Benjamin Segal of the Neuroscience Research Institute at Ohio State University's Wexner Medical Center dives into the options for treating multiple sclerosis, and how much further they can go.
“We’ve come a long way in treating MS -- it’s been one of the biggest success stories in medicine.”
— Benjamin Segal, MD
Over 50% of those with MS also struggle with depression. John Whyte, MD, dives into how mental health issues can add more troubling symptoms.
Clinical neurologist Leigh Charvet explains how VR can play a role in managing chronic pain due to multiple sclerosis.
Brain fog describes the decline of one’s mental clarity. Here, John Whyte, MD, tackles the issue of cognitive function and MS with two mental health experts.
Multiple sclerosis is unpredictable. It's impossible to know when it will strike, but if you have a relapsing form of MS, disease-modifying therapy (DMT) may be right for you.
Watch as WebMD Chief Medical Officer John Whyte, MD, and other experts discuss the latest in treatments and research.
Ann Marie Johnson was just 32-years-old when she was diagnosed with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS). She takes us inside her journey to finding the right treatments and support for her.
Erica Wyatt has been a runner her whole life, but her MS diagnosis led her to make some changes. She shares how she got back to loving running.
Mariska Breland, the creator of Pilates for Neurological Conditions, opens up about her path to opening up about her multiple sclerosis diagnosis.
Karen Foster takes care of her father, who has multiple sclerosis. Find out what she wants you to know about caregiving for people with MS.
Debbie Means is a caseworker who works with people with MS to help improve aspects of their life, including workplace needs.
Kathleen Costello, a research associate at The Johns Hopkins MS Center, gets candid about what the best thing you can do to manage your multiple sclerosis.
“What was harder for me ... was being around other people with MS. I think I was afraid, deep down, that I’d develop the same problems they were having.”
— Mariska Breland
“Putting you in the driver's seat is probably the most important thing we can do as providers to help you maintain your therapy and manage your MS.”
— Kathleen Costello
“My motto is the same as Benjamin Franklin’s: An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”
— Sharon Stoll, DO
It may feel like nobody else understands what it's like to live with RRMS. But, you're not alone. Professor Darbi Haynes-Lawrence gives insight into her experience with the condition.
A neurologist coordinates your treatment plan for multiple sclerosis and considers all aspects from your diet to your mental health.
Vickie Hadge was diagnosed with RRMS in 2017. Here, she gives her candid takes on living with the condition and the treatment options that work for her.
Until recently, there wasn't a standard way to gather a multiple sclerosis patient's medical history. Now, a simple questionnaire can provide your doctors with invaluable information.
Just like with any chronic illness, it isn't uncommon to experience depression and anxiety with RRMS. But that doesn't mean these conditions should be ignored. Here are some self-care tips.
When patients relapse, three things are most affected: balance, the brain, and the bowel. Learn what experts recommend for the “three B’s.”
RRMS shouldn't mean sacrificing your quality of life. Take action, and follow these tips to make the most of living with relapsing multiple sclerosis.
Going from relapsing-remitting MS to secondary progressive MS can be so gradual that it's hard to catch. Joann Dickson-Smith's path from one to the other illuminates that shift.
When people hear about you multiple sclerosis diagnosis, the reactions can be varied and surprising. But, the more you know about the condition the better you can arm yourself with answers and challenge misconceptions.
Lauren meets with her doctor, Mitzi Joi Williams, MD, about her MS and how it’s currently affecting her.
Your condition and symptoms help determine your needs. Answer some questions to find out which health care professionals you should see.