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  1. Chapters : National Multiple Sclerosis Society The MS Society has always been committed to meeting people where they are. That’s why you’ll find chapters, events, community members, programs and more in areas throughout the United States.
  2. Medications : National Multiple Sclerosis Society Medications are used in multiple sclerosis (MS) to modify the disease course, treat relapses — also called attacks or exacerbations — and manage symptoms.Along with the other essential components of comprehensive MS care, these medications help people manage their MS and enhance their comfort and quality of life.
  3. Brochures : National Multiple Sclerosis Society The Multiple Sclerosis Society provides free resources for people living with MS and others. Many of these resources are also listed in our Catalog of Informational Resources. For printed copies of any of our materials, contact an MS Navigator at 1-800-344-4867.
  4. Mavenclad : National Multiple Sclerosis Society Mavenclad® is a compound that targets certain types of white blood cells (lymphocytes) that drive the immune attack in MS. It temporarily reduces the number of both T and B lymphocytes without continuous suppression of the immune system.
  5. Fatigue : National Multiple Sclerosis Society Fatigue is one of the most common symptoms of MS, occurring in about 80 percent of people. It can significantly interfere with a person's ability to function at home and work, and is one of the primary causes of early departure from the workforce.
  6. Join a Local Support Group : National Multiple Sclerosis ... Relationships with pharmaceutical, medical device, research or other companies are managed through local staff of the National MS Society. Representatives are not to directly contact and support self-help groups.
  7. Numbness or Tingling : National Multiple Sclerosis Society Numbness of the face, body, or extremities (arms and legs) is often the first symptom experienced by those eventually diagnosed as having MS.
  8. Walking (Gait) Difficulties : National Multiple Sclerosis ... Most gait problems can be helped to some extent by physical therapy, stretching exercises, the use of appropriate assistive devices and, in some cases, medications for spasticity, fatigue, and walking speed (e.g., Ampyra). Your physical therapist may suggest exercises or gait training such as vestibular exercises — designed to induce brief periods of loss of balance.
  9. Ohio Buckeye : National Multiple Sclerosis Society The Ohio Buckeye Chapter works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS in 64 Ohio counties and raise funds for critical MS research. Join the movement toward a world free of MS.
  10. Relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) : National Multiple ... Relapsing-remitting MS is defined by inflammatory attacks on myelin (the layers of insulating membranes surrounding nerve fibers in the central nervous system (CNS)), as well as the nerve fibers themselves.