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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. VIDEO Symptom Management

    Managing Symptoms in MS: Bladder Dysfunction (video)

    This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses diagnosing bladder problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms.

  2. VIDEO Emotional Health

    Mood Changes and MS, Part 3: Diagnosing and Treating Depression (video)

    This video features a discussion on diagnosing and treating depression in people with multiple sclerosis.

  3. ONLINE Exercise

    Stretching for People with MS—An Illustrated Manual (.pdf)

    Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated November 2012)

  4. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Vitamins, Minerals, and Herbs in MS: An Introduction (.pdf)

    Practical guide to diet supplements for people with MS. Outlines what is and is not known, with references for further study. By Allen Bowling, MD, PhD, and Thomas Stewart, PA-C, MS, JD. (last updated August 2011)

  5. ONLINE Symptom Management

    Mindfulness Based Strategies for Coping with MS Pain

    Even though 80% of people with MS experience some type of pain, it is often an overlooked symptom. Learn about the origins of pain in MS, how it is treated with medications and/or rehabilitation and how to manage it through relaxation and meditation.

  6. IN PERSON Symptom Management

    NYC- SNY Chapter Air Conditioner Program

    The Chapter recognizes that heat creates problems for many people living with MS and may worsen their symptoms. Financial assistance can be provided to purchase air conditioners when it is medically necessary. A referral from your physician is required along with two price quotes from vendors. Funding is limited. Must live in the NYC-SNY Chapter territory to qualify.

  7. VIDEO Nutrition

    Antioxidants and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's questions about antioxidants and if they are recommended for people with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis.

  8. ONLINE Complementary and Alternative Medicines

    Clear Thinking About Alternative Therapies (.pdf)

    Facts and common misconceptions, plus practical ways to evaluate benefits and risks. By Virginia Foster. (last updated August 2011)

  9. ONLINE Emotional Health

    Depression and MS (.pdf)

    Symptoms of depression, the relationship between MS and depression, available therapies, and where to find help. (last updated November 2011)

  10. VIDEO Health & Wellness

    Donnie Horner - A Veteran's Perspective (video)

    This video features Donnie Horner, a veteran living with MS.

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