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Brain & Nerve Health

In-depth information on different kinds of dementia, such as Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder. Patient experts inspire and guide with practical advice on how to manage conditions, be an effective caregiver, and more.

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Treatment

It's Ok to Cry: How to Adjust to SPMS

Learning you have secondary progressive multiple sclerosis can take a serious emotional toll. We asked a psychologist to share his best advice for how to get through.

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Symptoms

Secondary Progressive MS: The Basics

Not everyone with multiple sclerosis reaches this stage of the disease, and some people don't even realize it when they do. Find out the symptoms to look for and what to expect with SPMS.

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Young & Chronic

Your First MS Apartment

With a few simple adaptations, you can make your place comfy, cozy, and completely MS-friendly.

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Risk Factors

Autism Treatment: Some Kids Miss Out

As many as one third of U.S. children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) don't get behavioral or medication treatment to help them manage their neurodevelopmental challenges.

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Lifestyle

9 Proven Ways Exercise Can Help Manage MS

Staying active can start a positive-feedback loop: Fewer symptoms of multiple sclerosis mean more opportunity to do all the things you love to do.

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Treatment

Brain Tumors: Do They Respond to Immunotherapy?

Immunotherapy, a type of treatment that enlists parts of our immune systems to fight diseases, may also help treat slow-growing brain tumors, a new study shows.

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Living With

MS Infographics Worth Sharing!

We created this special series of infographics specifically for people living with multiple sclerosis. We've got brain-boosting tips, buying guides, and more. Pin, post, and share away!

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Fitness

11 Exercises for People with SPMS

This plan was developed specifically for people with secondary progressive MS (our fitness model Verena, included!), and each move can be done while sitting in a chair or wheelchair. No gym required!

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Lifestyle

10 Best Strength Exercises for MS

Ready to work it?! Adding a few strength-training moves to your daily routine gives you a powerful way to help manage the physical symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

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Brain

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.