The progression of Relapsing-Remitting MS in some patients leads to Secondary-Progressive MS, where the disease is no longer relapsing, but rather, it is a constant, steady progression. Progression and transition times are variable among patients with this condition; there is no set timetable for developing SPMS.
With Progressive MS, there is not a moment free from the thought and feel of MS. Pretty scary? This series of articles started with an explanation of the different types of MS and then continued by expanding on Progressive MS. Some of the information paints a bleak picture, but let me add a personal touch that should make it less scary. Here…