Newly multiple sclerosis diagnosis:
Newly multiple sclerosis diagnosis can be frightening and overwhelming, and while you may feel very much alone, you are not.Multiple sclerosis is the most common neurological disease in young adults, usually striking between 20 and 40 years of age. Approximately 400,000 people in the United States and 2.3 million people worldwide have MS — and there’s one new U.S. Diagnosed With M.S every hour, according to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The positive news: MS symptoms can usually be managed successfully.
“Having MS today is much different from what it was in the past because we now have a number of new and promising treatments that do a good job at controlling symptoms,” says William Sheremata, MD, professor emeritus of clinical neurology at the University of Miami’s Miller School of Medicine in Florida.