8 Tips for Coping With MS Symptoms

MS Problems Have Solutions

Multiple sclerosis (MS) damages nerve fibers and myelin (the protective material around nerve fibers) in the brain and spinal cord. Depending on where the damage occurs, MS may cause a wide variety of symptoms. But however MS affects you, there are ways to make your life more enjoyable and rewarding.

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