Multiple sclerosis is not a fatal disease. Except in rare cases of severe disease, most people with multiple sclerosis have a normal or near-normal life span and usually die from the same conditions (heart disease, cancer) that affect the general population. Still, MS symptoms can negatively affect quality of life. Suicide rates among patients with MS are higher than average.
The majority of patients with MS do not become severely disabled. Twenty years after diagnosis, about two-thirds...Read more
The woman was tiny, probably 4’11” and all of 90 pounds or so. She looked to be about 70 years-old and had a pleasant face and a warm... Read more »
Eight years seven months ago, I woke up on a Tuesday morning with globs of vaseline smeared over my right eye. Well, not literally, but... Read more »
If you spend just a moment thinking about it, there are many differences faces of MS. Those persons who are diagnosed with multiple... Read more »
Hey, ladies. Good news. Menopause does not appear to affect the clinical course of multiple sclerosis, according to Riley Bove, MD, a... Read more »