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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.

By Trevis Gleason

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.

By Lisa Emrich

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.

By Lisa Emrich

What is Spinal MS? - Multiple Sclerosis

Lesions caused by multiple sclerosis (MS) can occur in the spinal cord, which is known as Spinal MS.

By Lisa Emrich

Top 50 Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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

By Lisa Emrich

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

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

By Lisa Emrich

MS Signs & Symptoms: What is a Nystagmus?

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

By Lisa Emrich

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.

By Lisa Emrich

Top Multiple Sclerosis Posts of 2017

From personal stories to research news and bizarre symptoms, we covered all facets of life with MS.

By Lisa Emrich

Why I Felt So Alone After My MS Diagnosis

When Jackie Zimmerman was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, she was the only person in her world with a chronic condition. Then she found a support network.

By Jackie Zimmerman