Whether you just received a diagnosis of MS or have been living with it for a long time—this section is filled with information and tips on how to maintain your quality of life in the years ahead. Read about strategies to enhance your health and wellness, maximize your productivity and independence, and deal with emotional, social, and vocational challenges.
There are a lot of resources out there but sometimes they are hard to find and it can be overwhelming. The MS Society is here to help with all of the information and referrals that you will need.
If you or someone close to you has recently been given a diagnosis of MS, you probably have a lot of questions and concerns. Click here for information that is just for you.
People with MS are not the only ones who need to be educated. Professionals including doctors, physican assistants and nurses also need to stay current on research and treatments. Your local chapter is dedicated to educating professionals arming them with the most current education so that they may more effectively treat their patients.
Since its first broadcast in 1999, MS Learn Online, the National MS Society's Internet program, has been a successful way to educate people about multiple sclerosis. Hundreds of people, at times thousands, tune into each live or archived program to learn more about MS from the convenience of their own computers.
Yes—you can be healthy even if you have MS. Here is important information about preventive healthcare and the role of exercise, diet, stress management, and other complementary and alternative strategies in optimizing your general health. You will also find information about sexuality, intimacy, and pregnancy, as well as tips for keeping your life full, active, and satisfying.