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Dr. Aaron Boster From The OhioHealth MS Center Explains Progressive multifocal...

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy (PML) is a demyelinating disease of the central nervous system (CNS) characterized by widespread lesions due to infection of oligodendrocytes by...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Anxiety

Anxiety Overview: Anxiety disorders among multiple sclerosis patients are often undetected or overlooked in the treatment of MS.  It has been estimated that up to...

The Information Television Network Program On Multiple Sclerosis And Dr. Zivadinov...

Informational video on MRI's and aspects of multiple sclerosis shown on the Information Television Network.  While a bit dated on therapies it has a...

What is The Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Disease Course

Primary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (PPMS) Disease Course: Primary-progressive multiple sclerosis (PPMS) is a course or some consider it a form of the disease that is...

What is NEDA And Why Is It Important In MS?

NEDA Overview: NEDA or "No Evidence Of Disease Activity" is an emerging goal in relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) treatment and management.  While no cure exists...

What is The Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Disease Course

Secondary Progressive Multiple Sclerosis (SPMS) Disease Course: Secondary Progressive multiple sclerosis (SPMS) follows an initial relapsing-remitting course.  Most people who endure life with relapsing-remitting MS...

Types of Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Overview: Health care professionals have identified several disease courses of multiple sclerosis.  In reality, these variances are not differing forms of the disease but instead...

What is The Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Disease Course

Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis (RRMS) Disease Course: Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) is the most common course of the disease.  It has been estimated that 80-85% of...

Diagnosing Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Diagnosing of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) While there is an accepted protocol for diagnosing of multiple sclerosis there is no single test at this point in...

What Is Multiple Sclerosis?

What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Multiple Sclerosis or MS is considered an autoimmune-mediated disease which results in an abnormal immune system response in an individual's body....

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Disease Modifying Medications

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...

What is a Pseudo Relapse?

Overview: The diagnosis and treatment of MS relapses in clinical practice can be quite difficult due to the manifestations of relapses, such as optic neuritis,...

Understanding the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) Scale

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

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia

Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia Overview: Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia (GPN) consists of recurring attacks of severe pain in the back of the throat, the area near the tonsils, the...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Dystonia

Dystonia Overview: Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder in which sustained muscle contractions cause twisting and repetitive movements or abnormal postures. Dystonia is characterized by long-lasting...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Hypertonia

Hypertonia Overview: Hypertonia is a condition in which there is too much muscle tone so that arms or legs, for example, are stiff and difficult...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Hypotonia

Overview of Hypotonia: Hypotonia, or abnormally low muscle tone, is by itself not a disorder but a symptom of an enormous array of issues—many of...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Foot Drop

Foot Drop Overview: Foot drop, sometimes called drop foot, is a general term for difficulty lifting the front part of the foot. If you have...

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Symptoms: Occipital Neuralgia

Overview: Occipital neuralgia, also known as C2 neuralgia or, rarely, Arnold's neuralgia, is a medical condition characterized by chronic pain in the upper neck, back...