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New Treatment for Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

By : Living Well Contributor on 10/09/2013

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Relapsing Remitting Multiple Sclerosis, Montel WilliamsLiving Well with Montel is committed to sharing the latest research and treatments available for MS.  A new treatment for adult patients suffering from relapsing remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) was approved by the FDA in 2012 and is now entering Phase IV Studies to explore its effectiveness, tolerability and overall patient satisfaction.  The treatment is Aubagio® (teriflunomide) 7mg and 14mg once daily pills.  In two separate Phase III clinical studies(1-2), Aubagio® significantly reduced the annualized relapse rate and the time to disability progression at two years versus placebo.  Aubagio® is currently approved to treat relapsing MS in the United States, Australia, Argentina, Chile and South Korea, and is under review by additional regulatory agencies.  The development of Aubagio® represents more than a decade of work by the Sanofi R&D Organization.

Symptoms and Treatments of MS - Part 3 of 3

By : Living Well Contributor on 10/09/2013

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Symptoms of MS, MS Treatment, Montel WilliamsThe final installation of our three-part series wraps up the most common symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and their regularly recommended treatment options. Like most diseases, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can vary from person to person.  The most common symptoms that have been identified are blurred vision, muscle weakness and fatigue.  However, many more symptoms are associated with MS and must be managed by the millions who are affected by them.  

Symptoms and Treatments of MS - Part 2 of 3

By : Living Well Contributor on 10/09/2013

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symptoms of MS, MS treatmentContinuing our three-part series, below you will find our second set of symptoms along with their most commonly recommended treatment options.  Like most diseases, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can vary from person to person.  The most common symptoms that have been identified are blurred vision, muscle weakness and fatigue.  However, many more symptoms are associated with MS and must be managed by the millions who are affected by them.

Symptoms and Treatments of MS - Part I of 3

By : Living Well Contributor on 10/09/2013

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Symptoms of MS, Treatments of MSLike most diseases, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can vary from person to person.  The most common symptoms that have been identified are blurred vision, muscle weakness and fatigue.  However, many more symptoms are associated with MS and must be managed by the millions who are affected by them.  In order to keep you from being overwhelmed, we decided to break this down into a three-part series.  Here is the first set of symptoms along with their most commonly recommended treatment options.

Inspiring Stories of People Living with MS

By : Living Well Contributor on 10/09/2013

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Montel Williams Living with Multiple SclerosisIn March of 2010, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society launched a 10 week journey across America using video to take us inside the lives of people living with MS.  They called the project “We Keep Moving.”  At the helm of this project was filmmaker Jason DaSilva who was diagnosed with MS at the age of 25.  Every week for ten weeks DaSilva and his team, that included a producer and photographer who also live with MS, highlighted new stories of people across the United States that live with MS.  Here are just a few of them:

Symptoms and Statistics of Multiple Sclerosis

By : Living Well Contributor on 9/04/2013

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There are many symptoms associated with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Because the disease varies from person to person, individual symptoms and their severity will also differ. In addition, symptoms can be persistent or they can disappear altogether from time to time. Most patients experience “episodes” or “attacks” intermittently throughout the course of their disease that can sometimes result in permanent impairment.

Theories of Multiple Sclerosis

By : Living Well Contributor on 9/04/2013

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If you are diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) or are awaiting confirmation of a diagnosis, you probably have many questions about what the disease actually is. Lack of knowledge can actually be a source of fear. Learning all you can about MS will help you better understand your treatment options and how to manage your symptoms.

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