The words “You have multiple sclerosis” can be very frightening. There is no cure, symptoms are potentially debilitating, and there is no way to prevent it. While a diagnosis often requires ongoing lifestyle adjustments, with the proper treatment it is possible to have a fulfilling life. Understanding the condition and treatment options are the first steps to advocating for yourself or your loved ones living with MS.
In MS Made Simple, Dr. Mitzi J. Williams, a neurologist and MS specialist, shares her expert knowledge of the disease. She explains basic concepts including what MS does to the body, how it’s diagnosed, and what to expect over the course of the disease. She also covers topics including MS in African Americans, the importance of research participation, and the need for collaboration with your healthcare team to continue the work toward seeing a world free of MS.