It was surprising for many of us when a well-known actress recently revealed she’s been dealing with multiple sclerosis (MS) for 15 years. Jamie Lynn Sigler said in interviews she was symptom-free for a long time, and now takes medication to keep her symptoms stable.
Dr. Benjamin Segal, Holtom-Garrett Professor of Neurology and director of the U-M Multiple Sclerosis Center, explains that MS treatment has grown by leaps and bounds in the past 20 years.
“I myself have many patients who are high-functioning, successful contributors to society, from CEOs and professors to doctors and lawyers. Many of these individuals have no signs of MS that are apparent to co-workers or acquaintance,” Segal wrote.
Read the full blog: http://uofmhealthblogs.org/neurohealth/a-revolution-in-ms-treatment/27090/