Brain & Nerve Health

Multiple Sclerosis

In-depth information and trending research on multiple sclerosis, patient perspectives, and expert advice on how to manage MS symptoms.

Latest

Doctor and patient discussing MS symptoms.
Symptoms

Think You Know All the Symptoms of MS?

Find out whether you’re experiencing any of the less common signs of multiple sclerosis and who can help you manage them.

Woman stretching arms outside.
Living With

10 Ways to Keep (or Improve) Your Balance With MS

Maintaining balance is tough for those of us with MS. These techniques can help prevent falls.

Woman trying to explain.
Healthy Conversations

You Don’t GET MS, Until You Get MS

What are the best ways to handle when people just don’t GET having multiple sclerosis? Take a deep breath and practice compassion, show grace and gratitude, and avoid being dismissive are just three of the nine ways Lisa Emrich shares.

Young woman relaxing and enjoying time out on the water in a boat.

8 Tips To Boost Your Energy From the MS Community

Learn the ways that others with MS boost their energy levels, including drinking coffee, exercising, and getting adequate sleep.

Middle age woman outside with her dog.
Living With

What Things Can Help You With MS?

From devices to get those tough-to-open-jar-lids off, to how a change of scenery can impact your well-being, here are nine things that might surprise you that can help with your multiple sclerosis.

Fatigued woman unable to get out of bed.
Symptoms

Fatigue So Severe With MS, It Has Its Own Name: Lassitude

If you're so tired, it feels like your soul is tired, you might have severe fatigue, or lassitude. Learn more about this type of fatigue with MS, and what it might mean to your daily life — and what you can do about it.

David Lyons headshot.
Five Questions

Meet the Former Bodybuilder With MS Who Designs Fitness Programs With Patients Top of Mind

National Fitness Hall of Famer David Lyons shares how he manages his own multiple sclerosis and what drove him to help the MS community maintain mobility and independence.

Middle age woman in a painting class.
Living With

Not Every Resolution Must Be Big to Count in the Long Run

With MS, resolving to do just a bit better may be a more reliable path toward achieving your goals.

Gustavo San Martin speaking for Amigos Múltiplos pela Esclerose.
Profile

How One Man Filled the Gap of Patient Education Around Multiple Sclerosis in Brazil

Get to know Gustavo San Martin, founder of Friends with Multiple Sclerosis and the mission behind his successful advocacy organization.

Woman boxing up belongings to recycle and donate.
Living With

Guilt and Gratitude are Both Part of Life with MS

After years of debilitating symptoms, MS patient advocate Lisa Emrich shares a bit of hopeful news – that MS can get better, and the gifts her condition has given her today.