Multiple Sclerosis and Healthy Living

Healthy living with multiple sclerosis involves exercise, consuming a healthy diet, and managing stress. Patients with another condition in addition to multiple sclerosis should consult with a health care professional about creating a treatment plan to address all health concerns. Women with multiple sclerosis can safely become pregnant, give birth, and breastfeed.

Fast Facts:

  • Multiple sclerosis is a disease in which the immune system causes damage to the protective sheath surrounding the nerves.
  • Symptoms of multiple sclerosis vary depending on the nerves that are damaged.
  • Severe cases of multiple sclerosis may cause a patient to lose their ability to walk or speak.