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About Momentum

The magazine of
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Momentum, the award-winning magazine of the National MS Society, is the largest MS-related publication in the world. The award-winning quarterly magazine includes first-person stories by people living with MS, consumer reports, expert opinion from MS specialists, and reports on current events, MS activism and recent advances in MS research.

The 74-page quarterly is published by The National MS Society, and is now available online and in tablet format for iPad and Android.

About the National MS Society

The National MS Society is a collective of passionate individuals who want to do something about MS now—to move together toward a world free of multiple sclerosis. MS stops people from moving. We exist to make sure it doesn’t.

We help each person address the challenges of living with MS through our 50-state network of chapters. The Society helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education and providing programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.

  • We are moving research forward by relentlessly pursuing prevention, treatment and cure.
  • We are moving to reach out and respond to individuals, families and communities living with multiple sclerosis.
  • We are moving politicians and legislation to champion the needs of people with MS through activism, advocacy and influence.
  • We are moving to mobilize the millions of people who want to do something about MS now.

What is MS?

Multiple sclerosis, an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system, interrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis. The progression, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are moving us closer to a world free of MS.

Subscriptions 

The print edition is free to anyone with MS. Call your chapter to request it or use our chapter finder to locate your nearest chapter. 

Momentum is also free to healthcare professionals who are on chapter referral lists. All others are invited to read it online.

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