There are many different types of MS treatment, including pills, infusions, and injections. When considering a treatment type, it’s important to work with your healthcare team and figure out a plan that’s right for you. You can find ways to partner with your healthcare team and learn more about the benefits and risks of treatment on our Making MS treatment decisions page.
Since MS affects everyone differently, you may experience a wide range of symptoms. Some are visible and can be seen by others. Some are invisible and are only seen or felt by the person with MS.
Our MS Symptom Series provides information and tips about different symptoms to discuss with your healthcare team. Remember, your healthcare team should be your primary source for information or any questions.
While MS symptoms can be different for everyone, they are all caused by lesions, with varying severity, within the central nervous system. Lesions are damaged areas in the brain or spinal cord. They can grow larger and over time, new lesions can develop. However, finding and treating lesions early may help reduce the size and number of them. You can find answers to common questions about lesions here.
Whether you’re looking for healthy recipes or trying to find new ways to stay active, you can find tips and insights from our Above MS contributors through various articles within the MS Wellness section.
Remember everyone experiences MS differently, so it’s important to talk to your healthcare team before making any changes to your diet or lifestyle.
When it comes to living with MS, it can be helpful to hear from people who know it best. You can read articles or hear from others in our video series about what it takes to focus on your needs, and more importantly what you love to do.
Below are some of our video series where you can hear directly from others living with MS:
As we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic together, your healthcare provider is the best source of information if you have any questions or concerns about COVID-19, a COVID-19 vaccine, and how vaccines relate to your MS treatment.
Your healthcare provider is the best source of information regarding your MS treatment and getting a COVID-19 vaccine. Please continue taking your disease modifying therapy (DMT) unless you are advised by your healthcare provider otherwise.
In this ever-evolving situation, there are a number of resources available that discuss whether people living with MS should get a COVID-19 vaccine, including the National MS Society (NMSS), the Consortium of MS Centers (CMSC), and other organizations. These sites generally recommend that people living with MS discuss COVID-19 vaccine options with their healthcare provider.
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