408 Results for multiple sclerosis

  1. Sex, Love, and Multiple Sclerosis

    ... sclerosis (MS) usually starts between the ages of 20 and 50, when people are in the prime of their lives and planning for the future. But while some patients feel like MS is a strike against them on the relationship

    • PATUREL, AMY M.S., M.P.H.
    • Neurology Now
    • June 01, 2007
  2. Hitting the Mattress with MS

    ...Even before Glenn Scott was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS), he was pounding his mattress in frustration. “I was waking up at 2 a.m. and was lucky if I could sleep until 4 a.m.,” he says. “I was living on four

    • PATUREL, AMY M.S., M.P.H.
    • Neurology Now
    • February 01, 2009
  3. MS Manual: A diagnosis of multiple sclerosis sent Vincent Spoto, 58, into a brief tailspin. Then he rallied and wrote a book to help others stay positive.

    ... of multiple sclerosis (MS).How did you react to your diagnosis? At first I was in denial. I got a second and third opinion. The third doctor said he was 99 percent sure I had relapsing-remitting MS and recommended...

    • Bolster, Mary
    • Neurology Now
    • November 01, 2017
  4. Juggling on the Hill: Stacy Barton is chief of staff to a congressman. She also has multiple sclerosis and a daughter who is autistic. She says doing right by Chabot's constituents keeps her going.

    ... or committee meeting. Diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2005 after years of symptoms, Barton relies on her cane when her energy flags.She first noticed symptoms in 1998. “I felt numbness in weird places, such...

    • Kritz, Fran
    • Neurology Now
    • November 01, 2017
  5. Take Control: Research shows that a concept known as self-efficacy can improve quality of life, boost confidence, and offer hope for people with neurologic conditions. Here's how it works.

    ...When Virginia Cofer was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS) in 2013, she was shaken to her core. “It rocked my world,” says the 54-year-old Chicago resident. “It made me wonder what I would do and who I was now.”NEW

    • Shaw, Gina
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2018
  6. Biology Matters: Women often experience neurologic diseases differently than men. That reality has contributed to sex-specific approaches to diagnosis, treatment, and management.

    ...—Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's disease, and stroke—manifest in women, and how that influences their diagnosis, symptoms, medication, and prognosis.PARKINSON'S...

    • Colino, Stacey
    • Neurology Now
    • July 01, 2017