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  1. Corticosteroids for Multiple Sclerosis

    Drug details for Corticosteroids for multiple sclerosis.

  2. Evoked Potential Test for Multiple Sclerosis

    An evoked potential test measures the time it takes for nerves to respond to stimulation. The size of the response is also measured. Nerves from different areas of the body may be tested. Types of responses are:Visual evoked response or potential (VER or VEP), which is when the eyes are stimulated by looking at a test pattern.Auditory brain stem evoked response or potential (ABER or ABEP), which .

  3. Multiple Sclerosis: Mercury Dental Fillings - Topic Overview

    There is no evidence to support the claim that mercury from dental fillings is a factor in making MS symptoms worse. Any reduction of MS symptoms after removal of mercury amalgam fillings is most likely a coincidence and occurs because the person has entered a period of remission unrelated to the dental treatment. The placebo response in people who have MS may be as high as 70%,making it very ...

  4. Multiple Sclerosis: Medicines for Fatigue - Topic Overview

    Medications used to treat fatigue caused by multiple sclerosis (MS) include: Amantadine (Symmetrel). This medication generally has few side effects. When they do occur,they may include dry mouth,blurred vision,urinary retention,fluid retention,and rash. Fluoxetine (Prozac). This antidepressant may help reduce fatigue in some people with MS. ...

  5. Multiple Sclerosis: Other Treatments Under Study - Topic Overview

    Other medicines or treatment methods being studied for use in treating multiple sclerosis (MS) include: Myelin look-alikes. The success of glatiramer (Copaxone),which was designed to resemble natural myelin protein,has led to more research in this area. So far,no other myelin look-alike has shown as much promise as glatiramer. Myelin protectors. Ways to repair and restore damaged myelin ...

  6. 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.

  7. Thinking Problems in People With Multiple Sclerosis

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

  8. Multiple Sclerosis: Now What?

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

  9. Managing MS: Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

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

  10. 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.

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