Amit M. Shelat, DO, MPA, FACPMedical Reviewer
Attending Neurologist and Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, Stony Brook University School of Medicine, New York. Medical reviewer for VeriMed Healthcare Network.
Latest by Amit M. Shelat, DO, MPA, FACP
There are many possible causes of numb fingers in people with multiple sclerosis - all of which should be discussed with your primary care doctor in case it’s something serious.
Multiple sclerosis symptoms vary so much that no two people with MS are bound to have the same symptoms. Additionally, MS symptoms mimic dozens of other conditions, so it is important to consider that these symptoms may not be MS at all. Here’s how to know the difference.
Lesions caused by multiple sclerosis (MS) can occur in the spinal cord, which is known as Spinal MS.
The Hoffmann reflex is finger flexor response is demonstrated by a sudden flexing of the thumb and/or index finger, and can be a sign of MS.
Primary Progressive MS (PPMS) manifests differently than other forms of the disease and poses challenges for diagnosis and treatment.
Relapsing-remitting MS is the most common type of multiple sclerosis. In this type of MS, symptoms become worse during a relapse and improve in remission.
A list of different kinds of food shows what is best to eat to fight inflammation.
Living with multiple sclerosis can be complicated, confusing, and life-changing. Here are 10 things to routinely discuss with your doctors.
The Romberg Test is a neurological test which detects poor balance because of deficits in proprioception.
The Babinski sign is an extensor plantar response and potential sign of Multiple Sclerosis when your big toe jumps upward or extends and/or your toes fan out.