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  1. Multiple Sclerosis: Urinary Tract Tests - Topic Overview

    Bladder and urination problems are common in people who have multiple sclerosis (MS). When a new problem develops,tests may be done to make sure that a condition other than MS is not causing the problem and to decide on the best treatment. The following are tests commonly used to evaluate problems with the urinary tract: Urinalysis or urine culture Measurement of urine retained after normal ...

  2. Multiple Sclerosis: Mental and Emotional Problems - Topic Overview

    Cognitive impairment problems can be caused by multiple sclerosis (MS) and may include difficulty with: Memory,especially short-term memory. Problem solving. Keeping attention on a mental task,such as a math calculation. Finding the right words to express yourself. These problems are often quite mild early in the course of the disease. But they may get worse with time,depending on the ...

  3. Multiple Sclerosis: Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) - Topic Overview

    Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) is a medicine often used to boost the body's immune system and make it better able to fight disease. It is made from donated blood fluids. Treatment with IVIG may improve function and lengthen the time before a relapse in people who have relapsing-remitting MS. 1 It does not seem to help slow the progression of MS. 2 IVIG can also lengthen the time before a ...

  4. Primary Progressive MS: Does Gender Matter?

    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. Multiple Sclerosis: Now What?

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

  6. Thinking Problems in People With Multiple Sclerosis

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

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis

    The Nancy Davis Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis held its annual MS Forum and Expo in May, where doctors and researchers discussed advances in treatments. Here is a list of forum participants.

  10. Nancy Davis Foundation: Multiple Sclerosis FAQ

    Get answers to common questions about multiple sclerosis causes and treatments.

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