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Living With

MS Safety Tips for the Shower

If you live with MS, you know that getting clean can come with some risks. Learn tips for avoiding danger in the shower.

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Symptoms

What to Do When Your MS Warning Alarm Sounds

Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be highly unpredictable, so it is important to develop your own MS early warning alert system. Learn how to spot the early warning signs of an MS relapse.

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Treatment

Sure, It's Not Cancer, But I'm Still Sick

How many times have you heard someone say: “At least it’s not cancer,” to console a friend? Have you ever said this to someone with a chronic condition? We need to respect all illnesses and not compete.

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Support Systems

The Best Ways To Support Your Friend Living With MS

Have a friend with a serious condition, but you are at a loss of what you can do to help? Here are suggestions from members of the MS community.

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Alternative Treatment

A Year With Medical Marijuana for MS

Amy Gurowitz, diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) 30 years ago, talks about using medical marijuana (MMJ) for more than a year to treat her MS symptoms.

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Walking

Choosing Mobility Aids for Multiple Sclerosis

Most people living with MS have some level of difficulty walking. Fortunately, many challenges can be alleviated by choosing from a wide variety of mobility aids.

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Fitness

Building A Fitness Future With MS

Competitive bodybuilding is one way that David Lyons conquers multiple sclerosis. He also founded the MS Fitness Challenge (MSFC) charity to help bring his message worldwide.

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Symptoms

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)
Symptoms

Top 50 Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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

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Symptoms

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

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