At present there is no cure for MS, but management of the disease includes various pharmacological strategies. These include drug treatments to speed up the clinical improvement from relapses, medications that reduce the risk of further relapses (commonly known as disease modifying therapies), and therapies that alleviate and improve various symptoms.
In addition to these drugs, successful management of MS also includes a healthy diet, exercise and rehabilitation.
We also outline some of the complementary or alternative therapies that people with MS may use alongside conventional treatments.
This information should not be relied on to suggest a course of treatment for a particular individual, and it should not be used in place of a visit, call, consultation or the advice or a physician or other qualified healthcare provider. You should contact or see your physician or other qualified healthcare provider promptly if you have any questions or before embarking on a new treatment, diet, or fitness programme.