Multiple Sclerosis Topic Guide

Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis:

Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be thought of as an inflammatory process involving different areas of the central nervous system (CNS) at various points in time. Early symptoms of MS include

  • visual changes,
  • difficulty maintaining balance,
  • vertigo,
  • painful muscle spasms,
  • constipation, or
  • urinary retention.

Treatment options for MS symptoms include medications and therapy. Life expectancy of a person with MS is discussed.

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