Treatments and therapies
There are lots of different ways to manage MS.
This might include drug treatments for individual symptoms or relapses, diet, exercise and complementary and alternative therapies.
Disease modifying therapies (DMTs) aren't a cure for MS, but they can reduce how many relapses you get and how bad they are. They can also slow down the damage caused by MS that builds up over time.
Unfortunately the DMTs available now don't help people whose MS doesn't have relapses. But clinical trials are now testing drugs for people who have progressive MS without relapses.
It can be frustrating if treatments aren't suitable for you or don't work as well as you like. Lots of people with MS find it useful to actively manage their health.
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Depending on what symptoms you have, there are different ways to manage their impact on your life.