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How Can Someone Identify New or Worsening MS Symptoms?

MS can cause a broad variety of symptoms. Neurologist Mill Etienne, MD, MPH, lists some of the common ones that should prompt you to see your doctor.
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Why Is It Important for People of Color to Join Clinical Trials for MS?

Doctors need to know more about how MS treatments affect people of color, as well as what barriers to care they may be facing.
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Why Do So Many People With MS Experience Fatigue?

The reasons behind MS fatigue aren’t fully understood, but neurologist Mill Etienne, MD, MPH, explains what could be contributing to it.
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In Terms of Disparities, What Has Changed Over the Past 10 Years in MS Diagnosis and Treatment?

In spite of a better understanding of the prevalence of MS among Black and Hispanic Americans, access to specialist care is still limited.
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Explaining MS Symptoms: It’s All in the Details

MS patient advocate Ricky gets tips from a doctor on how to be as specific as possible when communicating your MS symptoms to your care team.
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Deserving MS Treatment as a Black Man

According to Dr. Mill Etienne, it’s important to put your pride aside and speak up about your experiences with MS — and doing so can actually improve treatment outcomes.
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MS on the Job: How Your Doctor Can Help

While your doctor can help you achieve your goals and maintain your livelihood while managing MS, Ricky shares how he’s also found purpose with the MS community.
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Feeling You Belong During MS Visits

When you walk into your MS checkup, feeling comfortable in your environment can have a huge impact on your health. Dr. Mill Etienne explains why.
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Unmet Needs: An Unfortunate Side Effect of MS on Care Partners

Fear, anger, guilt — there’s a range of real, raw emotions that come with caring for someone who has MS. But you don’t have to go it alone.
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You Don’t Know Me: How MS Symptoms Impact How You’re Perceived

MS symptoms like fatigue, brain fog, and walking issues can be misinterpreted by others and further complicate what life is like for Black people with MS.
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MS Support Groups: Black Representation Matters

Joining a support group, especially one with other people who look like you, can help you feel less alone with MS.
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MS as a Black Person: You’re Not Alone

While MS was long-believed to be a white person’s disease, newer research says it is just as common in Black people.
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When MS Enters Relationships: The Care Partner Perspective

When a loved one is diagnosed with MS, everyone’s lives change in unexpected ways. For the MS care partner, these are choices and, often, sacrifices.
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Why Do People With MS Need to be Careful About Getting a Flu Shot?

People with multiple sclerosis have good reason to get the flu shot every year, because the disease and certain MS treatments can leave them vulnerable to complications, says Purvi S. Parikh, MD, of NYU Langone Health.
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We Tried It: A Cooling Vest for MS

Overheating can temporarily worsen MS symptoms. We asked Chrichelle Fernandez to try out this cooling vest. (Spoiler alert: She loved it!)
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What Can People With MS Teach Us?

The host and attendees of the 2022 Race to Erase MS gala say what they’ve learned from people with MS or what they can teach, as a person who has MS.
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Race to Erase MS 2022

Each year, Race to Erase MS hosts a celebrity-studded gala event to raise funds for MS research. Meet founder Nancy Davis and some of her guests, and learn why finding a cure for MS is close to their hearts.
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MS Tips From the Red Carpet

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My Faith Helps Me Cope

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A Weighted Vest May Improve Balance

A Weighted Vest May Improve Balance
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Born to Roll – When a Wheelchair Means Freedom

Born to Roll – When a Wheelchair Means Freedom
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Where Does MS Begin?

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What Kind of MS Do I Have?

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MRI is Revolutionizing the Treatment of MS

MRI is Revolutionizing the Treatment of MS
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Can a ‘Reboot’ of the Immune System Stop MS?

Multiple sclerosis happens when the immune system goes haywire. By destroying the immune system then ‘reinstalling’ it, researchers are stopping the disease in its tracks.
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What Causes the Mental Exhaustion of MS?

What Causes the Mental Exhaustion of MS?
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MS Can Cause ‘Emotional Blindness’

MS can damage parts of the brain that allow us to recognize emotions in others. It’s a skill we don’t notice, until we lose it.
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