Action

Get involved in the MS community.

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Speaking out

People with MS advocate for changes in policies to improve the lives of everyone living with the disease.

Phil Fox cyclist MS

Meet the Bike MS cyclist who broke the world record

Phil Fox: ultra-cyclist, world record holder and Bike MS participant

Sylvia Lawry, founder of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Sylvia Lawry: Tireless crusader

National MS Society founder left no stone unturned in her crusade to find a cure.

Inspiring people

The winners of our 2020 Inspiration Awards went above and beyond.

Josh Jacobson

2020 Inspiration Award winner: Josh Jacobson

Josh Jacobson keeps riding for the cause — and the people.

Deloes Wolfe

2020 Inspiration Award winner: Delores Wolfe

Delores Wolfe writes notes, makes pies and raises funds.

Lisa McRipley

2020 Inspiration Award winner: Lisa McRipley

Lisa McRipley learned an early lesson in empowerment.

Dawnia Baynes

2020 Inspiration Award winner: Dawnia Baynes

Dawnia Baynes sees obstacles as opportunities.

HERT members Peter Oleinick, Bruce Ungar and Alan Iszauk

Bike MS: The Hungarian Ex-Cycled Racing Team

Lifelong friends keep biking to fight MS.

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National MS Society fundraising events go virtual

The pandemic prompted new ways to bike, walk and climb for MS.

Pinpointing pain

You’re not alone. Pain is one of the most common symptoms in multiple sclerosis. New studies are investigating why and how pain occurs as part of MS.

Stand or fall

Momentum interviews Debra Frankel, the Society’s vice president of Programs, Services and Clinical Care, about programs that help people with multiple sclerosis prevent—and recover from—falls.

Existing medication offers new hope

Society seizes opportunities to advance solutions for progressive MS.

Illustration of a figure navigating a map to find MS medications.

The medication map

It’s important to weigh several factors when deciding which disease-modifying medication to take for your MS.

Icons of three types of medications: injection, infusion and oral.

10 disease-modifying treatment options

People with MS have more medication options than ever before. Finding the right one is an individual journey.

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9 ways to have a nutritious holiday

The holidays can be a particularly treacherous time when trying to eat well. Here are tips for making better food choices.

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