Latest by Lisa Emrich

What is Spinal MS? - Multiple Sclerosis

Lesions caused by multiple sclerosis (MS) can occur in the spinal cord, which is known as Spinal MS.

Top 50 Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple sclerosis symptoms can affect almost any part of the body from head to toes.

MS Signs & Symptoms: What is a Marcus Gunn Pupil?

What does the doctor look for during the “swinging light test”?

MS Signs & Symptoms: What is a Nystagmus?

Nystagmus is a condition that causes the eyes to make quick, repetitive, uncontrolled movements.

MS Signs vs. Symptoms: What is the Hoffmann Reflex?

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.

Why I’m Not Considering Ocrevus

When a new drug hits the market, how do you decide whether or not to try it?

What Is Clinically Isolated Syndrome?

When someone experiences only one episode of MS-like symptoms, it is known as clinically isolated syndrome. Here’s how it is – and isn’t – like other forms of the disease.

The Only Resolution You Need to Make

New Year’s resolutions are notoriously hard to keep, but this one’s crucial: Carve out time every day to focus only on yourself.

The New Shingles Vaccine Is Good News for People With MS

Shingrix is safer than Zostavax for people with multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune illnesses. Here’s why.

Slowing Down Long-Term Progression of Multiple Sclerosis With Disease-Modifying Therapies

A number of disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) are effective in decreasing the frequency of relapses and the number of lesions in the brain or spinal cord.