Most patients first seek medical help after an initial attack of symptoms called a clinically isolated syndrome (CIS). Not all patients who have a CIS go on to develop MS, and it is difficult to predict which patients will or will not.
Multiple sclerosis can be challenging to diagnose as there is no one test for it, and a number of other conditions may mimic its symptoms. To confirm a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis the doctor needs to find:
March has been designated as Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, and for good reason. It is a disease which is not only misunderstood by... Read more »
Over the past four decades, the tools for diagnosing multiple sclerosis have changed as our understanding of the disease process and... 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 »
The relationship between multiple sclerosis (MS) and headache disorders is not well understood, and studies exploring that relationship have... Read more »