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  1. Managing Relapses : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Treating-MS/Managing-Relapses An exacerbation of MS (also known as a relapse, attack or flare-up) causes new symptoms or the worsening of old symptoms. It can be very mild, or severe ...
  2. Relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Types-of-MS/Relapsing-remitting-MS These attacks – also called relapses or exacerbations – are followed by periods of partial or complete recovery (remissions). During remissions, all symptoms ...
  3. Progressive-relapsing MS (PRMS) : National Multiple Sclerosis ...

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Types-of-MS/Progressive-relapsing-MS COURSE ELIMINATED: Progressive-relapsing (PRMS) — individuals who were previously diagnosed with progressive-relapsing MS would now be considered ...
  4. Relapse Management : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/For-Professionals/Clinical-Care/Managing-MS/Relapse-Management New or significantly worsening neurological deficit (consistent with MS, lasts >24 hours, separated by >30 days from onset of last relapse, is not related to ...
  5. Medications : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Treating-MS/Medications Medications are used in multiple sclerosis (MS) to modify the disease course, treat relapses — also called attacks or exacerbations — and manage symptoms.
  6. Types of MS : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Types-of-MS ... that are similar to those seen in MS, the person has a high likelihood of a second episode of neurologic symptoms and diagnosis of relapsing-remitting MS .
  7. Secondary progressive MS (SPMS) : National Multiple Sclerosis ...

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Types-of-MS/Secondary-progressive-MS SPMS follows an initial relapsing-remitting course. Most people who are diagnosed with RRMS will eventually transition to a secondary progressive course in ...
  8. RECOGNIZING MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS RELAPSES

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/NationalMSSociety/media/Wisconsin/Programs/Teleconference%20Series/Handouts%20for%20the%20calls/Recognizing-Relapses-November-11-2013.pdf WHAT IS A RELAPSE? • NEW ONSET OF NEUROLOGICAL SYMPTOMS. OR RAPID WORSENING OF PREVIOUSLY. EXPERIENCED NEUROLOGICAL ...
  9. Primary progressive MS (PPMS) : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/What-is-MS/Types-of-MS/Primary-progressive-MS PPMS is characterized by worsening neurologic function (accumulation of disability) from the onset of symptoms, without early relapses or remissions.
  10. Plasmapheresis : National Multiple Sclerosis Society

    http://www.nationalmssociety.org/Treating-MS/Managing-Relapses/Plasmapheresis In people with relapsing forms of MS, the guidelines suggest it may be effective as a secondary therapy for exacerbations that have not responded to treatment ...