What is MS? (booklet in English)

Publish date: 
Sep 2016

This booklet is an easy to understand guide to multiple sclerosis (MS). It explains what MS is and how it can affect someone. It looks at possible reasons why people get MS, how it's diagnosed, the different types of MS, how it's treated and ways of managing the symptoms.

The booklet also has details of where you can get more information and support from the MS Society.

You can order the audio CD version of 'What is MS?' below.

You can also download 'What is MS?' in the following languages:

How to order information resources

You can order a free copy of any of our printed booklets, audio CDs and DVDs direct from the MS Society online shop

If you'd like a large print version or a Word file for e-readers, please contact us (see below).

Please also contact us for bulk order requests (MS Society groups and health or social care professionals only) and any other questions.


Telephone 020 8438 0999


Page last updated: 23 Feb 2018
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