Stop and Think

An MS diagnosis often comes as a shock. Once you start to absorb it, you may find yourself dealing with difficult feelings and lots of unanswered questions. You can’t change the diagnosis, but you can manage how well you cope with it.

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Should You Tell Others About Your MS?

After getting a diagnosis of MS, one of the questions you'll face is who to tell. 

The Causes of MS

Nobody knows for sure what causes MS, but there are some pretty good theories.  
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Multiple Sclerosis and Your Mind

More than half of all MS patients experience cognitive dysfunction, which can have a significant impact on quality of life.

Recognizing an MS Attack

Sudden worsening of symptoms is often referred to as an "attack." Learn more about recognizing and treating them.

A Closer Look at MS


Common Questions About MS

The first step toward managing your condition is learning as much as you can about it.
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8 Conditions That Mimic MS

Many other conditions mimic the symptoms of MS, and your doctor must rule out the other suspects.

Sensory Symptoms in MS

If you have MS, you may experience sensory symptoms such as numbness, tightness, tingling or burning.

Living Better With MS

Make Work Hours Count

5 Tips for Managing MS at Work

Multiple sclerosis affects every part of your life, including your job. Learn how to deal with MS at work.
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Boosting Energy with MS

Have MS and need an energy boost? There are ways to save energy and fight back against fatigue.
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Being Intimate When You Have MS

It's natural to have insecurities after a diagnosis of MS. Whatever your feelings, it's important to be open and honest.

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