These nerves control lots of different parts of your body. That’s why you can get MS symptoms in many parts of your body. It’s also why everyone’s MS is different.
Once diagnosed, MS stays with you for life, but treatments and specialists can help you to manage the condition and its symptoms. We're here to help you live well with your MS.
When I was diagnosed with MS, it was hard adapting to sometimes accepting help. I've come to realise accepting help from others doesn't mean we're not strong. MS makes us stronger than we ever thought possible. Barbara is a writer diagnosed with MS in 2012
In this section
What is MS?
Types of MS
Signs and symptoms
MS has many symptoms. It's unlikely you'll experience them all - and not at the same time.
Find out about different types of MS symptoms and ways to manage them.
Treatments and therapies
There are lots of different ways to manage MS. You might find some ways suit you better than others.
These might include drug treatments, diet, exercise and complementary therapies.
Find support near me
From support groups to information events, there's lots of ways to connect with people who understand what life's like with MS.
We’re the MS Society – a community of people living with MS, scientists, campaigners, volunteers and fundraisers. Together, we are strong enough to stop MS.