Having MS does not define who you are, but it does affect your life.
Think about your symptoms, the doctors you see, and the medications you take. Are you satisfied that you're getting the most out of your treatment? Could you be doing better?
MS flares-ups are when symptoms return after symptom-free periods called remissions.
There are several simple ways to boost your energy so that you can enjoy the things you love.
With MS, medicine and physical therapy can strengthen muscles, prevent stiffness, and improve flexibility. Here are more things that can help.
There are simple, basic ways to help keep your memory sharp -- from old-fashioned sticky notes to high-tech gadgets.
Here are tips to help you keep a positive attitude which can be one of the best ways to manage the changes MS can bring.
Managing stress will help you better manage your MS. Here are warning signs of stress and ways to reduce it.
Physical therapy can help you improve balance problems or trouble with body movement.
Occupational therapy can teach you how to improve basic daily skills, find new ways to complete tasks, or use handy equipment.
Learn how MS symptoms can affect how you do your job, and your rights if you have a disability.
Simple changes at your workplace and help from job counselors can keep you on your career path. Here's how to get the advice you need.
No diet is proven to give relief from MS symptoms, but some nutrients may make affect you for better or worse.
The Wahls Protocol Diet is based on the Paleo diet and was developed by Terry Wahls, MD, after being diagnosed with MS.
Exercise can help ease your MS symptoms and maintain muscle strength and flexibility -- but don't overdo it.
Here are useful tips to make dressing, bathing, dining, and more tasks at home a little easier.
Making a few adjustments and using certain devices can make your home (and workplace) safer. Here's a room-by-room guide.
Shoe inserts, leg braces, and other devices can help you conserve energy and stay independent.
Special tools (and tips) can help make everyday tasks easier, indoors or out.
MS can affect the skills you need behind the wheel. Here are things to consider.
The Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) is commonly used to help figure out your ability to walk.
Here's a guide to help you talk to your family -- especially your children -- about your MS.
MS doesn't keep you from getting pregnant or hurt your unborn baby. Still, moms-to-be with MS face some unique challenges.
Recommendations for breastfeeding during baby's first months don't change with MS. And you can't pass MS to your baby through breast milk.
MS can take a toll on your personal relationships. Here are tips to help you maintain healthy relationships.
Here are some things you can do to improve sexual function and intimacy when you have MS.
Heat, high humidity, or extremely cold temperatures and temperature changes can make MS symptoms worse.
A cooling vest absorbs your body's heat and sweat and helps you manage higher temperatures.
Here are tips to help you manage cold weather and minimized its effects on your MS.
In the U.S., people with MS are allowed to give blood if you're healthy, on treatment, and your MS is under control.
Some -- not all -- vaccines may trigger MS symptoms. Here's what you should know about risks.