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  1. "But You Look So Good" (.pdf)

    Coping with invisible MS symptoms. (last updated August 2014)

  2. ¿Cómo se diagnostica la esclerosis múltiple?

    En Español:¿Cómo se diagnostica la esclerosis múltiple? (.pdf)

  3. ¿Debo Trabajar? Información para Empleados que tienen EM (.pdf)

    Información general sobre las preocupaciones relacionadas al empleo que pueden tener las personas recientemente diagnosticadas con EM.

  4. ¿Por qué tengo que ir a rehabilitación?

  5. ¿Qué es la Esclerosis Múltiple? (.pdf)

    En Español:¿Qué es la Esclerosis Múltiple? (.pdf)

  6. ¿Qué pasa en la esclerosis múltiple?

  7. “¡Pero si te ves tan bien!” (.pdf)

    (But you look so good) Algunas maneras de manejar los síntomas “invisibles” de la EM.

  8. 101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    101 Accessible Vacations: Travel Ideas for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is the first guidebook dedicated exclusively to wheelchair-accessible destinations, lodgings and recreational opportunities. Penned by Candy B. Harrington, the editor of Emerging Horizons, this new title focuses on the vacation planning needs of wheelchair-users and slow walkers.

  9. 2010 990 IRS Forms (.pdf)

    For reference, these are the 2010 990 forms for the IRS.

  10. 2010 Fellowships (.pdf)

    This document outlines 2010 clinical fellowships and describes each one.

  11. 2010 Financial Statements - Home Office (.pdf)

    This document contains the National MS Society's 2010 financial statements.

  12. 2010 Financial Statements - Home Office and Chapters Combined (.pdf)

    This document contains the National MS Society 2010 financial statements for both the home and chapter offices.

  13. 2010 Full Annual Progress Report (.pdf)

    This is the 2010 National MS Society Annual Progress Report.

  14. 2011 Financial Statements-Home Office (.pdf)

    2011 National MS Society home office financial statement

  15. 2011 Financial Statements-Home Office and Chapters Combined (.pdf)

    2011 combined financial statements

  16. 2011 Full Annual Progress Report (.pdf)

    2011 full annual National MS Society progress report.

  17. 2012 990 IRS Forms (.pdf)

    2012 990 IRS forms

  18. 2012 Financial Statements - Home Office and Chapters Combined (.pdf)

    2012 National MS Society Financial Statements - Home Office and Chapters Combined

  19. 2012 Financial Statements--Home Office (.pdf)

    2012 Financial Statements - Home Office

  20. 2012 Full Annual Progress Report (.pdf)

    2012 Full Annual National MS Society Progress Report

  21. 2013 Denver Insider's and Transportation Guide (.pdf)

    An informal guide to making the most of your stay in Denver, as told by Denver-based staff (November 2013).

  22. March 28, 2013 - Society Research Update: Part 1

    Dr. Timothy Coetzee, PHD , the Society’s Chief Research Officer, Dr. Bruce Bebo, PHD , the Society’s AVP of Discovery Research in the Research Programs Department, and Dr. Nicholas LaRocca, the Society’s AVP of Healthcare Delivery, share recent research updates.

  23. March 28, 2013 - Society Research Update: Part 2

    Dr. Timothy Coetzee, PHD , the Society’s Chief Research Officer, Dr. Bruce Bebo, PHD , the Society’s AVP of Discovery Research in the Research Programs Department, and Dr. Nicholas LaRocca, the Society’s AVP of Healthcare Delivery, share recent research updates.

  24. Oct 28, 2013 - Society Research Update: ECTRIMS, Cutting Edge Research and Fellowship Program

    Recorded 28, 2013. Dr. Timothy Coetzee, PHD, the Society’s Chief Advocacy, Services & Research Officer, and Dr. Bruce Bebo, PHD, the Society’s AVP of Discovery Research in the Research Programs Department discuss the latest research updates.

  25. April 17, 2014 - Society Research Update: Recent Advancements in MS Research

    Recorded April 17, 2014. Chief Advocacy, Services and Research Officer Dr. Timothy Coetzee and AVP of Discovery Research Dr. Bruce Bebo discuss recent updates and advancements in MS research, including highlights from the Society’s $29 million in new research funding commitments.

  26. 8 Hours to a Lifetime of Relationship Satisfaction

    A relationship enrichment course for couples living with MS.

  27. A Diagnosis of Probable MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about a diagnosis of probable multiple sclerosis.

  28. A Family Caregiver Speaks Up (book)

    Full of advice for family caregivers, this one-of-a-kind book written by a family caregiver provides lessons from family caregivers across the country, tips for interacting with the healthcare system to better meet the needs of families dealing with chronic illness, and a cogent presentation of how public policy has a profound effect on even the most intimate details of life in caregiving families.

  29. A Guide for Caregivers (.pdf)

    Practical issues faced by caregivers. Includes resource list. By Tanya Radford. (last updated December 2011)

  30. A History of MS (book)

    This work aims to answer some of the fundamental questions of the history of MS.

  31. A Model of Psychosocial Support (.pdf)

    This book focuses on the psychological and social challenges confronting people affected by MS — those who are diagnosed with the disease as well as their family members and friends.

  32. A Place in the Workforce (.pdf)

    On employment strategies and options. (last updated March 2007)

  33. A Social Security Disability Psychological Claims Handbook (book)

    A guidebook on how to proceed with claims made for psychiatric/psychological impairments and for which someone is seeking adult Social Security Disability benefits. Includes explanations of work, evidence, who should provide reports and in what form, the listings of disorders, what to do if denied or claim is delayed, resources for finding legislators, Disability regional offices, glossary of terms.

  34. A Therapy for Your Occupations (pdf)

    In this article, learn how occupational therapy—along with physical and speech therapy—is part of the larger process called rehabilitation: the ongoing coaching that can help a person with MS, or any other challenging illness, stay on top of his or her game.

  35. 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)

  36. ADA and People with MS

    What the Americans with Disabilities Act means in employment, public accommodations, and more. By Laura Cooper, Esq., Nancy Law, LSW, with Jane Sarnoff

  37. ADA and People with MS (.pdf)

    The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA): Protection for people with multiple sclerosis. (last updated in August 2012)

  38. ADA-Fair Play for People with Chronic Disease or Disability (.pdf)

    With all of the advances in access, court decisions and inconsistent polities have eroded the intention of the ADA, lessening protections for people with disabilities. This article explores the challenges people may face.

  39. Adapting: Financial Planning for a Life with MS (.pdf)

    Addresses financial organization, planning, insurance options, employment concerns, and benefit issues important to people with MS and their families; provides information for the future and to meet financial challenges that often accompany life with MS. 72-pages. (This guide is a collaboration of the National Endowment for Financial Education, the National MS Society, and Paralyzed Veterans of America.)*published prior to the enactment of the ACA.

  40. Addressing Lack of Bowel Control in MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about addressing lack of bowel control in multiple sclerosis.

  41. Adherence to Therapy

    This is the Fall 2012 MS Professional Connection, Adherence to Therapy.

  42. Advisory Committee for Biomedical Research Committee A (pdf)

    Advisory Committee ‘A’ for Biomedical Research: 2013 Members List

  43. Advisory Committee for Biomedical Research Committee B (pdf)

    Advisory Committee ‘B’ for Biomedical Research: 2013 Members List

  44. Advisory Committee for Biomedical Research Committee D (.pdf)

    Advisory Committee ‘D’ for Biomedical Research - 2013 Members List

  45. Advisory Committee for Pilot Glial/Myelin Research (.pdf)

    National MS Society Scientific Peer Review Committee for Pilot Research Awards: Glial/Myelin Biology - Member List

  46. Advisory Committee for Pilot Immunity Research (.pdf)

    National MS Society Scientific Peer Review Committee for Pilot Research Awards: Immunology - Member List

  47. Advisory Committee for Research on Patient Care, Management and Rehabilitation (.pdf)

    Scientific Peer Review Committee C: 2013 Members Listing

  48. Advisory Committee on Fellowship (.pdf)

    Advisory Committee on Fellowship: 2013 Membership

  49. Advisory Committee on Health Care Delivery and Policy Research (.pdf)

    Advisory Committee on Health Care Delivery and Policy Research: 2013 Members List

  50. Affordable Accessible Housing: A Guide for People with MS (.pdf)

    This guide is a practical tool to help families living with MS evaluate their housing needs and better understand the range of housing options that are available to them, from home modifications to rental assistance to assisted living.

  51. African Americans and Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    It is a myth that African Americans don't get MS. Become engaged with programs and resources supporting optimal care and living well with MS. (last updated 2012)

  52. Aging and MS

    This video features a discussion with George Kraft, MD, who talks about aging and multiple sclerosis.

  53. Ampyra: Medication to Improve Walking (video)

    Patricia K. Coyle, MD, discusses Ampyra (formerly known as fampridine SR), a medication that may help people with multiple sclerosis to improve their walking.

  54. Ampyra Appeal Letter & Abstracts (.pdf)

    This document includes a form letter for MS patients who may have been denied coverage of Ampyra, as well as supporting abstracts.

  55. An Integrated Approach to MS Research and Care (.pdf)

    This feature article explores the contributions to MS Research of Dr. Howard L. Weiner.

  56. 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.

  57. Antispasticity Medicines for Reflux Stomachs in MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about antispasticity medicines for people with multiple sclerosis and who have reflux stomachs.

  58. Applicant Medical History (.pdf)

    The purpose of this worksheet is to help gather all the medical information related to your disability(s) that you need for your Social Security Disability Insurance application.

  59. Applicant Work History (.pdf)

    The purpose of this worksheet is to help gather all of the personal, income, and work history information you need for your application.

  60. Application Checklist for Health Insurance Marketplace (.pdf)

    Application checklist for health insurance marketplace

  61. Applying for Collaborative MS Research Centers (.pdf)

    The National MS Society welcomes applications for support of Collaborative MS Research Centers which will help stimulate collaboration and interaction in MS research among independent investigators, strengthen the ties between basic and clinical research, and stimulate recruitment of researchers from other fields into MS research.

  62. Applying for Harry Weaver Neuroscience Scholar Awards (.pdf)

    A limited number of awards will be offered to highly qualified candidates who have concluded their research training and begun academic careers as independent investigators in an area related to MS.

  63. Applying for Mentor-Based Postdoctoral Fellowship In Rehabilitation Research (.pdf)

    The National MS Society welcomes applications for support of mentors and institutions that provide training of postdoctoral fellows in research related to MS rehabilitation which may serve to advance the mission of the Society.

  64. Applying for Pilot Research Grants (.pdf)

    The National MS Society provides funds for limited short-term support of research in areas where preliminary data are scant or nonexistent. This program is designed to support unique or novel ideas with the potential to open significant new areas of research on MS.

  65. Applying for Postdoctoral Fellowships (.pdf)

    The National MS Society welcomes applications for support of training of postdoctoral fellows in studies related to MS which may serve to advance the mission of the Society.

  66. Applying for Research Grants (.pdf)

    The National MS Society welcomes applications for support of studies related to MS which may serve in any way to advance the mission of the Society.

  67. Applying for Society-ABF MS Clinician Scientist Development Award (.pdf)

    The National MS Society and American Brain Foundation have committed to support the training of outstanding residency-level clinicians in MS clinical research through the National MS Society-ABF MS Clinician-Scientist Development Award.

  68. Applying for Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowships (.pdf)

    It is the intent of this program that the individual with an MD or equivalent medical degree will acquire formal training in a broad range of key elements associated with conducting clinical trials in MS.

  69. April 2013 Focus on Cognition (.pdf)

    This clinical document explores how Multiple Sclerosis and cognitive impairment may be related, and the current treatments and research that are occurring.

  70. Assisted Living for Individuals with MS (.pdf)

    The purpose of this guidelines document is to identify the key components of quality care for residents with MS living in assisted living settings.

  71. At Home with MS—Adapting Your Environment (.pdf)

    Modify a house or apartment to save energy, compensate for reduced vision or mobility, and live comfortably when MS is severe. Many do-it-yourself changes. By Jane E. Harmon, OTR. (last updated August 2014)

  72. Atrophy and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about atrophy in multiple sclerosis.

  73. Atrophy and Multiple Sclerosis (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about atrophy in multiple sclerosis.

  74. Aubagio Appeal Letter & Abstracts (.pdf)

    A request for re-consideration of denial/limitation of coverage for Aubagio for patients.

  75. Barrier-Free Travel: A Nuts And Bolts Guide For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    Authored by the editor of the leading travel magazine for people with disabilities, Emerging Horizons, this second edition of Barrier-Free Travel continues to be the definitive guide to accessible travel for those who use a wheelchair, walker or cane, or have any physical ailment that may slow down their gait.

  76. Beginning Rehab for MS (video)

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

  77. Being There - MS Clinical Trials as Experienced by Some Volunteers (.pdf)

    This article describes MS clinical trials from the point of view of the participants.

  78. Biographies of Disease: Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    Written by a professor of medicine who is also personally affected by the disease, Multiple Sclerosis offers an overview of every aspect of the condition.

  79. Blindsided—Lifting a Life Above Illness: A Reluctant Memoir (book)

    Richard Cohen, a veteran writer, producer and distinguished journalist, has lived with multiple sclerosis for over 25 years. Recently diagnosed again with colon cancer, Cohen describes his lifelong struggle with multiple sclerosis, his first bout with colon cancer, a loving marriage to Meredith Viera, the effect of illness on raising children, and the nature of denial and resilience, all told with grace, humor, and lyrical prose.

  80. Book Submission Process (.pdf)

    Submitting books to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society: book review process for the online multimedia library.

  81. Bowel Problems (.pdf)

    Ways to manage common bowel problems in MS. (last updated February 2009)

  82. Breaking Research News

    This is the Fall 2013 MS Clinical Connection, Breaking Research News.

  83. Breaking Research News (MS Professional Connection, Oct. 2013) (.pdf)

    With 10 MS disease-modifying agents currently available, new options expected within the next few months and several more in the research pipeline, treatment decisions are becoming increasingly complex.

  84. But You Look So Well…(DVD)

    This video focuses on several people newly diagnosed with MS who have no visible signs of the disease. This video will be of most value to those newly diagnosed by showing them that they might live with MS, but they can also have a career, a family, and, most important, a valuable life.

  85. Buying Individual Insurance (.pdf)

    This is an Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet exploring that act of buying individual insurance.

  86. Café con Leche Conversación y Apoyo para Personas con la EM (.pdf)

    Invitamos personas hispanas/latinas con EM a participar por teléfono con nosotros, desde la comodidad de su hogar u oficina, en estas llamadas mensuales que son totalmente gratis.

  87. Campath Study (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about the Campath study for multiple sclerosis.

  88. Can People with MS Improve Their Walking?

    When new patients visit their doctor, they may say they’re tripping and falling and ask if anything can be done. The answer is yes.

  89. Career Crossroads: Employment and MS (DVD)

    Developed by employment and MS experts to help individuals living with MS remain in the workforce. The information is applicable to all people with disabilities or chronic health conditions.

  90. Career Crossroads: Employment and MS Part 1 -- Working with MS (video)

    This video features part one of a six-part series on employment and multiple sclerosis.

  91. Career Crossroads: Employment and MS Part 2 -- The Law's on Your Side (video)

    This video features part two of a six-part series on employment and multiple sclerosis.

  92. Career Crossroads: Employment and MS Part 3 -- My Little Secret (video)

    This video features part three of a six-part series on employment and multiple sclerosis.

  93. Career Crossroads: Employment and MS Part 4 -- Maximize Your Potential (video)

    This video features part four of a six-part series on employment and multiple sclerosis.

  94. Career Crossroads: Employment and MS Part 5 -- You're Not Alone (video)

    This video features part five of a six-part series on employment and multiple sclerosis.

  95. Career Crossroads: Employment and MS Part 6 -- Taking Charge (video)

    This video features part six of a six-part series on employment and multiple sclerosis

  96. Career Transition Fellowship (.pdf)

    The National MS Society has determined that ending the devastating effects of MS will require a cadre of well-trained scientists engaged in MS-related research. The Society’s Career Transition Fellowship addresses this need by fostering the development and productivity of young scientists who have potential to make significant contributions to MS research and help ensure the future and stability of MS research.

  97. Carepartner Support Resources

    These organizations offer support and information to family carepartners.

  98. 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.

  99. Cavallo Treatment Update (.pdf)

    Since 1993 the U.S. FDA has approved several medications for use in MS. For the first time, we have the ability to reduce disease activity for many people with MS.

  100. Changes to Job-based Insurance Coverage (.pdf)

    This is an Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet that explains changes to job-based insurance coverage.

  101. Changes to Medicare (.pdf)

    This is an Affordable Care Act Fact Sheet that details changes to Medicare.

  102. Choking and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about choking and problems with swallowing in multiple sclerosis

  103. Choosing an MS Healthcare Provider and Preparing for Your Appointment (video)

    This video features an interview with Rock Heyman, MD, who discusses tips for choosing a healthcare provider for people with multiple sclerosis and how to prepare for an appointment.

  104. Choosing the Mobility Device that's Right for You- Part 1 (video)

    Jean Minkel, Senior Vice President of Rehabilitation Services, at the Independent Care System of NY, discusses how to choose the wheeled mobility device that's right for you. Part 1 focuses on the importance of undergoing an evaluation. Part 2 provides an overview of wheeled mobility options. To activate the closed captions when playing the videos on YouTube, click on the CC button on the toolbar that appears below the video, and select on.

  105. Choosing the Mobility Device that's Right for You- Part 2 (video)

    Jean Minkel, Senior Vice President of Rehabilitation Services, at the Independent Care System of NY, discusses how to choose the wheeled mobility device that's right for you. Part 1 focuses on the importance of undergoing an evaluation. Part 2 provides an overview of wheeled mobility options. To activate the closed captions when playing the videos on YouTube, click on the CC button on the toolbar that appears below the video, and select on.

  106. Choosing the Right Health-Care Provider (.pdf)

    Outlines some steps people with MS should take when choosing a healthcare provider—and explains how professionals come to be listed on chapters’ referral lists. (last updated February 2013)

  107. Classification of Acquired Inflammatory CNS Demyelination in Children (.pdf)

    Chart shows First Attack of Demyelination and Further Demyelinating Attacks

  108. 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)

  109. Clinical Bulletin - Physical Therapy in MS Rehabilitation (.pdf)

    Rehabilitation is an important part of health care delivery for persons with MS. Since the majority of people are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, the challenges of MS affect those at the peak of their career and childrearing years.

  110. Clinical Bulletin - Spasticity (.pdf)

    Spasticity is one of the most common symptoms of MS. It can be defined as a velocity-dependent increase in muscle tone, which is usually associated with hyperactive deep tendon reflexes.

  111. Clinical Bulletin - Swallowing Disorders and Their Management (.pdf)

    Permanent and transitory swallowing disorders occur in patients with MS. In fact, swallowing disorders may be present long before the person with MS experiences any related symptoms.

  112. Clinical Fellowship Program (.pdf)

    The document explains the MS Clinical Care Physician Fellowship, including information about eligibility and evaluations.

  113. Find Clinical Trials

    Clinical trials help to find solutions for everyone affected by MS. Find studies near you.

  114. Clinical Trials in MS

    Large Phase 3 trials in RR MS. Updated September 2013. Abbreviations Key: AAN – American Academy of Neurology. CIS – Clinically Isolated Syndrome.

  115. Clinical Trials: Solving One Piece of the MS Puzzle Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a series that discusses research efforts for multiple sclerosis and clinical trials.

  116. Clinical Trials: Solving One Piece of the MS Puzzle Part 2 (video)

    This video features part two of a series that discusses research efforts for multiple sclerosis and clinical trials.

  117. Cognition Overview

    This presentation is: Cognitive Dysfunction In MS: Addressing the Emotional, Social, and Vocational Impact .

  118. Cognitive Difficulty and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about cognitive problems related to multiple sclerosis.

  119. Cognitive Dysfunction (.pdf)

    This booklet deals with cognitive changes — one of the most sensitive and difficult topics for physicians to discuss with their MS patients.

  120. Cognitive Issues when Living with Primary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features a discussion with Nicholas LaRocca, PhD, who talks about the cognitive issues that may face a person living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  121. Come on in the Water’s Fine! (pdf)

    In this article, Nancy Chamberlayne discusses the benefit of exercising in water.

  122. Commonality of Headaches in MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about how common it is for a person with multiple sclerosis to have headaches.

  123. Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    With this book, readers will be able to find other options that may provide symptomatic relief when conventional therapies are limited,learn about potentially dangerous interactions between CAM therapies and medical treatments used in the management of MS, identify CAM therapies that are effective, low risk and inexpensive, and recognize ineffective, dangerous or costly alternative therapies.

  124. Comprendiendo las exacerbaciones: Las seudo exacerbaciones (.pdf)

    (Getting a grip on exacerbations) Transcripción en español de la transmision educativa en inglés.

  125. Con los Pies en la Tierra: Viviendo con la Esclerosis Múltiple

    El texto cubre temas variados que van desde los conceptos básicos de la enfermedad tales como diagnóstico y tratamiento, hasta implicaciones laborales y sociales, pasando por terapias complementarias, síntomas y relaciones interpersonales.

  126. Connecting with Others Living with MS (.pdf)

    Outlines resources available from the National MS Society that can help you connect with others who share similar life experiences with MS. Choose from one-on-one conversations, group/social settings or online resources for your peer connections.

  127. Controlando los Problemas de la Vejiga en la Esclerosis Múltiple (.pdf)

    (Controlling Bladder Problems) Como la EM puede afectar el sistema urinario y lo que puede hacer para controlar estos problemas.

  128. Controlling Spasticity (.pdf)

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

  129. 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.

  130. Coping with a Diagnosis of MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about her diagnosis of multiple sclerosis and how to cope with the disease.

  131. Courage: One Woman's Dream and the Mighty Effort to Conquer Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    This book looks into the inner workings of the MS movement and counteracts the common misconception that health agencies are self-serving, seeking only to perpetuate themselves. We hear of countless stories of man's inhumanity to man; Courage celebrates the power of our humanity. With 12 black-and-white photographs.

  132. Cuidando de una persona con esclerosis múltiple (.pdf)

    (Caring for a person with MS — a guide for Caregivers) Cuestiones prácticas que enfrentan los cuidadores; incluye una lista de recursos.

  133. Curing MS: How Science Is Solving Mysteries of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    Dr. Weiner is at the cutting edge of MS research and drug development, and he describes in clear and illuminating detail the science behind the symptoms and how new drugs may hold the key to “taming the monster.” In Curing MS, Dr. Weiner teaches us the “Twenty-one Points” of MS, a concise breakdown of the knowns and unknowns of the disease; tells stories from the frontlines of laboratories and hospitals; and offers a message of hope that a cure can—and will—be found.

  134. Current Research Projects Funded by the NMSS

    List of Current Research Projects Funded by the National MS Society

  135. Current Research Projects Funded by the NMSS by Location (.pdf)

    This is the current list of research projects funded by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society by location.

  136. Daniel Haughton Senior Faculty Awards (pdf)

    The Senior Faculty Award is granted to established MS investigators seeking support for specialized training in a field which they are not currently expert, inasmuch as such training will enhance their capacity to conduct research related to multiple sclerosis.

  137. Dental Health (.pdf)

    A basic overview of appropriate dental care, routine dental visits and problems, and information specific to people with MS. (last updated 2014)

  138. Dentists

    This document is: Multiple Sclerosis: Overview for Dentists

  139. Depression & Multiple Sclerosis

    Depression is not a fleeting emotion. It is a persistent disturbance of mood with complex roots in an individual’s physiology and psychology, and it has marked symptoms. People with MS experience depression more than the general population or people with other chronic illnesses.

  140. Depression and MS (.pdf)

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

  141. Depression and Other Emotional Changes (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about the emotional aspects of MS.

  142. Diagnosis of MS (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about the diagnosis of MS.

  143. Diagnosis—The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    Explains usual steps and tests. Includes how to prepare for an MRI. (last updated 2006)

  144. Diagnostic Workup for Patients with Suspected Demyelinating Disease - Testing Options (.pdf)

    Diagnostic Workup for Patients with Suspected Demyelinating Disease - Testing Options

  145. Diagnóstico: Hechos Básicos sobre la Esclerosis Múltiple

    (Diagnosis Basis Facts) Explica los procedimientos y exámenes utilizados en el diagnóstico de la esclerosis múltiple. Incluye como prepararse para una resonancia magnética (MRI por sus siglas en inglés)

  146. Diario de la fatiga — documento bilingüe

  147. Different Courses of Multiple Sclerosis (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's questions about the different courses in multiple sclerosis.

  148. Dining Out Is Not Out (.pdf)

    This article explores how - even with advanced MS - a little preparation can make eating out fun again.

  149. Disability Etiquette

    This presentation is: Disability Etiquette for Clinicians.

  150. Disability Evaluation Checklist (.pdf)

    Use this checklist to facilitate doctor-patient discussion of MS-specific disability criteria and the SSDI application process.

  151. Disclosure (.pdf)

    This worksheet was designed to help you consider the pros and cons of disclosing your personal situation.

  152. Disclosure: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    Discusses whom, when, and how to tell in both personal and work situations; includes personal vignettes. (last updated 2004)

  153. Disease Modifying Therapies Overview (.pdf)

    This document explores disease modification in Multiple Sclerosis. Current as of April 1, 2013.

  154. Disease Overview and Impact on Families

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: An Overview of the Disease and Its Impact on Individuals and Families.

  155. Disease Overview for Patients

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know About the Disease.

  156. Disease Steps Form

    For Disease Steps, classification of a patient is determined by history and neurologic examination as well as course of MS. The scale consists of the these categories.

  157. Disease-Modifying Therapies

    This is the Summer 2013 MS Clinical Care Connection, Disease-Modifying Therapies.

  158. Dizziness and Multiple Sclerosis (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about dizziness and whether it is caused by multiple sclerosis or medications.

  159. Document-Adherence to Therapy (MS Professional Connection, Fall 2012)

    Many factors have been associated with poor adherence to disease-modifying therapy in MS.

  160. Donnie Horner - A Veteran's Perspective (video)

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

  161. Dr. John Richert on MS Repair (.pdf)

    Dr. John Richert discusses the next frontier in MS research.

  162. Dr. Karandikar - Pushing Boundaries of Immunology (.pdf)

    Dr. Nitin Karandikar believes that MS immunology researchers need to push themselves farther. This article explains why.

  163. Dreams: My Journey with Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    “Dreams: My Journey with Multiple Sclerosis,” is an intimate and honest story of how, as people living with MS, we can continue to pursue our passion and use it to overcome denial and find the courage to take action to fight MS.

  164. Driving with Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    Addresses questions and concerns about how MS might affect a person’s ability to drive now or in the future. Includes information about driving evaluations and different types of auto adaptive equipment. By Pat Niewoehner, BS, OTR/L, CDRS, and Florian P. Thomas, MD, PhD. (New October 2013)

  165. Ejercicios Prácticos de Estiramiento con un Ayudante para las Personas con Esclerosis Múltiple (.pdf)

    (Streching Excersice with a Helper) Manual ilustrado de ejercicios para las personas con limitación en el movimiento. Se utiliza un ayudante para realizar los ejercicios.

  166. Ejercicios Prácticos de Estiramiento para las Personas con Esclerosis Múltiple (.pdf)

    (Streching Excercises For People with MS) Manual ilustrado de ejercicios para realizar en el hogar. Incluye ejercicios de estiramientos y ejercicios para mejorar el equilibrio.

  167. El Cuidado Clínico de la Esclerosis Múltiple Primera Parte (.pdf)

    (MS Clinical Care first part) El Dr. Víctor Rivera habla sobre los cambios que ocasiona la EM en el sistema nervioso central. Transcripción de transmisión educativa en línea.

  168. El idioma de la esclerosis multiple: Speaking the language of MS (.pdf)

    La experiencia de los hispanos/latinos.

  169. Employment and MS (video)

    This video features Steve Nissen, Senior Director of Employment and Community Programs at the National Capital Chapter discussing employment issues with a diagnosis of MS.

  170. Employment Issues and Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    Employment Issues and Multiple Sclerosis, 2nd Edition is a must read for any person with MS who has a question regarding employment and disability. Chapters cover everything from vocational rehabilitation to job placement, and the laws covering employment.

  171. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace (DVD)

    This video series is designed to provide tips to help you succeed in maintaining employment. Topics include: thinking proactively; the ADA; disclosure; managing fatigue & cognition; assistive technology. The resource guide provides information on resume writing, job searches, preparing for an interview, and government assistance programs. Closed captions are available by selecting the CC button on the toolbar that appears below the video in YouTube and selecting on.

  172. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 1(video)

    Part 1- Thinking Proactively About Employment

  173. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 2 (video)

    Part 2- Recent Changes to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

  174. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace- Part 3 (video)

    Part 3- Disclosure in the Workplace

  175. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 4 (video)

    Part 4- Managing Fatigue in the Workplace

  176. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 5 (video)

    Part 5- Managing Cognitive Challenges in the Workplace

  177. Employment Matters: Managing MS in the Workplace Part 6 (video)

    Part 6- Assistive Technology and the Workplace

  178. Employment Planning when Living with Primary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features a discussion with Nicholas LaRocca, PhD, who talks about planning for employment for a person living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  179. Employment Resources for Self Advocacy (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people with multiple sclerosis learn more about their employment options and to be proactive in using the legal protections and resources available to maintain employment and/or re-enter the workforce.

  180. Enabling Romance (book)

    Considered by many to be "The Joy of Sex for people with disabilities," Enabling Romance candidly covers: shattering sexual stereotypes; building self-esteem; creative sexual variations; reproduction and contraception for people with disabilities; specific information on several different physical and sensory disabilities, including spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis, postpolio syndrome, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, amputation, blindness and deafness.

  181. "Términos y definiciones usados en la esclerosis múltiple: inglés-español"

    (English-Spanish MS Terms and Definitions) ¿Tiene problemas con los términos de la EM en inglés? Descargue "Términos y definiciones usados en la esclerosis múltiple: inglés-español".

  182. English-Spanish Research-related Terms and Definitions (.pdf)

    This paper outlines common English-Spanish research-related terms and definitions.

  183. Enlarged Prostate and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about having an enlarged prostate and multiple sclerosis.

  184. Esclerosis múltiple pediátrica

  185. Esclerosis múltiple progresiva

  186. Estrés y la ansiedad

  187. Everyday Matters

    Everyone has their own idea of their best life. For people living with multiple sclerosis, the idea of that “best life” can change due to the challenges of having a chronic, unpredictable and lifelong disease. The National MS Society’s Everyday Matters, supported by Genzyme, a Sanofi company, was an interactive national project that uncovered stories of real people facing the everyday challenges that MS can bring on the path to one’s best life.

  188. Everyday Tips When Living with PPMS: Staying Connected (video)

    This video features Shelley Peterman Schwarz, who gives tips for staying connected when living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  189. Everyday Tips When Living with PPMS: Your Bathroom and Grooming (video)

    This video features Shelley Peterman Schwarz, who gives tips for living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis when in the bathroom.

  190. Everyday Tips When Living with PPMS: Your Bedroom and Dressing (video)

    This video features Shelley Peterman Schwarz, who gives tips for living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis when in the bedroom.

  191. Everyday Tips When Living with PPMS: Your Kitchen and Cooking (video)

    This video features Shelley Peterman Schwarz, who gives tips for living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis when in the kitchen.

  192. Exámenes que se pueden usar en el diagnóstico

  193. 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)

  194. Expanding the Innovation Pool (Nature America 2012) (.pdf)

    The biotech investment community needs to look beyond the existing pools of funding and talent to galvanize biomedical innovation.

  195. Fair Housing Rights of Seniors with Disabilities: What Seniors and Their Families Need to Know (book)

    This is a resource published by the John Marshall Law School, available for free download. It discusses housing rights of senior citizens with disabilities.

  196. Fall Down, Laughing: How Squiggy Caught Multiple Sclerosis and Didn't Tell Nobody (book)

    Fall Down, Laughing is the humorous and poignant story of Lander's experiences with multiple sclerosis. Over the years, Lander tried everything to improve his condition: exercise programs, alternative medicine, support groups, the latest crop of designer drugs. Weaving his experiences against a backdrop of entertaining celebrity anecdotes, Lander offers a message of affirmation that will provide information and hope to millions of MS sufferers, their friends and caregivers.

  197. Family Issues (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about family issues.

  198. Family Matters

    MS happens to families, not just to individuals. You probably have many questions about MS – what will happen to my family member with MS, how can we plan, how do we manage the unpredictability of the disease? The National MS Society is here to help you navigate the challenges of living MS with a personalized response to your unique needs.

  199. Family Planning with MS (video)

    This video features a discussion with A.D. Sadovnick, PhD, who talks about family planning for a person with multiple sclerosis.

  200. Fast Forward and Myelin Repair Foundation (Start Up, Apr. 2012) (.pdf)

    Despite the availability of new oral medicines, broader advances in MS remains farther away, especially for patients with advanced MS. Two nonprofit group are thinking creatively to make those breakthroughs come sooner.

  201. FasterCures Philanthropy Advisory Service (.pdf)

    This is the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Organizational Report from May 2010.

  202. Fatigue: Take Control (DVD)

    An extensive look at how medicine, exercise, managing your environment and making proactive energy choices can help to manage the fatigue associated with MS. This video is intended to be used in a group format and led by a professional.

  203. Fatigue: Take Control Part 1 (video)

    An extensive look at how medicine, exercise, managing your environment and making proactive energy choices can help to manage the fatigue associated with MS. This video is intended to be used in a group format and led by a professional.

  204. Fatigue: Take Control Part 2 (video)

    An extensive look at how medicine, exercise, managing your environment and making proactive energy choices can help to manage the fatigue associated with MS. This video is intended to be used in a group format and led by a professional.

  205. Fatigue: Take Control Part 3 (video)

    An extensive look at how medicine, exercise, managing your environment and making proactive energy choices can help to manage the fatigue associated with MS. This video is intended to be used in a group format and led by a professional.

  206. Fatigue: Take Control Part 4 (video)

    An extensive look at how medicine, exercise, managing your environment and making proactive energy choices can help to manage the fatigue associated with MS. This video is intended to be used in a group format and led by a professional.

  207. Fatigue: Take Control Part 5 (video)

    An extensive look at how medicine, exercise, managing your environment and making proactive energy choices can help to manage the fatigue associated with MS. This video is intended to be used in a group format and led by a professional.

  208. Fatigue: Take Control Part 6 (video)

    An extensive look at how medicine, exercise, managing your environment and making proactive energy choices can help to manage the fatigue associated with MS. This video is intended to be used in a group format and led by a professional.

  209. Fatigue: What You Should Know (.pdf)

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

  210. Federal Advocacy (.pdf)

    The surest indicator and best tool of an MS activist is information. We will arm you with what you need to fully understand activism and the issues. Here's a brochure about Federal Advocacy (please read and share it!).

  211. Feeling Alone with Primary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about feeling alone with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  212. Fierce Biotech Report Foundations (.pdf)

    This document reviews biotech ventures that are benefiting Multiple Sclerosis research.

  213. Financial Planning Featuring Silvia Stazio (video)

    It's never too early to being planning financially for the future. This is especially true if you are living with MS. Evaluating your income, assets, debts, benefits and other resources is essential for being well prepared for your future. Joining us to discuss financial planning for people with MS is Silvia Stazio. Sylvia is a certified financial planner and serves as chair of the Financial Education Partners Program for the Washington DC Chapter of the Society of Financial Professionals.

  214. Flu Shots and Multiple Sclerosis (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about flu shots for people with MS.

  215. Focus on Cognition

    This is the Spring 2013 MS Clinical Care Connection, Focus on Cognition.

  216. Focus on Disease-Modifying Therapies (MS Professional Connection, July 2013) (.pdf)

    As new treatments emerge for the management of MS, physicians and patients are facing challenging discussions about risk, benefits and other factors to collaboratively determine the best course for any given patient.

  217. Focus on Employment (.pdf)

    Covers disclosure, Americans with Disabilities Act, fatigue & cognitive issues on the job, and telework options. (last updated August 2007)

  218. Food for Thought—MS and Nutrition (.pdf)

    A guide to healthy eating—includes managing symptoms, changing eating habits, and the effects of diet on MS. By Denise M. Nowack, RD. (last updated January 2012)

  219. Free From Falls (DVD)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch).

  220. Free From Falls Part 1 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part one of a two-part series.

  221. Free From Falls Part 2 (video)

    Free From Falls is a comprehensive fall prevention program for people with multiple sclerosis. This DVD provides an introduction and overview of fall risk and prevention. The target audience is people with MS who are ambulatory (alone or with a cane, walking stick or crutch). Part two of a two-part series.

  222. From Advocates to Activists (DVD)

    Hear what MS activism means to people with MS and elected officials and how activism is moving us closer to a world free of MS.

  223. From Advocates to Activists (video)

    Hear what MS activism means to people with MS and elected officials and how activism is moving us closer to a world free of MS.

  224. From Clinical Trials to Treatments

    This presentation is: From Clinical Trials to Treatments.

  225. Functional Systems Kurtzke Form

    This is the Kurtzke Functional Systems Scores document.

  226. Funding the Cure: Helping a Loved One with MS through Charitable Giving to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society (book)

    Funding the Cure: Helping a Loved One with MS through Charitable Giving to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is an elegant, noteworthy book that instructs the reader on using charitable giving strategies for loved ones with multiple sclerosis.

  227. Gait and MS Part 1 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part one of a discussion with Francois Bethoux, MD, who talks about the common issues associated with gait and multiple sclerosis.

  228. Gait and MS Part 2 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part two of a discussion with Francois Bethoux, MD, who talks rehabilitation options to help with gait problems associated with multiple sclerosis.MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part two of a discussion with Francois Bethoux, MD, who talks rehabilitation options to help with gait problems associated with multiple sclerosis.

  229. Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

    Walking problems and how they can be addressed. (last updated 2014)

  230. Genetics and MS (video)

    This video features A.D. Sadovnick, PhD, who talks about the role of genetics in multiple sclerosis.

  231. Genetics—The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    Basic facts about MS and heredity. (last updated March 2009)

  232. Geography and MS (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about geography and the risks associated with multiple sclerosis.

  233. Get Financially Fit (.pdf)

    This article explains how you can chart a financial path to stay - or get - in good financial shape.

  234. Getting a Good Night's Sleep with MS (video)

    This video features an interview with Rock Heyman, MD, who discusses sleep problems for people with multiple sclerosis.

  235. Getting a Second Opinion (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about getting a second opinion on a non-diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

  236. Getting There: Staying Mobile with MS Part 2 (video)

    A comprehensive look at mobility and MS with tips on managing fatigue and spasticity as well as a look at future trends in technology and mobility assistance.

  237. Getting There: Staying Mobile with MS Part 3 (video)

    This video features a discussion on strategies for mobility for people with multiple sclerosis, including automobile modifications.

  238. Gilenya Appeal Letter & Abstract (.pdf)

    This document includes a form letter for MS patients who may have been denied coverage of Gilenya, as well as supporting abstracts.

  239. Gilenya Information To Consider (video)

    Part two of a two-part interview with Aaron Miller, MD, who discusses Gilenya, an oral therapy for multiple sclerosis. Dr. Miller talks about who can take Gilenya, cost and availability.

  240. Gilenya What Is It And How Does It Work (video)

    Part one of a two-part interview with Aaron Miller, MD, who discusses Gilenya, a new oral therapy for multiple sclerosis. Dr. Miller explains how the medication works, clinical trials findings, and potential side effects.

  241. Guidelines for the Outside Meeting Support Program (.pdf)

    This document provides guidelines for the National MS Society's support of meetings, workshops and conferences.

  242. Happening Now Bulletins from Clinical Trials (.pdf)

    A mere 20 years ago, physicians had little besides sympathy to offer to someone just diagnosed with MS

  243. Hauser Ambulation Index

    This is the Hauser Ambulation Index document.

  244. Health Care Delivery and Policy Research Projects (.pdf)

    The Society offers multi-year contracts to health services investigators. Projects will be supported that address current priorities in the organization, funding, quality, outcomes, and costs of MS care

  245. Health Care Reform Principles (.pdf)

    America’s health care crisis prevents many people with MS from living as powerfully as they could. In response, the National MS Society is relentlessly working to shape the health policies of tomorrow.

  246. Health Insurance Appeal Letters Toolkit (.pdf)

    This guide is designed to aid in the dialogue between MS clinicians and health insurance plans when disputes over coverage arise.

  247. Health Insurance Resources: A Guide for People with Chronic Disease and Disability, 2nd Edition (book)

    The second edition of Health Insurance Resources: A Guide for People with Chronic Disease and Disability continues to be a uniquely helpful reference for those who need and use health insurance most often but have the least access to it. The book was developed to assist individuals living with disability and chronic health conditions, as well as health care professionals, in understanding the health care system and maximizing their rights and entitlements within that system.

  248. Health Insurance, Appeals and Medicare Resources For Self Advocacy (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis better self-advocate for access to health care coverage.

  249. Health Services Research (video)

    This video features a discussion with Nicholas LaRocca, PhD, who talks about health services research and multiple sclerosis.

  250. Healthy Living and MS: Nutrition (video)

    This video features a discussion with Pat Kennedy, RN, CNP, MSCN, who discusses the importance of nutrition when living with multiple sclerosis.

  251. Healthy Living and MS: Overall Wellness (video)

    This video features a discussion with Pat Kennedy, RN, CNP, MSCN, who discusses the importance of overall wellness when living with multiple sclerosis.

  252. Healthy Living with MS Featuring Clay Walker Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a three-part series of discussion with country music star Clay Walker, who talks about living with multiple sclerosis.

  253. Healthy Living with MS Featuring Clay Walker Part 2 (video)

    This video features part two of a three-part series of discussion with country music star Clay Walker, who talks about living with multiple sclerosis.

  254. Healthy Living with MS Featuring Clay Walker Part 3 (video)

    This video features part three of a three-part series of discussion with country music star Clay Walker, who talks about living with multiple sclerosis.

  255. Heart-and-Soul (Feb. 2013 issue) (.pdf)

    This article explains the benefits of exercising with MS, and provides some suggestions.

  256. Heat and Fatigue in MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about the effect on heat on fatigue in multiple sclerosis.

  257. Help for People with High Medical Expenses (.pdf)

    People with MS and their families often struggle with the costs of health care, even with health insurance. In fact, surveys of people with MS indicate that they are more likely to be under-insured than totally un-insured.

  258. Helping Patients Make Comfortable Treatment Decisions: Understanding Benefits & Risks

    This presentation is: Making Comfortable Treatment Decisions: Tips for Thinking Clearly about Benefits and Risks

  259. Hiring Help at Home (.pdf)

    Checklists and worksheets for people who need help at home. Forms for a needs assessment, job description, and employment contract. (last updated 2005)

  260. History of Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    MS from the Middle Ages to the present, highlighting Society presence since 1946. By Dr. Loren Rolak. (last updated April 2009)

  261. Hoja bilingüe de información sobre la esclerosis múltiple: Multiple Sclerosis Bilingual Fact Sheet (.pdf)

    Información sobre la esclerosis múltiple en inglés y español.

  262. Hold That Thought! Cognition and MS Part 1 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part one of a two-part series on cognition and multiple sclerosis.

  263. Hold That Thought! Cognition and MS Part 2 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part two of a two-part series on cognition and multiple sclerosis.

  264. Hold That Thought: Cognition and MS (.pdf)

    Explores the effects of cognitive difficulties on people’s lives. Cognition includes things such as learning, memory, problem solving, information processing, attention and concentration. Experts and people living with MS share information about the effects of MS on cognition and the tools that can be used to improve cognitive ability. Learn about rehabilitation and management techniques, medications, and research into treating cognitive issues.

  265. Home Care Providers and Personal Care Assistants (.pdf)

    This document was developed by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to be a practical resource to home care providers involved in the daily care of persons living with multiple sclerosis (MS).

  266. Home Sweet Home Business (.pdf)

    This article explores how a home business might be the ideal way to stay employed in spite of MS fatigue or other symptoms that make traditional employment difficult.

  267. Hormones (.pdf)

    Frequently asked questions about MS and hormones. (last updated 2005)

  268. Hormones, Gender and MS Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a discussion with Nancy Sicotte, MD, who talks about pregnancy, menopause, and menses and multiple sclerosis.

  269. Hormones, Gender and MS Part 2 (video)

    This video features part two of a discussion with Nancy Sicotte, MD, who talks about testosterone, hormone therapy, and multiple sclerosis.

  270. How I Cope with Progressive MS

    In this article, Julia Graham (who has unusually severe MS) is blunt about the limitations it has forced on her. Her response to what has happened to her may be of use to others who are living with MS, whether their experience is severe, moderate, or mild.

  271. How MS Impacts Your Functioning and Ability to Work (.pdf)

    The purpose of this worksheet is to help describe how your MS symptoms and/or other conditions impact your ability to do work activities.

  272. How to Choose the Mobility Device that is Right for You (.pdf)

    Understand the full range of tools available to stay functionally mobile, comfortable and safe. Offers full-color photos of devices ranging from the simplest cane to the most complex power chair, guidance on how to determine if and when a device might be appropriate, and important safety tips. Introduces readers to assistive technology professionals and outlines the steps involved in a comprehensive evaluation for a wheeled mobility device. (New August 2013)

  273. How We Will End MS (.pdf)

    This document reviews how the National MS Society aggressively pursues studies to identify all common MS-related genes and continue fighting toward ending MS.

  274. How We Will Restore Function (.pdf)

    This document explores how the National MS Society is working to further research and create strategies to repair the nervous system and restore function to people with MS.

  275. How We Will Stop MS (.pdf)

    This document explores how potential MS therapies in development (and newly in existence) are changing the treatment of MS.

  276. Ibuprofen and Multiple Sclerosis (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about taking ibuprofen or anti-inflammatory pills for people with MS.

  277. In Sickness and in Health (Feb. 2013, realsimple.com) (.pdf)

    This article features a couple living with MS, and outlines their challenges and successes.

  278. Increasing Accessibility

    Increasing Accessibility often requires the adaptation of tools and devices at one’s home or work — and becoming an MS activist in the community.

  279. Información para los Empleadores (.pdf)

    Para darse a los empleadores cuando Ud. quiera dar a conocer su diagnóstico de esclerosis múltiple.

  280. Information for Employers (.pdf)

    For people to give to their employers if they decide to disclose their MS. (last updated April 2008)

  281. Initiating and Adhering to Treatment with Injectable Disease Modifying Agents (.pdf)

    To date, there are six disease-modifying agents that have been approved for the treatment of MS. The National MS Society recommends...

  282. Institutional Clinician Training Award Program Guidelines and Instructions (.pdf)

    Consistent with its mission to move toward a world free of MS, the National MS Society supports the professional development and training of physicians in the comprehensive care of people with MS.

  283. Instructions for Online Submission of Research Grant Applications (.pdf)

    Instructions for Submission: Research Grant Applications National MS Society

  284. Intimacy and Sexuality (.pdf)

    MS can affect sexuality, both directly and indirectly, but problems can be resolved or minimized. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD. (last updated February 2012)

  285. Introduction: Funding Policy Overview (.pdf)

    This is an introduction to the National MS Society's funding policies.

  286. Invisible Symptoms in MS Part 1 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part one of a two-part discussion with Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about invisible symptoms in multiple sclerosis.

  287. Invisible Symptoms in MS Part 2 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part two of a two-part discussion with Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about invisible symptoms in multiple sclerosis.

  288. Isolation (pdf)

    In this article, Linda Helton explores the realities of experiencing isolation with MS.

  289. January 2013 New Website Supports Your MS Practice (.pdf)

    The National MS Society looks forward to partnering with you to promote optimal MS care through our new MS Clinical Care Network, a gateway to a variety of innovative resources to support your practice.

  290. Joint Conference on Primary-Progressive MS Focuses on Unmet Needs (.pdf)

    Distinct differences and specific needs characterize people living with primary progressive MS. The Society and the MS Association of America are striving to meet more of these needs by working together.

  291. Jokes My Father Never Taught Me: Life, Love, and Loss with Richard Pryor (book)

    The loving yet brutally honest memoir of the daughter of comedy legend Richard Pryor.

  292. Just Dance (.pdf)

    If the sound of music makes you want to jump up and dance, but the effects of MS make that impossible, wheelchair dancing may be the answer.

  293. Keep S’myelin: Issue 11 — Feelings & MS (.pdf)

    Everyone in the family is likely to have feelings about MS—the most common being anxiety, anger, sadness and guilt. One of the biggest challenges for families is that each person will experience these reactions at different times and in different ways.

  294. Keep S’myelin: Issue 13 — Fun Activities (.pdf)

    This issue of Keep S’myelin contains lots of family activities and games. Some have MS content — for example, the scrambled answer quiz and the word search — while others are just for fun, like the recipes, jokes, and games. So, we hope this issue serves two purposes: providing ways to learn about MS with your child and suggesting ways to have fun together in spite of MS!

  295. Keep S’myelin: Issue 14 — Invisible Symptoms (.pdf)

    How many times has a family member, friend or colleague said, "I know you have MS, but you look so well!" Use this issue of Keep S'myelin to help your children understand the concepts of variability and unpredictability, and the frustration of having invisible symptoms.

  296. Keep S’myelin: Issue 15A — Moving with MS - For Children (.pdf)

    Some people with MS use a cane to help them walk. Others use a wheelchair or a scooter to get around. Still others walk just fine without any help at all. This issue of Keep S'myelin will help you and your kids adjust to new mobility aids.

  297. Keep S’myelin: Issue 15B — Moving with MS - For Parents (.pdf)

    Some people with MS use a cane to help them walk. Others use a wheelchair or a scooter to get around. Still others walk just fine without any help at all. This issue of Keep S'myelin will help you and your kids adjust to new mobility aids.

  298. Keep S’myelin: Issue 16A — Family Changes - For Children (.pdf)

    Use this issue of Keep S’myelin to help you and your children talk together about the changes MS has brought to your family. Change is difficult for all of us, regardless of age. However, children, in particular, rely on routines; they like to know just what to expect, and for the most part, enjoy the status quo.

  299. Keep S’myelin: Issue 16B — Family Changes for Parents (.pdf)

    Use this issue of Keep S’myelin to help you and your children talk together about the changes MS has brought to your family. Change is difficult for all of us, regardless of age. However, children, in particular, rely on routines; they like to know just what to expect, and for the most part, enjoy the status quo.

  300. Keep S’myelin: Issue 17A — Teamwork - For Chidren (.pdf)

    This issue is designed to reassure your children that there are lots of people who can help your family cope with MS. The medical team, friends, neighbors, teachers, The National MS Society, MS researchers, all may be members of your family's "team."

  301. Keep Smyelin - Issue 17B - Teamwork - For Parents (.pdf)

    This issue is designed to reassure your children that there are lots of people who can help your family cope with MS. The medical team, friends, neighbors, teachers, The National MS Society, MS researchers, all may be members of your family's "team."

  302. Keep S’myelin: Issue 18 (.pdf)

    Once your healthcare practitioner has confirmed that you are experiencing an MS exacerbation, your next step will be to identify strategies for managing the situation. This issue will help you and your children make it through this challenging time.

  303. Keep S’myelin: Issue 4 — Schools (.pdf)

    School is the backdrop for a very significant part of your child's life. Family and home issues are brought to the school environment just as school experiences influence home life. Use this issue of Keep S'myelin to help you talk with your child about his or her school experiences, especially as they relate to MS in the family.

  304. Keep S’myelin: Issue 5 — Family Life and MS (.pdf)

    This issue of Keep S'myelin is about families. You can use the articles and games to talk with your children about the ways MS has changed your family's routines or affected different members of the family.

  305. Keep S’myelin: Issue 6 — Tools Can Make Life with MS Easier

    any people with MS use different types of tools or gadgets to help them move about, have fun, and do everyday activities. Perhaps your mom or dad has made changes to your house to make it easier and safer to get around. All of these things can be very helpful for someone with MS, but some may seem strange at first.

  306. Keep S’myelin: Issue 7 — This Is About You (.pdf)

    This issue of Keep S’myelin is filled with stories by children who have a parent with MS. Their stories reflect the variability of the disease itself, providing you with the opportunity to remind your child(ren) that every person’s MS is different.

  307. Keep S’myelin: Issue 8 — MS Around the World (.pdf)

    In this issue of Keep S’myelin, your children will learn about the larger world of MS. Since families can sometimes feel very alone in their efforts to cope with the impact of MS, it may come as a surprise to learn that parents and children around the world are sharing this experience—and that MS Societies like ours are working to support their efforts.

  308. Keep S'myelin: A newsletter about MS for children

    Keep S’myelin is a colorful, engaging, informative, and reassuring newsletter to help children and their parents talk and learn about MS together. Each issue is filled with stories, interviews, games, and activities that highlight a specific topic related to MS, as well as a special section just for parents.

  309. Keep S'myelin: Issue 1 — Intro to MS (.pdf)

    Parents often wonder how much to tell their children about MS. They worry that talking about the MS will be too frightening, too confusing, and too burdensome for the kids to handle. We wanted to make this newsletter available to children because we feel that accurate information, geared to a child's age and abilities, helps that child to understand and cope with changes MS may bring.

  310. Keep S'myelin: Issue 19A- Where is the Cure- For Children (.pdf)

    Where is the cure? Grownups are always saying "be patient". Do you ever wonder why it is taking so long? There are lots of reasons.

  311. Keep S'myelin: Issue 19B- Where is the Cure- For Parents (.pdf)

    Reasons to be hopeful for a cure.

  312. Keep S'myelin: Issue 2 — About MS and Feelings (.pdf)

    This issue of Keep S'myelin is all about feelings. As you share the stories and activities with your children, you might want to reflect on some of your own feelings and help your kids identify theirs. This is a chance to share and compare.

  313. Keep S'myelin: Issue 20 (.pdf)

    We don’t know exactly why, but we do know that a person with MS may have lots of energy at certain times of the day, but feel very tired at other times. We know that some people with MS have days or weeks or months when they feel better, and then days or weeks or months when they feel worse.

  314. Keep S'myelin: Issue 3 — About MS & Symptoms (.pdf)

    People with MS may notice that they are having trouble doing everyday things. These troubles and discomforts are called "symptoms."

  315. Key Considerations for Choosing a Health Plan (.pdf)

    Virtually everyone in the United States will face choices about selecting and enrolling in a health insurance plan at different times in their lives. If you or a loved one is living with MS, you know these choices can have significant impact on your personal and family finances as well as your access to health care.

  316. Kids Get MS Too: A Handbook for Parents Whose Child or Teen has MS (.pdf)

    This handbook is a guide for parents with a child or teen with MS.

  317. Know Your Meds

    This article addresses that the high cost of medications is on everyone’s mind. Happily, there is something every person with MS can do right now. It might even save some money.

  318. Know Your Rights: A Legal Guide for People Living with MS (.pdf)

    Easy to read Q & A format containing information on employment, SSDI, family law, insurance, and more. Offers resources in each chapter, form letters and helpful guides for navigating legal difficulties.

  319. Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale

    This is the Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale document.

  320. La Comodidad Del Hogar: Guia Ilustrada y Detallada de Cuidado y Asistencia

    La Comodidad del Hogar provee una visión general de lo que los cuidadores y las personas a su cargo pueden esperar y deben planear para cada día. Este libro provee consejos prácticos, incluyendo ilustraciones y lista de recursos.

  321. La depresión y pena

  322. La Fatiga: Lo Que Usted Debe Saber (.pdf)

    (Fatigue: What you should know about) Información sobre las posibles causas de la fatiga y como aprender a manejarla.

  323. La FDA Aprueba Gilenya® (Fingolimod) (.pdf)

    (FDA Approves Gilenya®) Lea acerca de la primera terapia oral modificadora de la enfermedad.

  324. La función cognitiva

  325. La Función Cognitiva (.mp3)

    Presentado por Dr. Victor Rivera al grupo Café con Leche.

  326. Labilidad emocional

  327. Las alteraciones en la sensación

  328. Las emociones y la esclerosis múltiple

  329. Las hierbas y la EM

  330. Lean on Me: 10 Powerful Steps to Moving Beyond Your Diagnosis and Taking Back Your Life (book)

    In the face of a medical crisis, Lean on Me shows how to navigate the healthcare waters, find hope, take positive action, and celebrate progress—and supplies authoritative information that can save your life or the life of a loved one.

  331. Leave No Nurse Behind: Nurses Working with disAbilities (book)

    For hospital administrators, human resource personnel and nursing educators, this book demonstrates that shutting nurses and nursing students with disabilities out of the profession only does the profession and the patients who need them a disservice.

  332. Lesions and Primary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about the absence of lesions on the MRI of a person with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  333. Less Common Symptoms (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about less common symptoms of multiple sclerosis.

  334. Let Me Tell You About Wondering If That Is All There Is (pdf)

    In this article, Linda Irwin talks about facing her future with MS.

  335. Let Me Tell You...About...Um I Forgot (.pdf)

    In this article, Kathleen Hall discusses her experience with MS as it relates to her cognitive abilities.

  336. Lidiando con el calor

  337. Life Planning (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about planning for the future.

  338. 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.

  339. Live in Wellness Now (book)

    Live in Wellness Now is an interactive, holistic journal designed to help you alleviate stress and improve your health.

  340. Living with an MS Bladder

    In this article, four people share their experiences with their bladder challenges.

  341. Living with MS (.pdf)

    Addresses questions frequently asked after diagnosis of MS is received—from possible causes to advice on coping. By Debra Frankel, MS, OTR, with Hettie Jones. (last updated January 2014)

  342. Living with Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: Overcoming the Challenges (book)

    This concise and practical overview educates patients about diagnosis, disease-modifying therapies, managing difficult symptoms, and coping strategies.

  343. Lo que Ud puede hacer acerca de los cambios emocionales

  344. Loosening the Knots of Cognitive Problems (.pdf)

    A quandary at home. I climb the 16 steps... and... look around, wondering why I made the effort to go up. Only moments before... my brain had made a decision to go up to retrieve something. Now, I cannot recall what.

  345. Loosening the SSDI Knots (.pdf)

    Mary Ford hasn’t been able to work full time since 2003. That year, the Washington state resident... filed for Social Security Disability Insurance benefits (SSDI). She was denied. Why?

  346. Los diferentes cursos de la enfermedad

  347. Los Medicamentos Modificadores de la Esclerosis Múltiple(.pdf)

    (Disease Modifying Drugs) Información sobre Aubagio®, Avonex®, Betaseron®, Copaxone®, Extavia®, Gilenya®, Rebif®, Novantrone®, TecfideraTM y Tysabri®; incluye modo de administración, beneficios y efectos secundarios.

  348. Los problemas para caminar

  349. Los tobillos (pies) hinchados (edema)

  350. Low Vision Alert - Home Safety (.pdf)

    This article explores how to play it safe at home when you have low vision to prevent cuts, falls or burns.

  351. Low Vision Alert (.pdf)

    This article provides tips for people who have difficulty seeing and/or reading due to MS.

  352. Low Vision in the Voting Booth (.pdf)

    This article explores the challenges of voting with low vision.

  353. Lyrica Appeal Letter & Abstract (.pdf)

    This document includes a form letter for MS patients who may have been denied coverage of Lyrica, as well as supporting abstracts.

  354. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) (video)

    This video features George Kraft, MD, who discusses MRI's and multiple sclerosis. Topics: What we learn from an MRI; How does an MRI work?; How frequently should someone with MS receive an MRI?; Combatting MRI anxiety

  355. Make Your Health Insurance Work for You (.pdf)

    Fall is a great time to review health insurance plans since Medicare beneficiaries and many people who receive coverage through an employer can change benefits at that time.

  356. Making College Work for You (.pdf)

    There is a significant increase in requests for services from students with chronic diseases, like MS. This article explains how you can benefit from this change.

  357. Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks (DVD)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decisionmaking, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision.

  358. Making Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits & Risks (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Download a copy of the companion book and transcripts.

  359. Management of Cognitive Impairment in MS (.pdf)

    This document is based on existing literature and expert opinion derived from clinical practice and experience.

  360. Management of MS-Related Fatigue (.pdf)

  361. Managing Anger

    Anger with MS is part of having MS. Anger is a normal adaptive human emotion, a signal that something needs to be changed. Anger can also be a symptom of depression.

  362. Managing MS Through Rehabilitation (.pdf)

    What rehabilitation can do for mobility, fatigue, driving, speech, memory, bowel or bladder problems, sexuality, and more. By Randall T. Schapiro, MD and Susan E. Bennett, PT, DPT, EDD, NCS, MSCS. (last updated February 2013)

  363. Managing MS: A Team Approach (video)

    This video features Jodie Haselkorn, MD, who discusses using a team approach to managing multiple sclerosis.

  364. Managing Pain and Sleep Issues in MS Part 2: Sleep Issues in Multiple Sclerosis (video)

    Pain and sleep disorders often cause confusion and frustration for people with MS, their loved ones, and healthcare providers. Learn from scientists and clinicians about strategies for symptom management, available treatment options, and ongoing research to identify the cause of pain and sleep disorders in MS.

  365. Managing Pain and Sleep Issues in MS (DVD)

    Pain and sleep disorders often cause confusion and frustration for people with MS, their loved ones, and healthcare providers. Learn from scientists and clinicians about strategies for symptom management, available treatment options, and ongoing research to identify the cause of pain and sleep disorders in MS.

  366. Managing Pain and Sleep Issues in MS Part 1: Pain in Multiple Sclerosis (video)

    Pain and sleep disorders often cause confusion and frustration for people with MS, their loved ones, and healthcare providers. Learn from scientists and clinicians about strategies for symptom management, available treatment options, and ongoing research to identify the cause of pain and sleep disorders in MS.

  367. Managing Progressive MS (.pdf)

    An overview of symptom management, coping strategies when progressive MS makes the road rougher. By Kaye Hooper, RN, MPH. (last updated October 2013)

  368. Managing School-Related Issues: A Guide for Parents with a Child or Teen Living with MS (.pdf)

    This is a guide to help parents with a child or teen living with MS advocate for them at school or their learning environment.

  369. 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.

  370. Managing Symptoms in MS: Bowel Dysfunction (video)

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

  371. Managing Symptoms in MS: Pain (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses pain associated with multiple sclerosis, the types of pain, and options for managing it.

  372. Managing Symptoms in MS: Vision (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Nancy Holland, EdD, RN, MSCN, who discusses the types of vision problems associated with multiple sclerosis and strategies for managing the symptoms

  373. Managing Symptoms: Numbness (Video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about numbness and multiple sclerosis.

  374. Managing the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    In clear, understandable language and with helpful illustrations, this book explores every symptom of MS and discusses clinically tested and proven methods for the proper and effective management of each. No symptom is omitted: from spasticity, tremor, weakness, and fatigue to bladder, bowel, and sexual difficulties.

  375. Managing Your Symptoms in MS: Tremors, Seizures, and Loss of Balance (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Michael Kaufman, MD, who discusses how to treat tremors, seizures, and loss of balance in multiple sclerosis.

  376. Manejo De Sus Síntomas: Dolor (.pdf)

    (Managing your symptoms:When MS is painful.) Transcripcion en español de la transmisión educativa en inglés.

  377. Mantenga una participación activa

  378. Manual for Counselors (.pdf)

    This manual is designed to assist the person or counselor who is providing the Self-Injection Anxiety Counseling course or information.

  379. Maximizing Independence: A Guide to Planning for Changing MS Care Needs (.pdf)

    A guide to help families anticipate and plan for the future to assure loved ones living with MS will receive the support and assistance they need to manage their disease and lead full and enriching lives.

  380. Medical Self-Advocacy: Getting More From Your Healthcare Team (video)

    This video features a discussion with Marion Brandis, MA, RN, BSN, who talks about how people with multiple sclerosis can get the more from their healthcare teams.

  381. Medicina alterna y complementaria: amiga o enemiga

  382. March 24, 2010 - Meet Dr. Timothy Coetzee, Society Chief Research Officer

    Ms. Kate Milliken is a film and television producer and founder of Milligrace Productions, a company specializing in 12-15 minute personal documentaries. Dr. Coetzee has assumed responsibility of the Society’s research program which funds more than 375 projects around the world.

  383. Mental Health Professionals

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know About the Disease.

  384. Mental Sharpening Stones: Manage The Cognitive Challenges of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    This book is a vital step beyond acknowledging cognitive symptoms and the revealing changes that can affect those living with MS. It will also inform those who know them physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. The contributing writers of this book serve as exemplars and guides of how to live with and function - despite MS cognitive challenges.

  385. Mi lista de medicaciones — documento bilingüe

  386. Minimizing Your Risk of Falls (.pdf)

    Identifies risk factors for falling and strategies to reduce those risks. (last updated May 2014)

  387. Mis exámenes de laboratorio — documento bilingüe

  388. Mis hábitos de dormir — documento bilingüe

  389. Mitos acerca de los problemas cognitivos

  390. Mitos de las terapias alternativas y complementarias

  391. Momentum Article: What causes MS?

    What puts people more at risk of getting MS — do smokers get it more than nonsmokers? What protects people from getting MS — sun exposure? What contributes to or prevents disease progression? Epidemiologists look at all people with a disease, and the end goal is to identify a cause and cure.

  392. Momentum_Fall_2012.pdf

    The Fall 2012 issue of Momentum, with a feature on families and MS.

  393. Momentum_Spring_2013.pdf

    The Spring 2013 issue of Momentum magazine, with a special bilingual feature on the Latino / Hispanic experience of living with MS.

  394. Momentum_Summer_2013.pdf

    The Summer issue of Momentum, with features on disclosure and art therapy.

  395. Momentum_Winter_2012-13.pdf

    The Winter 2012-13 issue of Momentum magazine. Features include "Not Your Friend's MS" and "The Pursuit of Happiness."

  396. Mono and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about mono and multiple sclerosis.

  397. Mood & Cognition in MS: [What you can do] (video & DVD)

    Mood & Cognition in MS

  398. Mood Changes and MS, Part 1: The Role of Healthy Grieving (video)

    This video features a discussion on grieving and loss for people with multiple sclerosis.

  399. Mood Changes and MS, Part 2: Understanding Depression (video)

    This video features a discussion on depression for people with multiple sclerosis.

  400. 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.

  401. Mood Changes and MS, Part 4: Managing Anxiety (video)

    This video features a discussion on managing anxiety for people with multiple sclerosis.

  402. Mood Changes and MS, Part 5: Practical Ways to Deal with Mood Swings (video)

    This video features a discussion on mood swings for people with multiple sclerosis.

  403. Mood Changes and MS, Part 6: Emotional Impact on Family (video)

    This video features a discussion on mood changes and multiple sclerosis and how mood changes can affect family

  404. Mood Changes and MS, Part 7: Mental Health Professionals and Resources (video)

    This video features a discussion on the different healthcare professionals that can manage mood changes for a person with multiple sclerosis.

  405. Motivos de alerta en la depresión y la pena

  406. Moving Forward with Primary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about moving forward after receiving a diagnosis of primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  407. MS & Pregnancy: Kara’s Story (DVD)

    This DVD covers the Kara’s journey through her own decision to become pregnant while answering many of the questions associated with pregnancy and MS, and includes interviews with experts in the field of pregnancy and MS. Ideal for doctors, neurologists, people with MS and, of course, women with MS who are thinking about becoming pregnant and their partners.

  408. MS & Pregnancy: Kara's Story Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a discussion about pregnancy and multiple sclerosis.

  409. MS & Pregnancy: Kara's Story Part 2 (video)

    This video features part two of a discussion about pregnancy and multiple sclerosis.

  410. MS & the Workplace: Employer Education DVD (DVD)

    Provides basic information to employers about managing the impact of MS in the work setting.

  411. MS 101 (video)

    Jack Burks, MD, talks about what multiple sclerosis is, what causes the disease, and who gets it.

  412. MS 101 part 2 (video)

    Part 2 of a two part series featuring Jack Burks, MD, discussing symptoms, diagnosis and research.

  413. MS and African-Americans: Diagnosis and Clinical Course (video)

    This video features a discussion with Mary Hughes, MD, and Walter Royal, MD, who talk about diagnosis and clinical courses for African-Americans with multiple sclerosis.

  414. MS and African-Americans: Reasons for Hope (video)

    This video features a discussion with Mary Hughes, MD, and Walter Royal, MD, who talk about research and clinical trials for African-Americans with multiple sclerosis.

  415. MS and Disability: A Resource for Claims Professionals

    The fair and accurate review of disability claims related to MS should be based on a case-by-case analysis of each claim.

  416. MS and Pregnancy (.pdf)

    Covers pregnancy, delivery, nursing, hormones, and questions about the disease-modifying drugs. (last updated May 2006)

  417. MS and Stress

    Multiple sclerosis brings its own kinds of stress. And being told we need to reduce our stress can add pressure: taking yoga classes or practicing deep breathing are just more things to add to the to-do list.

  418. MS and the Mind (.pdf)

    A reprint from InsideMS. Covers depression, cognitive functions, mood swings, coping tips and medications. (last updated June 2008)

  419. MS and Your Emotions Part 1 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part one of a discussion with Deborah Miller, PhD, who talks about the emotional aspects of having multiple sclerosis. anger anger anger anger anger anger anger anger anger anger

  420. MS and Your Emotions Part 2 (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part two of a discussion with Deborah Miller, PhD, who talks about the emotional aspects of having multiple sclerosis.anger anger anger anger anger anger anger anger anger

  421. MS and Your Feelings: Handling the Ups and Downs of Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    Psychotherapist and MS patient Allison Shadday offers readers effective strategies for coping with the psychological trauma of this disease. Using patient success stories to illustrate her step-by-step coping strategies, she offers readers hope, inspiration and validation.

  422. MS as a Spiritual Journey

    In this article, Gary Sullivan explores the link between MS and spirituality.

  423. MS CDMRP Funding (.pdf)

    This position statement paper, produced by the National MS Society, asks Congress to appropriate $10 million in 2014 for the Multiple Sclerosis Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program.

  424. MS Connection Online Community

    MSconnection.org is an online community that provides the opportunity to connect with people involved in the MS movement and with valuable content, activities and resources.

  425. MS Fatigue Part 1 (video)

    This two-part video presents the perspective of people living with multiple sclerosis who are experiencing the symptom of fatigue. Topics include: Fatigue types; Why is fatigue so common; Things to consider before treating fatigue; Treatment options; The role of rehabilitation

  426. MS Fatigue Part 2: Management Strategies (video)

    This two-part video presents the perspective of people living with multiple sclerosis who are experiencing the symptom of fatigue. Topics include: Fatigue types; Why is fatigue so common; Things to consider before treating fatigue; Treatment options; The role of rehabilitation

  427. MS for the Physician Assistant: A Practical Primer (.pdf)

    This book is a practical starting guide for physician assistants who work with MS patients.

  428. MS in a Personal Relationship (video)

    This video features Deborah M. Miller, PhD, who discusses how multiple sclerosis can affect a personal relationship.

  429. MS In Focus- Bladder and Bowel Edition (.pdf)

    This issue of MS in Focus is dedicated to elimination dysfunction; bladder and bowel problems.

  430. MS in the Workplace: A Guide for Employers (video)

    This video is a resource for employers, featuring discussions about multiple sclerosis in the workplace.

  431. MS Learn Online-Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence (.pdf)

    This is the transcript from the MS Learn Online feature presentation: Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence, featuring Jodie Haselkorn, MD, Christopher Bever, MD, and Gary Herarro, PT.

  432. MS Mood and Cognition

    This presentation is: Mood and Cognition: The Patient's Challenge & Ours.

  433. MS Navigator (.pdf)

    Finding answers and making sound decisions relies on having the right information at the right time. That’s what the National MS Society provides — answers to your questions and access to information about the options available to you.

  434. MS Navigator (video)

    This video contain information about MS for the newly diagnosed.

  435. MS News (video)

    This video features Richard Rudick, MD, who discusses Ampyra, Tysabri, and stem cell research.

  436. MS Next Step® (DVD)

    MS Next Step®, a booklet and DVD, answers questions that are commonly asked immediately following a diagnosis and provides helpful resources. Materials are available in Spanish including DVD subtitles. If you are newly diagnosed and would like to receive a copy of MS Next Step®, please request your copy at 1-800-344-4867 or contactusnmss@nmss.org.

  437. MS on the Job (.pdf)

    The numbness always is there, in my feet and hands. Often I wiggle my fingers and toes to make sure the blood is circulating so I know that when I get up, I will be able to walk

  438. MS Spasticity and Baclofen Pump (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about using a Baclofen pump for spasticity caused by multiple sclerosis.

  439. MS Tech Audio alternatives (.pdf)

    This article describes audio alternatives work for people who have low vision.

  440. MS Treatments-Disease Modifying Therapies, Part One (video)

    Featuring: Dr. Benjamin Segal, Dr. George Kraft and Dr. Aliza Ben-Zacharia This video was produced prior to approval of the latest disease modifying therapies Aubagio® & Tecfidera®.

  441. MS Treatments-Disease Modifying Therapies, Part Two (video)

    Featuring: Dr. Benjamin Segal, Dr. George Kraft, Dr. Aliza Ben-Zacharia, and Dr. Susan Bennett Discusses the following: Can exacerbations be managed? Disease-modifying therapies Symptom management The role of rehabilitation Complementary medicine This video was produced prior to approval of the latest disease modifying therapies Aubagio® & Tecfidera®.

  442. MS Treatments-Understanding Your Options (video)

    Featuring: Dr. Benjamin Segal, Dr. George Kraft, Dr. Aliza Ben-Zacharia, and Dr. Susan Bennett Discusses the following: Can exacerbations be managed? Disease-modifying therapies Symptom management The role of rehabilitation Complementary medicine

  443. MS vs. Good Sex (.pdf)

    What MS can do to sex life has a huge impact on the quality of life overall. This article explores a veteran health-care provider’s view.

  444. MS with No Lesions (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about whether it is possible to have multiple sclerosis with no lesions on one's MRI.

  445. MS: A Family Adjustment (video)

    This video features a clinical psychologist, who talks about how a family can make adjustments when a member has multiple sclerosis.

  446. MS: A Focus on Rehabilitation (.pdf)

    The progressive nature of MS, the unpredictability and variability of its symptoms, and the emotional and social changes it can cause, combine to create a complex, clinical challenge for rehabilitation professionals.

  447. MSQLI: A User's Manual (pdf)

    The Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life Inventory (MSQLI) user's manual was developed as a comprehensive outcomes assessment battery.

  448. MS-The Nurse Practitioner’s Handbook (.pdf)

    MS is a complex, unpredictable disease that challenges patients and clinicians alike. As nurse practitioners, our role is to guide our patients on their journey with MS.

  449. Multiple Sclerosis and Your Emotions (.pdf)

    How to manage some of the emotional challenges created by MS. By Rosalind Kalb, PhD (last updated December 2011)

  450. Multiple Sclerosis For Dummies (book)

    MS for Dummies gives you easy to access, easy to understand information about what happens with MS—what kinds of symptoms it can cause, how it can affect your life at home and at work, what you can do to feel and function up to snuff, and how you can protect yourself and your family against the long-term unpredictability of the disease.

  451. Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite

    This is the Multiple Sclerosis Functional Composite (MSFC), Administration and Scoring Manual.

  452. Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life Instrument

    Multiple Sclerosis Quality of Life Instrument is a survey that asks about your health and daily activities.

  453. Multiple Sclerosis: 300 Tips for Making Life Easier (book)

    From basic principles to unique solutions for saving time and energy to specific ideas, this book is packed with helpful information for those coping with the special challenges of a chronic illness. Updated chapters cover Home Safety and Accessibility, Computers and Technology, Looking Good, Feeling Better - Grooming and Dressing, Managing Mealtime, and much more.

  454. Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for Families (book)

    This complete yet highly readable guide for families living with multiple sclerosis addresses these issues and more.

  455. Multiple Sclerosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (book)

    Chapters discuss the nature of MS, its management, and guidelines for dealing with all aspects of the disease and its impact on your life. A chapter on services available from the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, a glossary, a list of resources, and additional reading suggestions make this the place to begin your education about MS.

  456. Multiple Sclerosis: A Self-Care Guide To Wellness (book)

    Education about multiple sclerosis has traditionally been medically oriented and related to disease and dysfunction. In contrast, this brand-new second edition of the guide continues to focus on staying well in the presence of MS, a disease that—while incurable—can be managed. The book covers a broad spectrum of topics related to MS and its effects, focusing especially on the needs of those who have been living with the disease for some time.

  457. Multiple Sclerosis: Just the Facts (.pdf)

    Frequently asked questions about MS and the National MS Society. (last updated August 2013)

  458. Multiple Sclerosis: The History Of A Disease (book)

    The author demonstrates how progress in diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis has paralleled the development of medical science, from the early developments in modern studies of anatomy and pathology, to the framing of the disease in the nineteenth century, and eventually to modern diagnosis and treatment.

  459. Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have — The Answers You Need (book)

    The thoroughly revised and updated fifth edition of the classic Multiple Sclerosis: The Questions You Have, The Answers You Need continues to be the definitive guide for everyone concerned with this disease—those who have MS, those who share their lives with someone who has it, and all healthcare professionals involved with its management. It covers a wide range of topics in an accessible question and answer format that allows people to easily find the information they need.

  460. Multiple Sclerosis: Understanding the Cognitive Challenges (book)

    Despite the prevalence of disabling cognitive symptoms among people living with multiple sclerosis, there is a dearth of literature on this important topic. Multiple Sclerosis:Understanding the Cognitive Challenges is the first comprehensive discussion of MS-related cognitive dysfunction, including the changes that can occur, their assessment and treatment, and strategies for dealing with their impact in daily life.

  461. My Grampy Can't Walk (book)

    What does it mean for a child to have a grandparent in a wheelchair? For Grampy’s grandchildren, a wheelchair opens onto a world of possibilities! Vanita Oelschlager has captured some of those possibilities in her newest book, My Grampy Can’t Walk.

  462. My Life, My MS, My Decision (DVD)

    Living with a disease like MS requires making many decisions, both personal and medical. This DVD follows three people who are living MS through their lives as they make decisions about choosing doctors, deciding on medications, participating in clinical trials, and wellness.

  463. Progressive MS - Treatment & Lifestyle Decisions (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  464. Shift in Doctor - Patient Relationship (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  465. Treatment Recommendations for Progressive MS (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  466. Vitamin D (video)

    Explores the factors people must consider when making treatment and lifestyle decisions, including when to begin treatment, the role information overload can play in decision making, and how to weigh the benefits and risks of a treatment or lifestyle decision. Excerpt from 2013 North American Education Program.

  467. Narcotics for MS Pain (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about prescribing narcotics for pain in multiple sclerosis.

  468. National MS Society Fact Sheet (.pdf)

    This fact sheet explains about Multiple Sclerosis and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

  469. National MS Society Publications Catalog (.pdf)

    This catalog lists all National MS Society publications.

  470. National MS Society's Research Program (video)

    This video features a discussion with Richard Rudick, MD, who discusses the multiple sclerosis research programs funded by the National MS Society.

  471. Nervous System Repair and Protection Initiative (.pdf)

    This paper explores the promises the National MS Society has made and how those promises have blossomed into functional results.

  472. New Altitude: Beyond Tough Times to the Top of the World (book)

    New Altitude chronicles one woman’s remarkable passage beyond tough times to the top of the world. After a devastating MS diagnosis, Wendy Booker fell haphazardly into running the Boston Marathon for charity. From that one simple act, an extraordinary series of circumstances unfolds that is nothing short of kismet.

  473. New Website Supports Your MS Practice

    This is the Winter 2012-2013 MS Clinical Care Connection, New Website Supports Your MS Practice.

  474. NIH Funding Position Statement (.pdf)

    We urge Congress to continue its partnership with the National MS Society by allocating at least $32 billion in FY 2014 for medical research at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that can help prevent, treat, and cure diseases, such as MS.

  475. Notes From A [Former] Reader

    An article by a person who suffered cognitive loss consistent with MS. Word retrieval, memory, and concentration were affected. A personal story.

  476. Numbers of People with MS in Northern States (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about the number of people with multiple sclerosis in northern states.

  477. Nurse Practitioners

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: Overview for Nurse Practitioners.

  478. Nurses

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know About the Disease.

  479. Nurse's Quick Reference (.pdf)

    The Nurse’s quick reference serves as a guide for nurses caring for patients with MS.

  480. Nursing Home Care of Individuals with MS (.pdf)

    This document was developed by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society to provide guidance to clinicians and administrators of nursing home communities who are seeking to develop more effective care plans to 1) manage the unique set of clinical conditions that residents with MS present, and 2) maximize the quality of life for these residents.

  481. Nursing Students

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know About the Disease.

  482. Nutrition and MS (video)

    This video provides information on maintaining general good health and following the recommendation of MS specialists that people with MS adhere to the same low-fat, high-fiber diet that’s recommended for the general population.

  483. Nystagmus and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about nystagmus, or eye movement, that can appear as a result of multiple sclerosis.

  484. Obteniendo una Visita Exitosa con el Doctor (video)

    This video features a discussion in Spanish with Dr. Victor Rivera and Dr. Lilyana Amezcua, who discuss preparing for a visit with a doctor for a person with multiple sclerosis.

  485. Off to College with MS (.pdf)

    This article explores how life at college with MS works with a little help from friends.

  486. On the Job with Fatigue and Cognitive Issues

    This article explores the link between fatigue, cognitive issues and stress as they relate to MS in the workforce.

  487. One-Handed in a Two-Handed World (book)

    One-Handed in a Two-Handed World is known as the "bible" for occupational therapists and other healthcare and rehabilitation professionals who work with patients who are temporarily or permanently one-handed. This is the only book of practical advice for managing activities of daily living one-handedly.

  488. Opciones paralelas, complementarias o alternativas para el tratamiento de la esclerosis múltiple: Segunda parte (.pdf)

    Opciones paralelas, complementarias o alternativas para el tratamiento de la esclerosis múltiple: Segunda parte.

  489. Opciones paralelas, complementarias o alternativas para el tratamiento de la esclerosis múltiple: Primera parte (.pdf)

    Opciones paralelas, complementarias o alternativas para el tratamiento de la esclerosis múltiple: Primera parte.

  490. Opinion Paper-Rehabilitation (2004) (.pdf)

    The Medical Advisory Board of the National MS Society has adopted the following recommendations to provide guidance to physicians, nurses, therapists, insurers, and policy makers, regarding the appropriate use of rehabilitative therapies in MS. This document addresses physical rehabilitation.

  491. Our Strategic Response (.pdf)

    This white paper reflects key information gathered from all audiences and was used to inform the development of the National MS Society's Strategic Response for 2011-2015.

  492. Pain (.pdf)

    This clinical bulletin for health professionals explores how pain - a common MS sympton - impacts MS patients.

  493. Pain: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    An overview of treatments and strategies for managing MS-related pain. (last updated 2004)

  494. Palliative Care (.pdf)

    For healthcare providers, this booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about the need for palliative care or hospice care, and about what dying with MS may be like.

  495. Parenting with MS (video)

    This video features Deborah M. Miller, PhD, who talks about parenting and having multiple sclerosis.

  496. Participating in Clinical Trials (.pdf)

    Learn about the process of clinical trial participation and how to decide if a study is the right opportunity for you. (New 2014)

  497. Participating in Clinical Trials: For People with MS

    Learn about the process of clinical trial participation and how to decide if a study is the right opportunity for you.

  498. Patient Workbook (.pdf)

    This document will teach you how to self-inject medications. It is a cognitive-behavioral approach to overcoming injection anxiety.

  499. Pediatric MS Program for Physicians (.pdf)

    This brochure on pediatric MS and the network of Pediatric MS Centers of Excellence has been developed as a tool to inform doctors, families and donors of the resources available to them.

  500. Pediatric MS: Partnering with Your Child's School (video)

    This video features a discussion with Maria Milazzo, NP, CPNP, who talks about children with multiple sclerosis and their schools.

  501. Pediatric MS: Self-Advocacy and the Healthcare Team (video)

    This video features a discussion with Maria Milazzo, NP, CPNP, who talks about pediatric multiple sclerosis.

  502. Pediatric MS: Understanding for Today, HOPE for Tomorrow (DVD)

    This DVD features families with children who have multiple sclerosis, as well as researchers who are studying pediatric multiple sclerosis. The program is narrated by a person who was diagnosed with MS as a teenager.

  503. Pediatric MS: Understanding for Today, HOPE for Tomorrow Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a three-part series focusing on pediatric multiple sclerosis.

  504. Pediatric MS: Understanding for Today, HOPE for Tomorrow Part 2

    This video features part two of a three-part series focusing on pediatric multiple sclerosis.

  505. Pediatric MS: Understanding for Today, HOPE for Tomorrow Part 3 (video)

    This DVD features families with children who have multiple sclerosis, as well as researchers who are studying pediatric multiple sclerosis. The program is narrated by a person who was diagnosed with MS as a teenager.

  506. People With MS With the Courage to Give (book)

    In book, the author has collected stories of 24 men and women living with MS, who have extraordinary lives, who’ve gone way beyond slogging through every day, who’ve found the courage to do new things or old things in new ways, to make the lives of those around them—sometimes tens of thousands of those around them—so much better.

  507. Personal Insights and Tools for Coping with MS — Asking for Help, Part 3 (video)

    This four-part series on coping with MS includes perspectives from people living with MS and conversations with Cathy-Lee Benbow who will discuss coping techniques and strategies.

  508. Personal Insights and Tools for Coping with MS — Educating Others, Part 2 (video)

    This four-part series on coping with MS includes perspectives from people living with MS and conversations with Cathy-Lee Benbow who will discuss coping techniques and strategies.

  509. Personal Insights and Tools for Coping with MS — Support Systems, Part 1 (video)

    This four-part series on coping with MS includes perspectives from people living with MS and conversations with Cathy-Lee Benbow who will discuss coping techniques and strategies.

  510. Personal Insights and Tools for Coping with MS, Part 4 (video)

    This four-part series on coping with MS includes perspectives from people living with MS and conversations with Cathy-Lee Benbow who will discuss coping techniques and strategies.

  511. Pharmacists

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: An Overview for Pharmacists.

  512. Physician Assistants

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: Overview for Physician Assistants.

  513. Physician Medical Information (.pdf)

    The purpose of this worksheet is to assist you in supporting your patient’s Social Security Disability Insurance application, in compiling medical records, and in writing the Medical Source Statement (MSS).

  514. Physicians

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: Physician's Overview.

  515. Physician's Guide to Mobility Options & Prescription Documentation (.pdf)

    This guide for physicians explores customized wheeled mobility options for MS patients, and explains what prescription documentation may be needed.

  516. Plaintalk—A Booklet about MS for Families (.pdf)

    Discusses some of the more difficult physical and emotional problems many families face. By Sarah Minden, MD, and Debra Frankel, MS, OTR. (last updated January 2014)

  517. Planning Ahead While Living with Primary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features a discussion with Dorothy Northrop, MSW, ACSW, who talks about life planning for a person living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  518. Planning for a Life with MS (video)

    This video features Dorothy Northrop, MSW, ACSW, who talks about life planning for a person with multiple sclerosis.

  519. Policies and Procedures: Research Funding Programs and Other Awards (.pdf)

    The National MS Society is empowered to make grants of money for use by individuals within lawfully established agencies or institutions to further its mission.

  520. Poor Vision (.pdf)

    This clinical bulletin for health professionals explores how MS patients may experience vision problems and explains common diagnoses.

  521. Preventive Care Recommendations for Adults with MS (.pdf)

    A colorful chart detailing the medical tests, vaccinations, and general health and safety rules recommended for all adults with MS. (last updated December 2008)

  522. Primary Progressive MS: What You Need to Know (book and DVD)

    Created as a joint project between the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America and the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, this is the first published book dedicated entirely to the Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) population.

  523. Primary-Progressive MS (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about primary-progressive MS (PPMS).

  524. Primary-Progressive MS: Perspectives on Moving Forward (DVD and book)

    A companion DVD to the book Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis: What You Need to Know, this program profiles five people living with primary-progressive MS, who offer their strategies for managing the disease and moving forward with their lives.

  525. Primary-Progressive MS: Perspectives on Moving Forward Introduction (video)

    This video features an introduction to a six-part series that profiles four people with primary-progressive MS and tips for managing the disease.

  526. Primary-Progressive MS: Perspectives on Moving Forward Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a six-part series that profiles four people with primary-progressive MS and tips for managing the disease.

  527. Primary-Progressive MS: Perspectives on Moving Forward Part 2 (video)

    This video features part two of a six-part series that profiles four people with primary-progressive MS and tips for managing the disease.

  528. Primary-Progressive MS: Perspectives on Moving Forward Part 5 (video)

    This video features part five of a six-part series that profiles four people with primary-progressive MS and tips for managing the disease.

  529. Primary-Progressive MS: Perspectives on Moving Forward Part 6 (video)

    This video features part six of a six-part series that profiles four people with primary-progressive MS and tips for managing the disease.

  530. Primary-Progressive MS:Perspectives on Moving Forward Part 3 (video)

    This video features part three of a six-part series that profiles four people with primary-progressive MS and tips for managing the disease.

  531. Primary-Progressive MS:Perspectives on Moving Forward Part 4 (video)

    This video features part four of a six-part series that profiles four people with primary-progressive MS and tips for managing the disease.

  532. Private Disability Insurance Claims - A Guide for People with MS (.pdf)

    Disability insurance replaces some of the income that a sick or injured person is no longer able to earn, and can be an extremely important safeguard. Yet many have found the process of filing a claim and securing disability benefits more challenging than anticipated. This manual has been prepared to help people with MS and their caregivers.

  533. Profesionales de la salud y la esclerosis múltiple

  534. Programs & Services for the Whole Family (video)

    This video discusses MS support programs and services for the whole family.

  535. Progressive MS Trials

    This document outlines Progressive MS Trials.

  536. Progressive or Relapsing-Remitting Courses in MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about the diagnosis of relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis versus progressive MS.

  537. Promise-of-Stem-Cells-for-People-with-MS (.pdf)

    The National MS Society urges Congress to support the Stem Cell Research Enhancement Act of 2007 (H.R. 3 and S. 5) at all levels of the legislative process.

  538. Promoting Emotional and Social Wellness

    This presentation is: Promoting Emotional-Social Wellness for People with MS and Their Families: Challenges for Clinicians.

  539. Prototypical MRI Findings in MS (.pdf)

    MRI findings (images)

  540. Psychosocial Impact of MS Exacerbations

    This presentation is: The Psychosocial Impact of MS Exacerbations.

  541. Publications & Resources for People Living with MS (.pdf)

    A comprehensive "quick reference" including resources for newly diagnosed, families and in Spanish, with information about connections, financial impact, employment, pediatric MS, scholarships and more.

  542. Q&A-The Institutional Clinician Training Award (.pdf)

    Institutional Clinician Training Award - Questions and Answers

  543. Recommended Rides (.pdf)

    This informational flyer describes the fundraising and safety requirements for any Lone Star Chapter events.

  544. Promising MS Research - Recorded Webcast

    Promising MS Research to Repair, Protect and Restore the Nervous System. Moderator Kate Milliken and panelists Dr. Ben Barres, Dr. Jonah Chan, Dr. Timothy Coetzee and Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl. December 5, 2013

  545. Rehab Options for People with Primary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features a discussion with Nicholas LaRocca, PhD, who talks about options for rehabilitation for a person living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  546. Rehabilitation Counseling (video)

    This video features Kurt Johnson, PhD, who discusses how rehabilitation counseling can help a person with multiple sclerosis.

  547. Rehabilitation Professionals

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis: An Overview for Rehabilitation Specialists.

  548. Rehabilitation: Recommendations for Persons with MS (.pdf)

    The Medical Advisory Board of the National MS Society has adopted the following recommendations to provide guidance to physicians, nurses, therapists, insurers, and policy makers, regarding the appropriate use of rehabilitative therapies in MS.

  549. Relapse or Pseudo-Relapse in MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about relapses and pseudo-relapses in multiple sclerosis

  550. Reproductive Issues in Persons with MS (.pdf)

    This clinical bulletin for health professionals explores reproductive issues in people with MS.

  551. Request for Applications on Risk Factors for MS Progression (.pdf)

    This announcement from the National MS Society introduces a 2010 research initiative to develop and pilot test innovative methodology to test risk factors that predict, and correlate with, disease progression in MS.

  552. Request for Proposal for Health Care Delivery And Policy (.pdf)

    Funding Announcement. Health Care Delivery and Policy Research Program - Contract priorities for Fiscal Year 2014

  553. Research Directions in MS: Progress & Strategies (.pdf)

    Explains the Society’s comprehensive research approaches to stopping MS in its tracks, restoring what’s been lost, and ending MS forever. For nonscientists. (last updated December 2011)

  554. Research Programs Advisory Committee (.pdf)

    2013-2014 National MS Society Research Programs Advisory Committee

  555. Research-America MS Fact Sheet (.pdf)

    This fact sheet explores MS, research and hopes for the future.

  556. Research-Taking a Fresh Look at the Immune Attack in MS (Momentum, Summer 2012) (.pdf)

    Researchers funded by the National MS Society are finding new possibilities for stopping MS immune attacks.

  557. Resources for Social Security Disability Insurance Self Advocacy (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) advocate effectively to obtain the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to which they are entitled.

  558. Respiratory Weakness and MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about respiratory weakness and multiple sclerosis.

  559. Review of Regular Medications and Supplements (.pdf)

    A form to help people keep track of their prescription drugs, over-the-counter remedies, herbals, vitamins, or other dietary supplements.

  560. Rigidez muscular o espasticidad

  561. Sample Physician-to-SSA Letter (.pdf)

    This sample letter is designed as a guide to help you draft a personalized medical report documenting physical impairment.

  562. Sample Psychologist-to-SSA Letter (.pdf)

    This sample letter is designed as a guide to help you draft a personalized medical report documenting mental impairment.

  563. Sample Worksheet for Family Self Advocacy (.pdf)

    This worksheet is designed for you to organize your thoughts and actions for effective self advocacy in various life settings. Review the entire worksheet before you begin but respond only to what is relevant to your circumstances.

  564. Self Advocacy for Medical Care and Long Term Care (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people with multiple sclerosis engage in self advocacy to better understand and guide their medical care, and, as necessary, manage their long-term care

  565. Self Advocacy Health Insurance and Medicare Resources (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis better self-advocate for access to health care coverage.

  566. Self Advocacy Medical and LTC Resources (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people with multiple sclerosis engage in self advocacy to better understand and guide their medical care, and, as necessary, manage their long-term care.

  567. Self Advocacy Overview (.pdf)

    This paper explains what self advocacy is, and why it is important for MS patients and their support systems.

  568. Self Advocacy Worksheet (.pdf)

    This worksheet is designed for you to organize your thoughts and actions for the effective self advocacy in various life settings.

  569. Self-Catheterization and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about self-catheterization and multiple sclerosis.

  570. Serving Individuals with MS in Adult Day Programs (.pdf)

    The National Multiple Sclerosis Society developed this document to provide guidance to staff and administrators of adult day programs who are seeking to better meet the needs of their participants living with MS.

  571. Setting New Standards in MS Care and Research (thelancet.com, Oct. 2012) (.pdf)

    In the run up to the 2012 ECTRIMS meeting in Lyon, France, two important new MS initiatives are making progress.

  572. Sex and Intimacy (video)

    This video features a discussion with Rosalind Kalb, PhD, who talks about intimacy and multiple sclerosis.

  573. Sexuality and Intimacy

    This presentation is: Multiple Sclerosis and Intimacy.

  574. Should I Work (.pdf)

    General overview of the employment issues that might concern people newly diagnosed. (last updated January 2012)

  575. SIAC background, validation, and references (.pdf)

    Self-Injection Anxiety Counseling (SIAC) is a six-session program designed to teach people who are unable to self-inject due to anxiety or phobia how to successfully perform self-injections. SIAC was developed and validated by David C. Mohr, Ph.D. and Darcy Cox, Psy.D. at the University of California, San Francisco’s (UCSF) Behavioral Medicine Research Center (BMRC).

  576. Sigue Sonriendo (Keep S’myelin)

    Libro de actividades a color para que los ninos aprendan sobre la esclerosis múltiple. Disponible sólo en la Internet.

  577. Sleep Disorders and MS: The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    Reviews common sleep problems and what can be done about them. (last updated 2014)

  578. So You Have Progressive MS (.pdf)

    A veteran of 11 years writes frankly about life, family, work, dating, and pursuing your dreams when the diagnosis is "progressive" MS. By Sharon M. Brown. (last updated February 2012)

  579. Sobre el Embarazo (video)

    This video features a discussion in Spanish with Dr. Victor Rivera and Dr. Lilyana Amezcua, who discuss pregnancy and multiple sclerosis.

  580. Sobre los Problemas Sexuales que no Mencionan los Médicos (.pdf)

    (Sexual problems not mentioned by doctors) Como la EM puede afectar la sexualidad y que puede hacer al respecto.

  581. Social Security Disability Guidebook for People Living with MS (.pdf)

    If you have MS and are unable to work due to an MS-related disability and/or other conditions, you might be entitled to Social Security Disability Insurance benefits or Supplemental Security Income benefits.

  582. Social Security Disability Resources For Self Advocacy (.pdf)

    This guide is intended to help people with multiple sclerosis (MS) advocate effectively to obtain the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits to which they are entitled.

  583. Society Research Efforts in Progressive MS (.pdf)

    Progressive MS is a focus of the National MS Society’s Strategic Response to MS. MS progression can be slow or it can be fast, but it occurs in many of those who have the disease, even in people successfully treated for relapses.

  584. Society Response to Evaluation (.pdf)

    Learn about the National MS Society's view regarding Philanthropy Advisory Service's philosophy regarding intellectual property.

  585. Society-issued Letter to 60 Minutes (.pdf)

    Society-issued letter to 60 Minutes regarding a misleading broadcast.

  586. Solving Cognitive Problems (.pdf)

    Discusses mental functions most likely to be affected by MS. Self-help and information on cognitive rehabilitation. By Nick LaRocca, PhD, with Martha King. (last updated November 2011)

  587. Someone You Know has MS: A Book for Families (.pdf)

    For children, 5-12. A story about Michael and his family explains MS and explores children’s fears and concerns. Adapted by Martha King from original material by Cyrisse Jaffee, Debra Frankel, Barbara LaRoche, and Patricia Dick. (last updated February 2012)

  588. Spasticity and MS (video)

    This two-part series captures comments from people living with MS and the symptom of spasticity. Also included, perspectives from a neurologist, nurse and physical therapist who discuss: What spasticity is and its prevalence; The impact of spasticity; Can spasticity be “triggered”; Management options; The role of rehabilitation.

  589. Spasticity and MS: Management Strategies (video)

    Featuring: Dr. Stephen Krieger, Dr. Aliza Ben-Zacharia, and Dr. Susan Bennett Topics: What is spatisticy? Medical managment; Role of rehab; Available devices to help manage spasticity;

  590. Special Focus on Rehabilitation

    This it the June 2012 MS Professional Connection, Special Focus on Rehabilitation.

  591. Special Focus on Rehabilitation (MS Professional Connection, June 2012) (.pdf)

    The focus is on rehabilitation and on some exciting new findings related to vestibular rehabilitation, walking and exercise training that reinforce the benefits of rehab for people living with MS.

  592. Speech and Swallowing Problems (.pdf)

    Speech and swallowing problems can be helped with exercise, medications, or technological aids. (last updated March 2009)

  593. Speech Disorders in MS (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Patricia Bednarik, CCC-SLP, MSCS, who the causes and types of speech disorders in multiple sclerosis.

  594. Speedbumps: Flooring It Through Hollywood (book)

    At once laugh-out-loud funny and remarkably down to earth, the popular Oscar-nominated actress muses about movies, men, motherhood and MS in a book that is both Hollywood hilarious and personally moving.

  595. SSA Criteria for Evaluating MS Impairments (.pdf)

    This document is a summary of SSA criteria for evaluating impairments caused by Multiple Sclerosis.

  596. SSA MS Listing and Criteria Reference Sheet (.pdf)

    This reference sheet contains SSA’s listing of impairments for Multiple Sclerosis in easy-to-understand terms.

  597. SSDI Guidebook for Professionals (.pdf)

    If you have patients with multiple sclerosis who have become too disabled to seek or maintain gainful employment, they could be eligible for Social Security disability benefits. This resource book includes a brief summary of the application process, template letters to SSA, a Disability Evaluation Checklist, a Summary of SSA Criteria for Evaluating MS, and a glossary.

  598. Staying Mobile

    Staying Mobile can be accomplished through effective symptom management, the use of mobility aids, automobile adaptations and the use of assistance animals.

  599. Stem Cell Research (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about stem cell research for multiple sclerosis.

  600. Strategic Response to MS (.pdf)

    This brochure outlines the National MS Society's goals as an organization.

  601. Stress (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about stress and MS.

  602. Stress and MS: Relaxation Techniques (video)

    This video features an interview with Fred Foley, PhD, who discusses stress, depression, and anxiety and multiple sclerosis and techniques for dealing with stress.

  603. Stress and MS: What We Know (video)

    This video features an interview with Fred Foley, PhD, who discusses stress and multiple sclerosis.

  604. Stress and Symptoms of MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about multiple-sclerosis related symptoms that may have been caused by stress.

  605. 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)

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

    For individuals who need a helper. Illustrated manual showing range of motion, stretching, and balance exercises for at-home program. By Beth E. Gibson, PT. (last updated February 2012)

  607. Strong at the Broken Places: Voices of Illness, a Chorus of Hope (book)

    Strong at the Broken Places was born of the desire of many to share their stories in the hope that the sick and those who love them will see that they are not alone.

  608. Students with MS and the Academic Setting: A Handbook for School Personnel (.pdf)

    This handbook for school personnel explores the unique challenges and fluctuating needs of students with MS.

  609. Successful Job Interviewing (.pdf)

    A job interview can be tough on anybody. Will MS make it tougher? This article explores the topic of interviewing with MS.

  610. Summary Evaluation Charts (.pdf)

    This document provides an assessment of the National MS Society's operations and research portfolio.

  611. Summary of 2007 Stem Cell summit (.pdf)

    A four-day Stem Cell Research Summit convened by the National MS Society and the MSIF brought together leading stem cell and MS experts from around the world to explore the potential of all types of stem cell research.

  612. Summary of first Milan Conference on Progressive MS February 2013 (.pdf)

    This document summarizes the First Scientific Meeting of the International Progressive MS Collaborative.

  613. Supporting MS-Related Disability Claims to Private Insurers - The Physician’s Role (.pdf)

    This guide was compiled by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society as an aid to health care professionals who are supporting their MS patients through the process of filing claims for private, long-term disability benefits.

  614. Swallowing Difficulties in MS (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features part one of a discussion with Patricia Bednarik, CCC-SLP, who discusses swallowing difficulties for people with multiple sclerosis.

  615. Sylvia Lawry Patient Database (.pdf)

    Since 2001, the Sylvia Lawry Centre for MS Research has been building the world’s largest database of patient information. With this invaluable tool, we hope to enable researchers to plot the way this mysterious disease develops in patients and find effective ways of treating it.

  616. Symptomatic Treatment Trials

    This document outlines Symptomatic Treatment Trials.

  617. Tackling Fatigue (.pdf)

    Upwards of 80% of people with MS experience unusual fatigue, with over half ranking it one of their most troubling symptoms. This article explores ways to combat fatigue.

  618. Talking about Elimination Problems (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your MS patients about elimination problems.

  619. Talking about Progressive Disease (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your MS patients about disease progression.

  620. Talking about Reproductive Issues (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about reproductive issues.

  621. Talking about Sexual Dysfunction (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about MS-related sexual changes and recommended treatment strategies.

  622. Talking about the Role of Rehabilitation (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about rehabilitation and MS.

  623. Talking with Your MS Patients about Palliative Care (.pdf)

    Palliative care is both a philosophy of care and an organized, highly-structured system for delivering care.

  624. Taming Stress (.pdf)

    Simplifying daily life. Instructions on muscle relaxation, deep breathing, visualization, and more. By Frederick Foley, PhD, and Jane Sarnoff. (last updated January 2012)

  625. Tecfidera Appeal Letter & Abstracts (.pdf)

    This document includes a letter of appeal for MS patients who may have been denied coverage, as well as supporting facts and information.

  626. Tests for Diagnosing MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about tests for the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.

  627. The Basic Facts: Preventive Care Recommendations (.pdf)

    This brochure is checklist of basic preventive care recommendations for people with MS.

  628. The Campbell Family-Challenges of Football and MS (Sports Illustrated, Jul. 2002) (.pdf)

    Retired NFL star and 1977 Heisman Trophy winner Earl Campbell and the challenges of football and MS.

  629. The Can Do Multiple Sclerosis Guide to Lifestyle Empowerment (book)

    Incorporating exercise, nutrition, and positive thinking, the Guide to Lifestyle Empowerment shows you how to move the focus from what you can't do by putting it on what you can do to live fully with multiple sclerosis.

  630. The CLIMB Study (video)

    Featuring Dr. Tanuja Chitnis This video provides an overview of the Comprehensive Longitudinal Investigations at the Brigham Women's Hospital. The study follows 2,000 people with MS over a 10 year period.

  631. The Comfort of Home, Multiple Sclerosis Edition: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for Caregivers (book)

    In collaboration with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Meyer’s new book, The Comfort of Home: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide for Multiple Sclerosis Caregivers, reviews caregiving options and discusses the financial and legal decisions you may encounter.

  632. The Emotional Side of Living with Primary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features a discussion with Dorothy Northrop, MSW, ACSW, who talks about the emotions that a person living with primary-progressive multiple sclerosis may have.

  633. The First Year—Multiple Sclerosis: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed (book)

    From the first moment of her diagnosis, author Margaret Blackstone took charge and educated herself on every aspect of her condition. Now, as a "patient-expert," she guides those newly diagnosed step-by-step through their first year with MS. She provides crucial information about the nature of the disease, treatment options, diet, exercise, social concerns, emotional issues, networking with others, and much more.

  634. The Legal Reality - Meredith on the Job (.pdf)

    This is the continuing story of Meredith, a 32-year-old certified public accountant who was recently diagnosed with MS.

  635. The MS Disease-Modifying Medications (.pdf)

    Information on the disease-modifying medications (Aubagio® Avonex®, Betaseron®, Copaxone®, Extavia®, Gilenya®, Novantrone®, PlegridyTM, Rebif®, Tecfidera® and Tysabri®). Includes how each is taken, side effects, benefits, and available help. (last updated September 2014).

  636. The MS Hug (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about the "MS hug" in multiple sclerosis and how to treat it.

  637. The Nursing Perspective (.pdf)

    This book provides an overview of MS and its treatment, with an emphasis on the unique role played by nurses in the treatment process.

  638. The Stress and Mood Management Program for Individuals With Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    This workbook is part of the bestselling Treatments That Work series. The Program described is evidence-based and proven effective and contains user-friendly forms and worksheets.

  639. There Is Room At The Inn: Inns And B&Bs For Wheelers And Slow Walkers (book)

    Many wheelers and slow walkers interested in travel assume that inns and bed and breakfasts will be inconvenient, inaccessible, or unaccommodating. Candy Harrington debunks this myth in There is Room at the Inn: Inns and B&Bs for Wheelers and Slow Walkers. She shows that inns and B&B's can actually be more accessible than many hotels, and than inn staff and management are often personally invested in accommodating their guests.

  640. Timeline of MS Research (.pdf)

    This timeline highlights a selection of major landmarks in research into MS and the launch of programs to propel this research forward.

  641. Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS (DVD)

    Timmy’s Journey to Understanding MS is an animated cartoon that shares a little boy's adventure learning about MS. David Lander is the voice of Captain Kip S’myelin, Timmy’s guide on his journey. The cartoon is an excellent resource to talk with children about MS. Developed for children ages 5-12, but appropriate for all ages.

  642. Ting and I: A Memoir Of Love, Courage, And Devotion (book)

    More than a love story, this wry memoir has reflections on love and marriage, faith, professional ethics, at-home intensive nursing care, medical insurance, finances, and the exceptional character of a brave woman, written by the man who loves her, with tributes from those who admire her.

  643. Tips for Building Modular Ramps and Steps (DVD)

    Tips for Building Modular Ramps and Steps is the companion piece to the MCIL manual, "How to Build Ramps." The video and manual serve as a how to guide on building modular ramps and stairs.

  644. TipSheet: 2010 Revisions to the McDonald Criteria for the Diagnosis of MS (.pdf)

    This document provides the 2010 revised McDonald diagnostic criteria for MS.

  645. To Repair and Protect: The Future of MS Treatments Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a series that discusses repair and protection strategies in multiple sclerosis research.

  646. To Repair and Protect: The Future of MS Treatments Part 2 (video)

    This video features part two of a series that discusses repair and protection strategies in multiple sclerosis research.

  647. To Repair and Protect: The Future of MS Treatments Part 3 (video)

    This video features part three of a series that discusses repair and protection strategies in multiple sclerosis research.

  648. Treatment Options and Research Advances in Progressive MS (video)

    If you have a progressive form of MS, you undoubtedly are awaiting treatment options and research advances. Joining us as we discuss this topic with Dr. Benjamin Segal. Dr. Segal directs the Multiple Sclerosis Center, and is a professor of neurology at the University of Michigan's Holtom-Garrett Neuroimmunology Program.

  649. Tremor The Basic Facts (.pdf)

    A troubling MS symptom described. Coping strategies and research horizons. (last updated 2004)

  650. Trials-Funded-by-National-MS-Society (.pdf)

    Trials funded by the National MS Society as of September 2013.

  651. Triggering Event (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about the triggering event and multiple sclerosis.

  652. Twins and MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about why she got multiple sclerosis but not her twin.

  653. Two New Devices for Foot Drop (.pdf)

    This article explores two new devices that are now on hte market to alleviate foot drop (difficulty lifting the foot).

  654. Tysabri: What You Need To Know A Look At The Infusion Process (video)

    Featuring John Richert, MD Topics include: Touch Program; Infusion centers; Choosing Tysabri

  655. Tysabri: What You Need To Know The Basic Facts (video)

    Featuring John Richert, MD Topics include: History; Tysabri versus other drugs; Safeguards; Balancing risks and benefits

  656. Uncontrollable Laughing and Crying (video)

    This video features a discussion with Sarah Minden, MD, who discusses pseudobulbar affect, or uncontrollable laughing and crying, in people with multiple sclerosis.

  657. Understanding MS Research (video)

    This video features a discussion with Robert Lisak, MD, who talks about research for multiple sclerosis.

  658. Urinary Dysfunction and MS (.pdf)

    Sophisticated explanation of treatments for MS-related urinary problems. Detailed descriptions of diagnostic testing, management strategies, and commonly prescribed drugs. By Nancy J. Holland, RN, EdD, MSCN and Nancy Reitman, RN, MA, MSCN. (last updated February 2013)

  659. Usando los fármacos modificadores de la enfermedad

  660. Use eficientemente sus medicaciones

  661. Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence (video)

    This video features a discussion with Jodie Haselkorn, MD, Christopher Bever, MD, and Gary Herarro, PT, who talk about the Veterans Administration MS Centers of Excellence.

  662. Veterans with Multiple Sclerosis

    The National MS Society is collaborating with the Department of Veteran’s Affairs MS Centers of Excellence to support improved care and support services for veterans with multiple sclerosis and their families.

  663. Vision Problems (.pdf)

    Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2008)

  664. Vitamin D and MS: Implications for Clinical Practice (.pdf)

    This clinical bulletin for health professionals explores how recent studies have changed our understanding of the effects of vitamin D on the body and human health.

  665. 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)

  666. What Are My Chances of Getting MS? (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about her chances of getting multiple sclerosis, given that her mother has the disease.

  667. What are Reasonable Accommodations and How to Get Them (.pdf)

    Disability and working. Federal law governs the "who, what, why, and how" of employing people with disabilities.

  668. What can be done When Research Produces Expensive Therapies (.pdf)

    High Hopes, High Costs. When research produces expensive therapies, what can be done to end injustices in access?

  669. What Causes Depression in MS (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about what causes depression in multiple sclerosis.

  670. What is CCSVI? (.pdf)

    This special report on CCSVI explores how an abnormality in blood drainage from the brain and spinal cord may contribute to nervous system damage in MS.

  671. What Is Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    Symptoms, disease patterns, diagnosis, prognosis, treatment, and research efforts. (last updated August 2014)

  672. What Researchers are Doing for People with MS Now (.pdf)

    This article explores what researchers are doing for people with MS.

  673. What We are Doing About Symptoms that Can Not be Measured Easily (.pdf)

    Pain. Fatigue. Mood alterations. Pins-and-needles sensations. These are common and often disabling effects of MS. Indeed, they are complex symptoms that need to be treated.

  674. What You Need To Know About Aubagio® (video)

    Dr. Jim Bowen and Dr. Lily Jung Henson discuss disease-modifying treatment, Aubagio® (teriflunomide).

  675. What You Need To Know About Tecfidera® (video)

    What is Tecfidera® (dimethyl fumarate), formerly known as BG-12? Clinical trial findings; Potential side effects. Featuring: Bruce Cohen, MD and Gabriel Pardo, MD. Part one of one: 12 minutes

  676. Wheeled Mobility (.pdf)

    This booklet is designed to facilitate conversations with your patients about strategies for remaining functionally mobile with the use wheeled mobility devices.

  677. When a Parent Has MS: A Teenagers Guide (.pdf)

    For older children and teenagers who have a parent with MS. Discusses real issues brought up by real teenagers. By Diane O’Connell with the Programs staff of the National MS Society. (Last updated July 2014)

  678. When Is a Prickle a Pain?

    This article explores the topic of pain as it relates to MS. For some people, MS pain is a passing tingle. For others, tingling is as violent as the aftermath of a bolt of lightning.

  679. When Relapsing-Remitting Becomes Secondary-Progressive MS (video)

    This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about when relapsing-remitting becomes secondary-progressive multiple sclerosis.

  680. When the Diagnosis Is Multiple Sclerosis (book)

    For all people dealing with a personal or family diagnosis now, the author offers help, hope and insights by explaining all the medical perspectives, but also reflecting on her own personal experiences after diagnosis.

  681. White Spots on MRI in MS (video)

    MS Learn Online is the National MS Society's online educational webcast series. This video features Mary Hughes, MD, who answers a viewer's question about white spots on her MRI.

  682. Who? Why? How? - Searching for the Cause of Multiple Sclerosis Part 1 (video)

    This video features part one of a series that discusses research efforts looking into the causes of multiple sclerosis.

  683. Who? Why? How? - Searching for the Cause of Multiple Sclerosis Part 2 (video)

    This video features part two of a series that discusses research efforts looking into the causes of multiple sclerosis.

  684. Who? Why? How? Searching for the Cause of MS Part 1 (video)

    This video provides an in-depth look at the etiology, or the study of causes, of MS.

  685. Who? Why? How? Searching for the Cause of MS Part 2 (video)

    This video provides an in-depth look at the etiology, or the study of causes, of MS.

  686. Why Does Someone Get MS? (video)

    Mary Hughes, MD, answers a viewer's question about why someone gets multiple sclerosis.

  687. Why Quality of Life Matters in MS Research and Care (.pdf)

    This document reviews the importance of assessing an MS patient's quality of life in addition to other signs and symptoms.

  688. Win-Win Approach to Reasonable Accommodations: Enhancing Productivity on Your Job (.pdf)

    A practical guide to obtaining workplace accommodations. By Richard T. Roessler, PhD, and Phillip Rumrill, PhD. (last updated November 2012)

  689. Working For Me: Research in Understanding & Treating Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (video)

    Progression in multiple sclerosis is one of the most frustrating and elusive aspects of the disease. In this video you will hear from scientists, clinicians, and those living with the disease discuss: causes of MS progression, who is more likely to have a progressive course, and what can be done to stop progression.

  690. Working For Me: Research In Understanding and Treating Progressive MS (DVD)

    Progression in multiple sclerosis is one of the most frustrating and elusive aspects of the disease. In this video you will hear from scientists, clinicians, and those living with the disease discuss: causes of MS progression, who is more likely to have a progressive course, and what can be done to stop progression.

  691. Working For Me: Research In Understanding and Treating Progressive MS (video)

    Progression in MS is one of the most frustrating and elusive aspects of the disease. In this video you will hear from scientists, clinicians, and those living with the disease discuss: causes of MS progression, who is more likely to have a progressive course, and what can be done to stop progression.

  692. Xconomy (Oct.. 2012) (.pdf)

    Nonprofit Fundraisers. The new power players in drug R&D are wearing bright T-shirts.

  693. Yoga: For MS and Related Conditions (DVD)

    Who is this tape for? Anyone with limited mobility. This includes people with: Multiple Sclerosis, Mild Arthritis, Chronic Illness or Pain, Post-Polio Syndrome,or Chronic Fatigue. This tape is also for Seniors and anyone with daily stresses as well as people who are overweight or temporarily limited. If aerobics videos are too difficult, but you know that you need to exercise - This is the tape for you!

  694. Your Education Rights as a Student with Multiple Sclerosis (.pdf)

    Every person has a right to strive for his or her education goals despite having a disability. This brochure explains the differences in rights and responsibilities both for students and the schools they attend. By Jan Potter, Pd.D. (last updated 2012)

  1. Manejo De Sus Síntomas: Dolor (.pdf)

    (Managing your symptoms:When MS is painful.) Transcripcion en español de la transmisión educativa en inglés.

  2. Opciones paralelas, complementarias o alternativas para el tratamiento de la esclerosis múltiple: Segunda parte (.pdf)

    Opciones paralelas, complementarias o alternativas para el tratamiento de la esclerosis múltiple: Segunda parte.

  3. Opciones paralelas, complementarias o alternativas para el tratamiento de la esclerosis múltiple: Primera parte (.pdf)

    Opciones paralelas, complementarias o alternativas para el tratamiento de la esclerosis múltiple: Primera parte.

  4. Sigue Sonriendo (Keep S’myelin)

    Libro de actividades a color para que los ninos aprendan sobre la esclerosis múltiple. Disponible sólo en la Internet.

  5. Sobre los Problemas Sexuales que no Mencionan los Médicos (.pdf)

    (Sexual problems not mentioned by doctors) Como la EM puede afectar la sexualidad y que puede hacer al respecto.

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