Selected from the recently published textbook, Multiple Sclerosis for the Non-Neurologist, this chapter on Epidemiology discusses genetic and environmental risk factors, both infectious and noninfectious, that are associated with MS development.Read More
The aim of this study was to examine the relationships among multiple sclerosis (MS)Yrelated symptoms, sleep hygiene behaviors, and sleep quality in adults with MS who self-report fatigue.Read More
The aim of this study was to further investigate the prevalence of traumatic stress and PTSD related to the diagnosis in a larger sample of persons with MS.Read More
Sexual function is often disregarded and frequently underdiagnosed in individuals living with MS. Studies show that the proportion of sexual dysfunction in MS is greater than that in other neurological diseases and almost 5 times greater than the general population.Read More
The physical, cognitive and emotional symptoms of MS can often have detrimental effects on a person’s ability to perform their job functions and maintain employment. This article emphasizes the need for comprehensive symptom management to help patients maintain employment for long as they are able.Read More
MS affects women of childbearing age. This chapter from Neurology Evidence examines the first large-scale prospective study that aimed to assess the effect of pregnancy and the postpartum state, along with breast-feeding and epidural analgesia, on the course of MS.Read More
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