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  • Alcoholism and Multiple Sclerosis
    People with multiple sclerosis (MS) have a higher risk for alcoholism and alcohol abuse.
  • Cognitive Dysfunction as a Symptom of Multiple...
    Cognitive dysfunction is one of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS), yet one of the most overlooked. Problems with short-term memory, attention difficulties and word-finding problems are all part of MS-related cognitive dysfunction.
  • Top 10 Multiple Sclerosis Cooling Products
    MS cooling products can help reduce the severity of multiple sclerosis symptoms. Heat can cause MS symptoms to worsen. These cooling products may help you to be more active and tolerate heat better.

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  • Changes With Aging in Multiple Sclerosis: Know More to Beat It!
    Multiple sclerosis - many of us have already heard about it, many may have watched someone close suffering from it and I know, many of us are going through it. Whatever our stage is, let's talk about the first thing first - what is Multiple sclerosis? I know, the second question that will pop into your head is - does this one reduce our life expectancy like many other diseases?
  • What Impact Does An Alkaline Diet Have On Multiple Sclerosis?
    The symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis can be unpleasant to say the least. There are many strategies for symptom management. One is upgrading to an alkaline diet. The acidity of your diet affects your health. Implementing an alkaline diet including alkaline water can improve your overall health and make the symptoms of multiple sclerosis manageable. This article has 3 key ways to improve management of your multiple sclerosis symptoms.
  • The Many Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis
    Multiple Sclerosis is a disease that exposes itself in different ways in different people. No two people show exactly the same set of symptoms. Some people may just have a single symptom that later disappears for months or years. Some may suffer from a lot of symptoms that may also get worse within a few weeks or months. The symptoms may be steadily increasing over time for some people while for others there may be periodic relapses and remissions. The condition presents with myriad...

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  • I’m a Breast Cancer and MS Survivor. Why Do I Feel Guilty?
    You've probably heard about cancer patients who experience survivor's guilt. I had that, but now I also have another weird kind of survivor's guilt.
  • How To Find the Right Doctor: 7 Important Steps
    Finding the right doctor can be a hassle, but it's definitely worth the effort. Even when you have a doctor you like, if you develop a serious or chronic health condition, chances are you're going to need a specialist, too. Before you trust your health to a new doctor, it's worth doing a little homework to make sure you're a good fit.
  • 7 Reasons to Fire Your Doctor
    A bad relationship with your doctor can be stressful — and dangerous. If you have a major health concern or chronic health condition, there's probably a specialist in your life. Finding the right specialist can make life easier, but if it's not working out, you might want to consider firing your doctor.

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  • Recovery From Central Nervous System Acute Demyelination in Children
    Most prospective cohort studies of acquired demyelinating syndromes in children have focused on the genetic, environmental, and neuroimaging predictors of multiple sclerosis. Less is known regarding the severity of the incident demyelinating event and predictors of residual attack–related physical disability. In a national, prospective longitudinal study, incident acquired demyelinating syndromes in children were characterized in terms of physical deficits and acuity at onset, and...
  • Supreme Court Justice for the Chromosome Rights Movement -- the Next Frontier
    Last week, the Supreme Court ruled against chromosome discrimination. Now, citizens with two X chromosomes can marry somebody with two X chromosomes, and those with a Y chromosome can marry other folks with a Y chromosome too. Undoubtedly, this is a great victory for the Chromosome Rights Movement, but the fight is not over, as other forms of chromosome discrimination are still very prevalent in our society. Today, the nearly 400,000 individuals in the U.S.A. that carry three copies of...
  • Positive Topline Results for Investigational MS DrugPositive Topline Results for Investigational MS Drug
    Two phase 3 studies suggest the investigational drug ocrelizumab was superior to interferon beta-1a in reducing the relapse rate in patients with relapsing multiple sclerosis. Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)

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  • Oral v IV steroids for relapses
    A new study at 13 centres in France has found no that there was no difference on outcomes whether someone took oral or intravenous steroids to treat relapses.

  • Ocrelizumab trial results
    Two phase III studies of a potential new injected disease modifying drug for relapsing remitting MS show that it "significantly reduced" relapses, new lesions and the build up of disability compared to Rebif. The manufacturer plans to submit the drug for licensing next year. A phase III trial in primary progressive MS is due to report later this year.

  • Fingolimod extension study
    Results after four and half years show that people who started in the beta interferon arm had fewer relapses and less MRI activity after they had switched to fingolimod.

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About.com Multiple Sclerosis

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  • Multiple Sclerosis and Driving

    I stopped driving for over 8 years because of my multiple sclerosis (MS). I found it scary to be behind the wheel in a way that is very difficult to describe. I just was never sure that I was doing the right thing or would be able to react to something happening on the road correctly or in time.


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  • Q. How does multiple sclerosis impact my children?

    A. Any parent with multiple sclerosis knows that MS definitely introduces challenges to an already difficult job. Taking care of children at different ages can be physically grueling, and some of the fatigue and mobility symptoms that come with MS can really intensify the challenges for parents, even resulting in activities that get canceled and a "smaller" world for kids that have to adapt when Mom or Dad just can'tdo things.



  • The MS Symptoms That Come and Go

    I'm writing to remind you that as things start to heat up, you may experience more paroxysmal symptoms. These are those lovely MS symptoms that appear and make things difficult or uncomfortable for awhile, then go away as quickly as they showed up.


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About.com Multiple Sclerosis: Most Popular Articles

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  • What Are the Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis?
    Multiple sclerosis (MS) has a wide range of symptoms and signs. From cognitive difficulties to problems controlling muscles, MS can have an effect on almost any body system.
  • Don't Ignore This Important Symptom of Multiple...
    Numbness and tingling is a very common symptom of multiple sclerosis (MS), known as parasthesia. This type of symptom is described as tingling, burning, prickling, itching, numbness or the feeling of “pins-and-needles.”
  • MS 101: Learn the Facts on Multiple Sclerosis
    Multiple sclerosis is a complex disease with many symptoms, degrees of severity and courses of progression. Learn the basics about MS, including: multiple sclerosis symptoms, risk factors, treatment, types, relapses, diagnosis and things to avoid if you have MS.

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  • Xtar VC4 Battery Charger Review
    I recently received the VC4 Battery Charger from Xtar, which is a super high-tech charger that comes with has 4 slots and has a large display screen full of information about your battery.  Just for a heads up and for clarification, I’m not an expert with battery chargers… in fact, I known very little about […]
  • Pre-Order: Authentic Aspire Triton Tank – $35 After Coupon
    I’ve just been notified that the new Aspire Triton Tank is up for pre-order and I’ve got a coupon for you all, which will bring the price down to $35. The new Triton Tank is a Sub-Ohm Clearomizer by Aspire.  The Triton is said to be the next big thing when it comes to sub-ohm […]
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    Not too long ago, MadVapes shared with the world of vaping its new mod in the works, The Deviate Mod, which is to be added to their growing list of MadVapes branded devices.  And, just yesterday the long-awaited device was finally released. The Deviate Mod by MadVapes truly looks like something out of the predator […]