Multiple SclerosisInfo Center
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Sleep Disorders May Go Undiagnosed in MS Patients
One of the most common symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) is fatigue. And new research suggests fatigue may be common among MS patients because they have undiagnosed sleep disorders.
Yoga May Benefit MS Patients
Yoga is well known to promote relaxation and flexibility. But it may also relieve some multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms.
Salty Food Could Mean Increased Symptoms for MS Patients
High-salt diets typically ring alarm bells because of their association with heart disease. A new study shows that salt intake may affect some patients' neurological health, too.
One Possible Cause of Multiple Sclerosis Ruled Out
While the exact cause of multiple sclerosis (MS) remains unclear, research over the years has pointed to some potential culprits. Now, it seems that one possible cause of MS could be ruled out.
Unraveling the Mystery of MS in Women
Why multiple sclerosis is more common in women has been a mystery. One clue may be found in the differences between the brains of men and women.
Experts Issue Statement on Medical Marijuana
Thus far, 21 states and the District of Columbia have approved medical marijuana use to relieve symptoms of various illnesses. That substance may help some, but not all, people with brain diseases.
Leukemia Rx May Curb MS Symptoms
For people with multiple sclerosis (MS), keeping symptoms of the disease from flaring up is a priority. One cancer medication may help stop those symptoms.
Reviewing the Options for Treating MS
Multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms vary widely among those with the disease. And that can complicate efforts to prescribe the right treatment for MS patients.
Rx Increased Viral Infection in MS Patients
Natalizumab is often used to fight the symptoms and progression of multiple sclerosis, but the drug comes with a significant risk of a rare and potentially fatal viral infection.
Medical Forms of Marijuana Helped MS Symptoms
Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) therapies cover a wide range of treatments, including music therapy and horseback riding. New guidelines suggest only a few actually work for those with MS.