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Helpful Home Adjustments for MS

Make Your Home MS-Friendly

Multiple sclerosis (MS) can affect almost everything you do at home, from cooking and bathing to sitting and walking. But a few changes around the house can make living with MS much easier, safer, and more comfortable. You'll feel more at home in your personal space—and in control of your own well-being.

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Medically Reviewed By: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS | Last Review Date:

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