Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Symptoms: 

The symptoms include:

  • Fatigue
  • Numbness or Tingling
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Blurred or double vision
  • Thinking problems
  • Clumsiness or a lack of coordination
  • Loss of balance
  • Weakness in an arm or leg
  • Speech problems
  • Sexual trouble
Tests to diagnose: 

The tests include:

  • Spinal Tap (Lumbar Puncture)
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Blood test
Treatment: 

A number of drugs have been shown to slow the progression of MS in some people. These are called the disease-modifying drugs. They include:

  • Aubagio (teriflumonide)
  • Avonex (interferon beta-1a)
  • Betaseron (interferon beta-1b)
  • Copaxone (glatiramer acetate)
  • Gilenya (fingolimod)
  • Novantrone (mitoxantrone)
  • Plegridy (peginterferon beta-1a)
  • Rebif (interferon beta-1a)
  • Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate)
  • Tysabri (natalizumab)

For more details visit the following website

http://www.mssocietyindia.org/

http://www.msif.org/