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Update Your Outlook on Progressive MS

By: Rosalind Kalb, PhD & Patricia Kennedy, RN, CNP, MSCN

The words “progressive MS” can set off alarm bells. No one wants to hear that his or her MS is, or has become, progressive. The term “progressive MS” applies to different aspects of the disease, and it helps to know how it is being used. Approximately 85% of people are initially diagnosed with Relapsing-Remitting MS. At some point in their disease course, typically after 10-15 years, relapses become less frequent or stop occurring completely, the disease progresses more consistently but not necessarily more rapidly, and changes in function become more pronounced.

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Pain: A Common and Complex Symptom

By: Deborah Miller, PhD, LISW

Pain is a common and complex symptom for people living with multiple sclerosis. Creating and maintaining strategies for managing pain is an important component of wellness.

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