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The Society offers many programs and services to help people affected by MS live their best lives. Find resources in your area to learn, connect, and get support.

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  1. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. When a person is diagnosed with MS, there is immediate impact on all who love them.

  2. IN PERSON Treating MS

    NMSS Affliated Comprehensive MS Centers: Veterans Affairs Medical Center

    The mission of the VA MS Centers of Excellence (MSCoE) is to support and maintain the health, independence, quality of life, and productivity of Veterans with MS through clinical care, education, and research.

  3. ONLINE Live Fully, Live Well

    Live Fully, Live Well

    Managing your health and wellness is an integral part of "living well" with MS. Live Fully, Live Well is a comprehensive wellness program from the National MS Society and Can Do MS, designed for people living with MS and their support partners. Live Fully, Live Well covers topics affecting the whole family living with MS in order to strengthen relationships, increase understanding and promote improved health and quality of life.

  4. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Acupuncture and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An exploration of what is known and not known about this complementary therapy by Alan Bowling, MD, PhD and Tom Stewart. (last updated 2004)

  5. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how to begin rehabilitation for multiple sclerosis.

  6. ONLINE Social and Emotional support

    Caring for Loved Ones with Advanced MS - A Guide for Families (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed for families who are caring for a person with advanced Multiple Sclerosis.

  7. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Controlling Spasticity (.pdf)

    Managing this common, sometimes disabling, MS symptom—roles of self-help, medications, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians. (last updated May 2014)

  8. VIDEO Exercise

    Controlling Your Weight and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about concerns of controlling weight for people with MS.

  9. ONLINE Exercise

    Exercise as Part of Everyday Life (.pdf)

    Physical activity can be a regular part of staying healthy if you have MS. Includes tips on handling MS symptoms. By Mary Harmon. (last updated December 2011)

  10. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Fatigue: What You Should Know (.pdf)

    MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-help. (last updated January 2012)

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