7 Tips for Reducing Multiple Sclerosis Pain

If you have been diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, you are not alone. According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, more than 2.3 million people in the world suffer from this condition. Multiple sclerosis is more common among women and individuals between the ages of 20 and 50. Pain is one of the most common side…

10 Multiple Sclerosis Travel Tips

We’ve heard many times from Teva’s Lift MS Facebook community that traveling with multiple sclerosis isn’t always easy. It’s for that reason that we’re focusing this round of the Lift MS Tips and Tricks series on ways to help make traveling a little more manageable. Whether you’re going by air, boat or car, we hope these tips will help…

3 Tips for Exercising with Multiple Sclerosis

Sticking to new years resolutions to get fit are hard enough for the majority of people, but MS can make it an even bigger challenge.  Try these 3 tips for exercising with multiple sclerosis. Raise the Bar Many people with disabilities are a little intimidate by large pieces of exercise equipment, especially when they are…

5 Wellness Tips to Help Control Your Multiple Sclerosis

If you have multiple sclerosis (MS), what triggers your symptoms – numbness, muscle weakness, fatigue, blurry vision or other problems – may be a mystery. Stress can play a role. So can infections. You may always be on the lookout for ways to prevent flare-ups. “Patients with MS often find wellness advice online, but much of it…

10 Things to Know About Multiple Sclerosis in Children

According to WebMD, between 8,000 and 10,000 children under the age of 18 are diagnosed with MS each year, and many more could be living with the condition but have yet to be diagnosed. Here are some more facts to know about multiple sclerosis in children: Often MS is diagnosed in children following the nerve disorder, acute…

Multiple Sclerosis Significantly Associated With Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin D deficiency represents a significant risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS), necessitating the need for greater public outreach and interventions to improve vitamin D levels in the population, according to a case-control study published in Neurology. Investigators performed a prospective nested case-control study using patient data from the Finnish Maternity Cohort, in which approximately 1.8 million serum…

Many Multiple Sclerosis Patients Misdiagnosed

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that attacks the body’s central nervous system, causing pain, numbness, difficulty walking, paralysis, loss of vision, and fatigue. Patients diagnosed with MS face enormous physical, emotional and financial challenges coping with a disease that cannot be cured. Many also discover that they don’t actually have MS. A new…

Multiple sclerosis: Novel immunotherapy reverses paralysis in mice

Researchers may be one step closer to developing new treatments for multiple sclerosis, after discovering a way to tame the erratic immune response that triggers the disease and reverse paralysis in mouse models of the disease. In multiple sclerosis (MS), the immune system mistakingly attacks myelin – the protective coating of nerve fibers – in…

6 Health Risks Linked to Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) brings with it a unique set of challenges, including a higher risk of certain other health issues. Some of these are known complications of MS, while for others, the reasons behind the association with MS remain unclear. In some cases, there are steps you can take to prevent these MS-related health risks. And in…

8 Tips for Entertaining at Home When You Have Multiple Sclerosis

1.Energy-Conserving Party Planning and Hosting Tips Just the idea of entertaining friends and family in your home when you have multiple sclerosis (MS) can be overwhelming. But if you employ some simple energy-conservation strategies, “you really can enjoy the company of your guests, which is what hosting is all about,” says Margaret Weisser, a social worker and manager of…