An Overview of Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Including MS Facts, Treatments, and Symptoms
Written by: Susan Wells Courtney
Reviewed by: Jack Burks, MD
Edited by: Peter Damiri and Andrea Griffin
Table of Contents
- The MS Process
- Who Gets MS?
- Types of MS
- Possible Causes of MS
- Diagnosing MS and Evaluating Disease Activity
- Relapse Management
- The Importance of Long-Term Treatment
- The FDA-Approved Long-Term Treatments for MS
- Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms
- How MSAA Can Help
- Wellness Tips
Funds for the printing of this publication have been generously provided through grants from Sandoz and Teva
MSAA strives to provide useful, up-to-date information on matters of concern to MS patients and their families. This material is intended for general informational purposes only, and it does not constitute medical advice. You should not use the information presented as a means of diagnosis or for determining treatment. For diagnosis and treatment options, you are urged to consult your physician.
Those affiliated with this booklet and MSAA cannot be held responsible for any unintentional errors in the writing of this booklet, or changes in information that may occur, possibly affecting certain details of an explanation, assumption, or treatment.