In someone who already has MS,
a viral infection such as the flu can trigger a
relapse. There is no proof that flu vaccination (or
any other vaccination) increases the chance of a relapse. In fact, people with
MS may want to consider getting an annual flu shot to avoid infection and any
attacks it may trigger. But there is no evidence that the nasal
spray vaccine is safe for people with MS. If you have MS, talk with your doctor about whether a nasal spray vaccine is right for
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a complex disease. Multiple sclerosis progression varies from person to person. And, the various MS types of disease progress in different ways, too. Scans and other multiple sclerosis tests don't always tell the whole story about MS disability. Signs and symptoms and how well you are functioning each day -- from seeing to moving to thinking -- are also important measures of how well your central nervous system is working.
That's why a variety of tools are useful in assessing...