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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. (last updated May 2020)

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

      MS fatigue can be reduced with treatments and self-management strategies. (Published by Paralyzed Veterans of America, last updated 2019)

    3. Gait or Walking Problems (.pdf)

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

    4. Managing Cognitive Problems in MS (.pdf)

      Discusses mental functions most likely to be affected by MS. Self-help and information on cognitive rehabilitation. (Updated February 2019)

    5. Vision Problems (.pdf)

      Current therapy for MS-related eye disorders. Discusses low-vision aids. (last updated November 2015)

    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. Teleconference Series: Pillow Talk: MS & Intimacy

      This teleconference features speaker Frederick Foley, director of neuropsychology and psychosocial research at the MS Center at Holy Name Hospital in Teaneck, NJ, discussing the epidemiology of sexual issues in MS and treatment methods available for enhancing intimacy for persons and couples living with MS.

      (recorded: 8 Dec 2010; time/size: 52m56s/14.5MB)

    13. Teleconference Series: MS and the Urinary Tract

      This teleconference covers the impact of MS on the neurology of the urinary tract and the management of these symptoms.

      (recorded: 10 May 2010; time/size: 1h11m22s/18.1MB)

    14. Teleconference Series: Cognitive Changes in MS

      This teleconference covers the role of cognition in people living with MS, how cognition can be affected by MS, and how these symptoms can impact treatment.

      (recorded: 12 Apr 2010; time/size: 1h17m10s/19.4MB)

    15. Teleconference Series: Spasticity and MS

      This teleconference covers the evaluation and treatments available for people living with MS who are symptomatic with muscle spasm and cramps.

      (recorde: 9 Feb 2009; time/size: 1h17m27s/19.4MB)

    16. 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.

    17. Shift in Doctor : Patient Relationship (video)

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

    18. Depression In MS

    19. 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.

    20. 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.

    21. Cambios Anímicos en Personas con Esclerosis Múltiple

      Si bien los profesionales clínicos notaron los cambios anímicos asociados a la esclerosis múltiple desde el siglo XIX no les dieron el mismo nivel de atención a los síntomas anímicos que a los síntomas físicos, sino hasta hace poco.

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