Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, sometimes disabling, disease of the central nervous system. In MS, the immune system—for reasons still not understood—attacks and destroys myelin and the oligodendrocytes that produce it. READ MORE

Multiple Sclerosis

How MS Affects the Body

How MS Affects the Body

MS affects everyone differently and can affect many parts of the body

Tips for Living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Tips for Living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Self-care with MS is as important as medical treatment for MS

I Was Diagnosed With MS at Age 35, and My Story Is One of Hope

I Was Diagnosed With MS at Age 35, and My Story Is One of Hope

Three and a half years ago, my life completely changed.

How I Live a Life Of Hope With Multiple Sclerosis

How I Live a Life Of Hope With Multiple Sclerosis

After years of searching for a diagnosis, Terrie learn she had MS. Here is her story of hope.

Consejos para una vida con esclerosis múltiple (EM)

Consejos para una vida con esclerosis múltiple (EM)

Los cuidados personales con EM son tan importantes como el tratamiento médico de dicha enfermedad

Cathy Chester

Encontrar una perspectiva positiva con mi trabajo de concientización médica me ayudó a vivir con EM durante 38 años

Todos los días cuento con apoyo y aprovecho los beneficios de mi comunidad y de mi curiosidad

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Support Group Finder

Check out these support groups and resources that can help connect people affected by MS

African American woman in pajamas resting in her bed at home.

MS and Women of Color

Multiple sclerosis has long been characterized as a white woman’s illness, leaving too many women of color misdiagnosed

African American woman in pajamas resting in her bed at home.

La EM y las mujeres de color

La esclerosis múltiple se ha considerado durante mucho tiempo como una enfermedad de mujeres de raza blanca, haciendo que muchas mujeres de color reciban diagnósticos erróneos

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Obtén respuestas para todas tus preguntas acerca de la esclerosis múltiple, un trastorno neurológico que afecta más a mujeres que a hombres

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Multiple Sclerosis and Cognitive Function

Multiple Sclerosis and Cognitive Function

MS is not just physical — it also affects the brain

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