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Helping Kids Handle the Emotional MS Roller Coaster

For children with pediatric multiple sclerosis, the physical challenges are intertwined with psychological ones. These strategies can help kids cope—even thrive—after a diagnosis.

By Lauren Paige Kennedy
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MS Symptoms: Your Top 6 Questions Answered!

Why don’t my lesions match my symptoms? Are my bladder problems normal? Get the answer to these and more common conundrums about multiple sclerosis.

By Rachel Zohn
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Mind-Body Basics for People with MS

Learning how to get a handle on stress (so it doesn’t manhandle you!) not only helps you manage multiple sclerosis symptoms, it may help you prevent them too.

By Rachel Zohn
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10 Totally Doable Ways to Boost Your Brain Health With MS

Simple, everyday strategies can make a huge difference in how multiple sclerosis affects your brain and cognitive function. We've got 10 you can try today!

By Jerilyn Covert
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10 Healthy Eating Tips for MS

When you eat to beat the inflammation associated with MS, you’ll not only start to feel better day to day but you’ll get some bonus health benefits, too.

By Hallie Levine
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Workout Motivation: You’ll Boost Your IQ, Too

Exercise is good for your body—it’s a no-brainer, right? And speaking of brains, yours reaps the benefits of that workout too, new research confirms.

By Lara DeSanto
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The MS Guide to DMTs

The great news about multiple sclerosis treatments? You’ve got options! The potentially stressful news? You’ve got A LOT of options. We break down the basics.

By Rachel Zohn
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What's the Best Diet for People With MS?

The short answer: a healthy one! We've got doctor-approved advice can improve your overall health and your quality of life, too.

By Hallie Levine
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The Diet That Reduces Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Where’s your plate? Here’s how eating turkey and drinking wine (in moderation) can boost brain power.

By Stephanie Stephens
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SPMS: What the Four Letters Mean for You

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis is what your doctor will say you have. But, really, what does that mean? One writer with SPMS shares what he has learned.

By Trevis Gleason