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  1. Multiple Sclerosis: Rehabilitation Programs

    When you have multiple sclerosis (MS), you may have certain physical and cognitive challenges. Rehabilitation-including physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, and cognitive retraining-may help reduce these disabilities.Key pointsPhysical therapy may improve your ability to perform daily activities and make you feel better.Occupational therapy may help you perform daily activities

  2. Multiple Sclerosis Progression - Topic Overview

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects different people in different ways. For people who have only mild symptoms from time to time,the disease may not have much impact on their everyday lives. People with more severe MS have frequently recurring or ongoing symptoms and may become disabled within a few years. Most people with MS are between these extremes. For them,MS involves a series of attacks ...

  3. Multiple Sclerosis: Medicines for Muscle Stiffness and Tremors - Topic Overview

    Spasticity Several medicines may be used to treat muscle stiffness ( spasticity ) caused by multiple sclerosis (MS). Baclofen (Lioresal) is the drug of choice for spasticity. It is available in tablets or by delivery through a pump implanted in the lower spinal area. Pump delivery is effective for those with severe spasticity. Tizanidine (Zanaflex) is a drug similar to baclofen. It is ...

  4. Primary Progressive MS and Gender

    Unlike other forms of multiple sclerosis, primary progressive MS strikes women and men equally. WebMD explains the numbers and reviews the theories about why that is.

  5. Thinking Problems in People With Multiple Sclerosis

    A look at thinking problems related to multiple sclerosis (MS).

  6. Multiple Sclerosis: Now What?

    WebMD provides essential questions to ask your doctor after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

  7. Managing MS: Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

    Is pregnancy helpful or harmful with multiple sclerosis? Learn what to expect.

  8. Living With MS: Exercise Tips

    Exercise is not just good for your health, it's an important part of MS treatment. Being active gives you more energy and makes you less tired. It helps prevent bladder and bowel problems, and it can boost your mood.

  9. What Causes Multiple Sclerosis?

    A look at the possible causes of multiple sclerosis.

  10. Finding Help for Multiple Sclerosis

    From connecting to a doctor who specializes in multiple sclerosis to just chatting with someone else with the disease, WebMD can hook you up with these resources.

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