Category Archives: Multiple Sclerosis

Caring for a Senior with Multiple Sclerosis

Being a caregiver for any senior may prove to be difficult and incredibly stressful. However, if your elderly loved one suffers from a neurodegenerative disorder such as multiple sclerosis (MS) then the challenges you face on a daily basis may … Continue reading

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Common Myths and Misconceptions about Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune mediated disease that causes your own immune system to attack the myelin sheaths of your axons in your nervous system. Axons propagate electrical signals throughout your body that allow you to move and function … Continue reading

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Living with Multiple Sclerosis (Part 2)

Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is an immune-mediated progressive disease that affects millions of people all around the world. It is a progressive disease that has no cure. Patients who suffer from MS must learn to cope with their illness in … Continue reading

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Living with Multiple Sclerosis (Part 1)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediate disease that affects millions of people around the world. The disease is a progressive, chronic disease that affects the myelin sheaths of your central nervous system. Overtime, the myelin sheath on your neurons will … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Treatment

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can be a devastating disease. Over time, patients with this immune-mediated disease  have progressive symptoms and may become disabled. In the elderly population, it is key to understand treatment options and each patient’s prognosis. This article will … Continue reading

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Early Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a debilitating disease, and it is definitely a diagnosis that will change your life forever. The disease is an immune mediated disorder that primarily attacks your central nervous system. For this reason, it can greatly … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis: Definition, Causes, Types and Symptoms

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated disease that targets a patient’s central nervous system. This disease can vary in severity and type. In total, there are four different types of MS. Anyone at any age can develop the disease; however … Continue reading

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