Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors
Abigail Budd
Abigail Budd
February 5, 2019
While the possible causes of multiple sclerosis aren't fully understood, scientists have some theories about multiple sclerosis risk factors.

Latest Awareness Content

MS Fatigue

Why Multiple Sclerosis Makes You Fatigue

MS fatigue is a difficult symptom to understand and cope with. Find out how to manage MS fatigue and improve your energy level with these tips.
by Abigail Budd on August 21, 2018
What Is MS?

A Guide to Understanding What Multiple Sclerosis Is

What is MS? Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic condition that can affect your brain, spinal cord, and the optic nerves in your eyes.
by Abigail Budd on August 7, 2018
MS and Stress

How to Cope With Daily Stress and Multiple Sclerosis

MS and stress are directly related – stress makes MS symptoms worse, which causes more stress, etc. Try some of these techniques to break the cycle.
by Brenda Vanta on July 24, 2018
African Americans and MS

How Does MS Affect African Americans?

There is so much more to learn about African Americans and MS, and even more to learn about how the role of ethnicity plays in MS risk.
by Erica Wilson on June 20, 2018
Is ms hereditary

Is Multiple Sclerosis Hereditary?

Is MS hereditary? Genetics do play a role, but having a relative with MS doesn't necessarily mean you will develop the condition as well.
by Erica Wilson and Ms. LaWana on May 17, 2018
ms and heat

7 Strategies for Coping With MS Heat Sensitivity

MS and heat can make the late spring and summer months a challenge, but there are seven strategies you can use to help lessen the impact.
by Abigail Budd on April 30, 2018
Parkinson's vs MS

Multiple Sclerosis vs. Parkinson’s: Similarities and Differences

Parkinson's and MS are two conditions that share many of the same symptoms but have very distinct differences.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on April 11, 2018
MS and Vertigo

Are Vertigo and Dizziness Symptoms of MS?

While it often comes and goes, some people who have MS experience vertigo or dizziness frequently. Learn how to manage MS and vertigo.
by Patricia Bratianu on April 4, 2018
Epstein-Barr Virus and MS

Is the Epstein-Barr Virus a Possible Cause of MS?

While the cause of multiple sclerosis is still unknown, research has found a link between Epstein-Barr virus and MS to be a possible trigger for MS.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 27, 2018
MS Research

A Roundup of the Latest MS Research News

The latest MS research suggests that skin cells may be used to treat MS, how sun exposure can reduce your risk for MS, and more.
by Krystina Ostermeyer on March 13, 2018