MS is one of the most common diseases of the central nervous system that can affect the brain, spinal cord and optic nerves. For more information on 'what is MS' please, click here

There are a number of treatments available to manage and relieve specific symptoms, help reduce relapses, slow the progression MS as well as therapies that can improve a person's ability to function and to take part in their day-to-day activities. Medications might also be prescribed to manage acute symptoms such as pain, spasticity, fatigue, and bladder difficulties. There are more options being developed now and in the future.

There are also many important lifestyle tips that some people have utilised to limit the impact of MS on their lives. Ultimately, each case of MS is different and treating and managing MS symptoms really comes down to an individual, their families, carers and loved ones finding the mix that best suits them.

 

CHOOSING THE RIGHT TREATMENTS 

  • You can make healthy choices for living well with MS - visit our online resource centre to download our resources on diet, lifestyle, exercise, MS and parenting, complementary and alternative therapies.
  • Read about stem cell treatments
  • Read current and reliable information about the range of medications currently available in Australia 

 

SEEK PROFESSIONAL ADVICE 

If you've recently been diagnosed with MS or if you are looking at changing how you manage your MS, please speak to your neurologist or GP for advice about what medical treatments and self-management strategies might be most suitable for you.

 

SUPPORT FOR YOU - OUR SERVICES

Every person's experience of living with MS is different. To see the wide range of support and services offered by MS Queensland across the State please click here.

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT MS TREATMENT

To find out more information about which MS treatments may be right for you, call our InfoLine on 1800 177 591.