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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Disease Modifying Treatments and Therapies

Overview: What are Disease Modifying Therapies? Presently no cure exists for multiple sclerosis and thus it is considered a chronic disease. Disease-modifying medications attempt to alter...

The Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS)

The 10-point Kurtzke Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) is the most widely accepted clinical disability scale of disability in multiple sclerosis. The Expanded Disability Status...

Symptoms Of Multiple Sclerosis

Symptoms an individual may experience with Multiple Sclerosis vary significantly.  It is said, “Everyone’s MS is different” due to which areas of the Central...

Types Of Multiple Sclerosis

Health care professionals have identified several variances of multiple sclerosis.  In reality, these variances are not differing forms of the disease but severity and...

What is Myelin?

Myelin is a fatty white substance that surrounds the axon of some nerve cells, forming an electrically insulating layer. It is essential for the...

What Causes Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is considered an autoimmune disease, however, there are people who are not certain that this is indeed the case.  While the medical...

Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis

Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis: Today Neurologists have the skills and tools necessary to correctly detect MS in nearly all cases of the disease but some remain...

What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is considered an autoimmune disease that results in an abnormal immune system response in an individual’s body. This abnormal response damages...
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