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Multiple Sclerosis

Risk Factors

 
Survey: MS Patients and Doctors Don’t See Eye to Eye

Survey: MS Patients and Doctors Don’t See Eye to Eye

Closing gaps in understanding of causes, treatment, and life with multiple sclerosis could improve communication and outcomes.
What MS Symptoms Really Look Like Inside the Body

What MS Symptoms Really Look Like Inside the Body

How do you explain the invisible symptoms of MS to people who've never experienced them? This 3D model shows MS inside the body.
The Surprising Ways Race Impacts Your MS Risk

The Surprising Ways Race Impacts Your MS Risk

Learn how multiple sclerosis symptoms and diagnoses differ among ethnic groups, and get tips on how to best monitor your MS.
Does Obesity Raise the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

Does Obesity Raise the Risk of Multiple Sclerosis?

Research is finding a connection between being overweight at a young age and increased risk of MS.
Test Your Knowledge About MS Risk Factors

Test Your Knowledge About MS Risk Factors

No one knows the exact cause of multiple sclerosis, but some MS risk factors have been identified. Test your knowledge of the risk factors with this M...
Are You at Higher Risk for Multiple Sclerosis?

Are You at Higher Risk for Multiple Sclerosis?

Most people diagnosed with MS have no known risk factors. But there are a handful of genetic and lifestyle factors that may increase your risk.
When a Second Chronic Condition Complicates Multiple Sclerosis

When a Second Chronic Condition Complicates Multiple Sclerosis

Having MS doesn’t protect you from developing other chronic diseases. See how Bob Noe manages both MS and diabetes.
What Is the Link Between MS and Vitamin D?

What Is the Link Between MS and Vitamin D?

Researchers are finding there appears to be a strong association between vitamin D levels and multiple sclerosis.
5 Things That Do NOT Cause Multiple Sclerosis

5 Things That Do NOT Cause Multiple Sclerosis

Everything from dogs to trauma to heavy metals has been blamed. But no evidence-based research backs up these theories.
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