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
With the ongoing debate on ways to reform health care, I've been thinking about the routine medical care I receive in a typical year. ... Read more »
In 1999, Diaz-Olaverrieta et al. out of Mexico City published a study on Neuropsychiatric Manifestations of Multiple Sclerosis (MS). This... Read more »
“You look so good!” What is it about that phrase that makes those of us with MS cringe? Visit any MS related website or blog and... Read more »