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    1. Managing Spasticity (.pdf)

      Managing this common, sometimes disabling, MS symptom — roles of self-help, medications, physical therapists, nurses, and physicians.

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

      MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-management strategies. (Published by Paralyzed Veterans of America)

    3. Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

      Walking problems and how they can be addressed.

    4. Managing Cognitive Problems in MS (.pdf)

      Discusses mental functions most likely to be affected by MS. Self-help and information on cognitive rehabilitation.

    5. Vision Problems (.pdf)

      Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids.

    6. 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.

    7. Managing Symptoms: Numbness (Video)

      This video features a discussion with Stephen Krieger, MD, who talks about numbness and multiple sclerosis.

    8. 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.

    9. 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.

    10. 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.

    11. Symptomatic Treatment Trials

      This document outlines Symptomatic Treatment Trials.

    12. Cognition

      Information about cognitive changes in people with MS and link to brain games.

    13. "Bowel and Bladder Issues in MS" (Teleconference recording)

      This is a teleconference recording that aired on April 3, 2014. During this teleconference: Participants will be aware of normal bowel and bladder function without MS; participants will learn what dysfunction can occur related to MS; participants will be able to explore these issues with their health care provider for solutions that will lessen the impact on their overall quality of life.

    14. MS & Stress (Teleconference Recording)

      Recorded Aug 7, 2014. This teleconference will help you learn how to recognize the signs of stress, new strategies to help reduce stress, distinguish between stress and depression, and understand how high levels of stress may impact MS.

    15. 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.

    16. Shift in Doctor : Patient Relationship (video)

      Supplement to 2013 North American Education Program- Making Treatment and Lifestyle Decisions: Thinking About Benefits and Risks

    17. Depression In MS

    18. Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT) in MS (video)

      Neuro-opthalmologist Tariq Bhatti, MD, at Duke University Eye Center, discusses the use of optical coherence tomography (OCT) in evaluating multiple sclerosis (MS) progression and the effects of treatments. Learn more at http://www.nationalMSsociety.org/vision.

    19. Cooling Equipment Information & National Vendor List (.pdf)

      Many companies have designed cooling garments & other types of equipment to help you stay cool, including vests, wrist/ankle/neck wraps, hats/caps and misters. Consider the following to select the appropriate cooling equipment for your individual needs.

    20. Cambios anímicos en personas con esclerosis múltiple

      Si bien los profesionales clínicos empezaron a notar cambios anímicos asociados a la esclerosis múltiple en el siglo XIX, recién empezaron hace poco a prestarles el mismo nivel de atención a los síntomas anímicos que a los síntomas físicos.

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