What is MS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a neurological condition which affects around 100,000 people in the UK.

Most people are diagnosed between the ages of 20-40, but it can affect younger and older people too.

Roughly three times as many women have MS as men.

About MS

Around 100,000 people in the UK have MS.

It's normally diagnosed in people between the ages of 20 and 40.

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Signs and symptoms

MS is complex, and has many symptoms. Most people won't experience them all, certainly not at the same time.

Symptoms might include fatigue, vision problems and difficulties with walking, but MS is different for everyone.

Find out more about the symptoms of MS

Treatments

There are lots of options for treating and managing MS.

They include drug treatments, exercise and physiotherapy, diet and alternative therapies.

Find out more about treatments and therapies

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