5 things an MS nurse can tell you about the condition

This year is the 25th anniversary of multiple sclerosis (MS) nursing in the UK. We’ve made huge strides in this time, and we now have over 240 specialist nurses providing flexible, proactive care and support to the 100,000 people living with MS. However, that’s still not enough. Too many people are still having to manage…

How multiple sclerosis affects pregnancy

Worldwide, MS may affect more than 2 million people.  (iStock) People who deal with the debilitating effects of multiple sclerosis are strong and courageous. While some show few symptoms and can live a normal life, others deal with more severe effects like paralysis and impaired speech. Since women between ages 20–50 are the most likely to get…

7 Tips for Dealing With MS-Related Urinary Problems

Multiple sclerosis is a disease that disrupts the nerve signals from the brain to various parts of the body. For some MS patients, this could mean signals to the bladder muscles are compromised leading to urinary problems such as urgency, needing the bathroom throughout the night, and incontinence. There are ways to help MS patients manage…

Discovery paves way for multiple sclerosis treatments

A major discovery has been made towards finding the cause of multiple sclerosis and potentially paves the way for new treatments. Trish Deykin: Had to give up her job due to MS. Picture: PA Scientists have found a cellular mechanism which may cause the disease and a potential hallmark which could be a target for…

Top 10 Tips for Managing Daily Life With MS

1 / 11   Living a Fuller Life With MS Multiple sclerosis is often unpredictable for the more than 400,000 people in the United States who live with the condition. Because symptoms can vary from day to day (you may be feeling too fatigued to even walk out of the house one day, but completely fine the next), living…