Tag: Multiple Sclerosis

Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

 by Aaron Kase Stress is an inevitable part of modern life, but too much of it can be devastating to your health. Ample research has shown that stress plays a major role in multiple sclerosis, a neurodegenerative disease in which the brain’s communication with the body is blocked, causing symptoms like fatigue, numbness, dizziness and … Continue reading Is Multiple Sclerosis Caused By Emotional Stress?

How Is Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosed?

How Is Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosed?

A Complex Task Using Symptoms, Neurological Exam, and Imaging Tests. By Julie Stachowiak, PhD Diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS) is complex and challenging, mostly because MS symptoms are unique to each individual, and they can mimic those of a number of other diseases. In addition, there is no single blood test or imaging test for diagnosing … Continue reading How Is Multiple Sclerosis Diagnosed?

Can MS Be Diagnosed After One Attack?

Can MS Be Diagnosed After One Attack?

You no longer need to wait for a second “confirmatory” relapse By Julie Stachowiak, PhD There is a test that can determine if you have MS after one attack…kind of. Diagnosing multiple sclerosis (MS) is a difficult and often lengthy process. The widespread availability of MRI equipment, however, has resulted in diagnosis becoming much more … Continue reading Can MS Be Diagnosed After One Attack?