I felt very cared for and appreciated the amount of time the doctors took to listen to me.CURRENT PATIENT
Patient education is a crucial part of the Brigham MS Center mission. Here you will find information that can help you better understand multiple sclerosis.
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Any viral illness can transiently worsen multiple sclerosis symptoms. Currently, there is no evidence that COVID-19 can trigger a person with MS to have an attack that causes new damage to the nervous system.
A list of persons who should receive the influenza vaccine as recommended by the American Academy of Neurology, along with the Center for Disease Control.
Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease, which means that our immune system is activated to react against our own nervous system.
SIGNS & DIAGNOSIS
Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis follows a pattern in which one develops signs and symptoms of a neurological disturbance in the brain or spinal cord.
The prevalence of MS is highest in North America, northern Europe and southern Australia.
A disease of the central nervous system that typically affects vision and walking by attacking the optic nerves and spinal cord
A list of SUPPORT GROUPS and ON-LINE SUPPORTS available to MS patients and their families.
The National MS Society has brochures, booklets, and books about many aspects of MS. For example, they have booklets directed at children of parents with MS, teenagers who have a parent with MS, and another one about working together as a family.
A list of persons who should receive the influenza vaccine as recommended by the American Academy of Neurology, along with the Center for Disease Control