Probiotics May Be Able to Help People with MS

Researchers say certain probiotics can improve the gut bacteria in people with multiple sclerosis. Your gut holds the clues.For many years, experts considered gut microbes vital for one thing. But the past 10 years have shown that the gut does more than digest food. It plays an integral role in the immune system.There are two…

10 Things to Know About Multiple Sclerosis in Children

Although multiple sclerosis (MS) is more likely to be diagnosed in adults between the ages of 20 and 40, children can also develop the autoimmune disease. 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….

Healthy Diet Can Reduce Disabilities Involving Multiple Sclerosis

Researchers studying diets say people with multiple sclerosis can improve their lives by eating well, exercising, and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Choosing a healthy lifestyle may lead to fewer disabilities with multiple sclerosis (MS).That’s the conclusion of a recently published study in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology.Almost 7,000 people living with MS participated…

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…

What can be expected with end-stage multiple sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease of the nervous system. It can cause a wide variety of symptoms, which may continue or worsen as the disease progresses. The most common symptoms include fatigue, walking difficulties, bowel and bladder disturbances, vision problems, changes in brain function, changes in sexual function, pain and depression or mood swings. With diseases such as…

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…