Information for the Newly Diagnosed with MS

Being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, a disease in which the immune system eats away the protective coating (myelin sheath) of the nerves, does not...

My Taking My Life Back Bucket List

I have been living with Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis Active (PPMS active) for 40 years, since I was 8 years old.  PPMS active is...

Choking and Gastric Issues with MS

That tummy or choking issue just might be your MS.DysphagiaYou may experience difficulty swallowing with MS, especially if you have brainstem involvement. Others can...

Rare Event for PPMS Patients Hosted by Ocrevus Manufacturer

PPMS (Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis) patients rarely find local patient education events geared toward them.  Since the FDA (USA) approved the first treatment effective...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Pruritus (Itching)

Overview: Pruritus (Itching)Similar to other neurological sensations and symptoms with multiple sclerosis such as burning, pain, pins and needles pruritus often comes on suddenly...
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Torso Tightness (aka: “MS Hug”)

Overview:The “MS Hug” or “girdling” as it is often referred to is a feeling of tightness occurring in a person’s chest, waist and/or torso...

Neuron Death and Muscle Wasting or Paralysis with MS

Neuron Death and Muscle Wasting or Paralysis with MSby Erika Lyons RichardsonAbout 20% of Multiple Sclerosis patients remain asymptomatic or become only mildly symptomatic...

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