-based methods ... Read more
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has awarded $38 million in grants for five projects that compare the effectiveness of different multiple sclerosis treatment strategies.
A key aim of the research ... Read more
Therapeutic horseback riding, also known as hippotherapy, when combined with standard care regimens significantly reduces fatigue and spasticity in multiple sclerosis. It also improves balance and quality of life, ... Read more
Fatigue, limited mobility, and poor self-esteem or resiliency were found to be associated with periods of serious depression among multiple sclerosis patients, according to a recent study.
Previous research has ... Read more
If you’re active on the Internet, particularly in groups and forums regarding chronic illness, you’ve definitely noticed the term “spoonie” being thrown around. MORE: Seven things people with MS want ... Read more
Young multiple sclerosis (MS) patients who engage in physical activity can relieve symptoms of depression, concludes a Canadian study supported by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Researchers presented their study, “Longitudinal ... Read more
Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients can benefit from exercise but tiredness and fatigue often get in the way. Depending how advanced the disease is, some patients may not be able to participate in intense activity, but gentle exercise ... Read more
A significant percentage of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients struggle with improper diagnoses and ineffective treatments, a national survey of more than 5,300 patients found. The fifth annual survey, “MS ... Read more
Multiple sclerosis causes debilitating fatigue. The following photographs show, without censorship, what my fatigue leaves undone. The homes of everyone I know have living rooms without sweaters tossed over the ... Read more
People with secondary progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) are more likely to feel exhausted and have limited leg function than those without progressive MS as they age, a preliminary study suggests. The ... Read more
Regular massage therapy given people with multiple sclerosis (MS) significantly reduced their pain and fatigue, and helped to ease spasticity, a small pilot study reports. The results further support previous findings as to the benefits ... Read more
A modified Paleolithic diet reduced fatigue and increased the quality of life of patients with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS), a study shows. The diet may also reduce inflammation by ... Read more
In a cross-sectional study, researchers found that sexual dysfunction in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) is linked to fatigue and depression. Treating these factors and identifying their causes is a ... Read more
Since every multiple sclerosis (MS) patient is believed to be affected differently, the common symptoms of MS can vary widely in their severity and nature. The most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis include: 1. ... Read more
According to a study, the most common symptom among patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) is physical fatigue sometimes associated with co-existing conditions that could include depression, irritable bowel syndrome, ... Read more
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society announced that it has dedicated more than $1 million to support a clinical study at the University of Iowa that will compare two types of diet and their effectiveness ... Read more
Editor’s Note: MS Patient Specialist and Columnist Judy Lynn writes from her unique and engaging perspective as an MS patient reflecting on the challenges that the disease presents and ... Read more
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