In-depth information and trending research on multiple sclerosis, patient perspectives, and expert advice on how to manage MS symptoms.
"I am without a doubt healthier, stronger—both mentally and physically—and probably a better person since I was diagnosed with MS."
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Move your body to calm your mind and gain energy.
Lauren B. Krupp, M.D., is a professor of neurology and director of the Multiple Sclerosis Comprehensive Care Center at NYU Langone Health in New York City.
The right care can make a world of difference with MS.
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic and progressive disease of the central nervous system. Nearly one million people in the United States are living with MS.
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For avid skier Leigh Kaplan, challenging herself is empowering—especially on a mountaintop.
Multiple sclerosis requires you to learn large amounts of information. During pregnancy, one concern is your MS medication.
When your brain is injured or damaged, it has a natural ability to adapt and continue functioning. If you’re living with MS, this ability, called “neurological reserve,” can help delay the onset of MS symptoms. A growing number of MS experts are pointing out the importance of neurological reserve and the role it plays in slowing the progression of MS-related disability.
The brain is made up of two types of tissue: grey matter and white matter. For many years, research in MS focused primarily on white matter, which is where the majority of brain lesions occur. But research has evolved, and experts now understand that grey matter also plays a critical role in MS.
Learn about the many ways you can keep your brain healthy with MS, from diet and exercise to starting medicines once MRI scans show certain changes.