7 Mistakes That People with MS Make

Steering Clear of Common Mistakes

No doubt about it: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a challenging disease. But it’s a challenge you can manage by learning about MS and making smart lifestyle and treatment decisions. Read on to find out how well you’re doing already—and how to make even better choices in the future.

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