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
Thanksgiving comes around once each year, but I like to remain thankful for my many blessings and fortunes throughout the year.This year I... Read more »
It was during my limbo days prior to my official MS diagnosis that I stumbled upon a charismatic lady named Diane J. Standiford. I was... Read more »
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