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The Benefits of Music for MS

Learn how music can help address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs of persons with MS and how music therapy is used in neurology.

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Researchers Identify Symptoms That Often Precede MS Diagnoses

Research suggests that multiple sclerosis may have a prodrome – that is, a group of early symptoms not considered “classic” manifestations of the disease. Diagnosing and treating MS earlier could help slow or prevent the neurological damage caused by the disease.

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Hypersensitivity With MS: The Flips Side of Numbness

Diminished sensation is a common symptom of MS, one that most people recognize. The surprising flip side of that can be hypersensitivity. Learn more about hypersensitivity and MS.

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How I Rebuilt My Self-Confidence After an MS Diagnosis

An MS diagnosis can easily steal your self-confidence, but it doesn’t have to. With the right perspective and actions, it can also feed your sense of self. Read the insight of someone who has been there.

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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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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)

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

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

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MS Signs & Symptoms: What is a Nystagmus?

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

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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.