When you are first diagnosed with MS, trying to understand the disease can seem like a daunting task. MS is a disease that often develops differently in each individual, making each persons case appear quite unique. However, with ongoing research we are learning more about the condition, how it affects the body and how it develops. Explore content below to learn about some of the key things to be aware of when trying to understand MS.
Introduction to MS
So, what is multiple sclerosis, who can develop it and how is it caused?
Types of MS
There are distinct ‘types’ of MS, with each type having a different impact on disease progression.
Relapses and remission
Some people with MS have periods where symptoms get worse, and periods where symptoms are less severe.
Understanding treatment options
There is a broad range of treatments available for people with MS.
Your first conversation with your neurologist
Effective discussions with your neurologist can help to create a treatment plan that is right for you.
Live for every moment – Get inspired by Telma and Matt
Take a look at these motivational stories to inspire you to lead the life you choose to with MS.
Understanding side effects and symptoms
Learn about the differences between side effect and symptoms and how to identify them.