Multiple Sclerosis

What African Americans Need to Know About Multiple Sclerosis

Although multiple sclerosis has historically been thought to primarily affect Whites, recent studies show that Blacks in the U.S. are actually more at risk...

Multiple Sclerosis Warrior Dedicated to Helping Others

When Vickie Whyte began experiencing issues with her eyesight in 2007, she wasn’t alarmed. “I thought I’d see an eye doctor and get my...

8 Ways to Manage Multiple Sclerosis Fatigue

Eighty percent of multiple sclerosis sufferers fight fatigue One the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis is fatigue, which affects about 80 percent of those...

Standing Up to MS

A walking sling gives back some independence to this MS sufferer I have been bound to my wheelchair for two years. I can no longer...

Living With MS: Balancing Act

Reduce the risk of falls with these stretches If you have MS, you’ve likely experienced muscle stiffness and balance problems. But you can manage these...

Talking Out Loud

“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to...

The Multiple Sclerosis and Vitamin D Link

A recent study found that African Americans with MS are more likely to have vitamin D deficiencies than those who do not have Ms We’ve...

Can a Blood Sample Predict MS Before Symptoms Appear?

Study findings could lead to earlier diagnosis An antibody linked with multiple sclerosis (MS) might be detectable in blood of people who have the disease...

Living With Multiple Sclerosis: Pride Wins Again

Do you ask for help when you need it? After my husband paid the bill, the receptionist slowly ushered him to the side and whispered,...

Can Weed Help MS Symptoms?

Recent research suggests medical marijuana can alleviate overactive bladder, muscle stiffness The GOP may have taken control of the Senate, but marijuana legalization also won...

Study Suggests ‘The Pill’ Could Contribute to MS

Hormones could raise risk of developing central nervous system disorder A woman’s birth control method could bring on multiple sclerosis (MS), the central nervous system...

Pain Away!

Try these low-tech remedies for muscle soreness So you overdid it shoveling snow (winter’s finale, we hope!), hunched over your computer late-night trying to finish...

Putting a Rest to MS Myths

We debunk common misconceptions about this central nervous system disease Medical discoveries happen so fast that it’s easy to understand how some people don’t have...

Life With MS: Holding Onto My Old Life

She ignored her disease and refused to talk to her doctor—until MS forced her to face the truth In the first three years post MS...

Rae Edwards: Channeling Information for People With MS

An MS diagnosis inspires a woman to give to her community Ask Rae Edwards about her multiple sclerosis diagnosis, and the founder of Multiple Sclerosis...

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