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:
Welcome to the Week in Review and a this week has been even more active than last week here at MS Central. So what's been going on around... Read more »
Lisa Emrich, in her post, “MS and Politics,” quoted Michelle Obama talking about her father, who had MS, “He never stopped smiling... Read more »
Hi everyone! The following video is part three of my journey towards a diagnosis of MS. In this part of my journey I go to see my... Read more »
As MS patients we all know what a demyelinating disease is, right? “...any disease of the nervous system in which the myeline sheath... Read more »