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Top Multiple Sclerosis Posts of 2017

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

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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.

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Is Gut Bacteria Associated With MS?

The gut microbiome is a hot research topic these days. Here's what we know about gut health and multiple sclerosis.

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How to Click Into Online Support for a Chronic Condition

There are numerous online communities for people with almost any health condition. Here’s how to make the most of them.

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3 Things I Miss Most About Life Before MS

Having a chronic condition often means not being able to enjoy the things you did before you were diagnosed—but it can also result in discovering new pursuits and pleasures.

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9 Ways to Manage Fatigue with MS

Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS)—affecting about 80 percent of people with MS. Here are some practical ways to manage it.

Are Your MS Treatments Working?

Are you happy with your MS treatment? Take this quiz to make sure all your symptoms are being effectively addressed.

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Turn It Down Please: Hearing Loss and MS

It's not your imagination: multiple sclerosis can affect your hearing. Here's how one woman who lives with MS navigates this challenge.