6 December 2021
For many people with multiple sclerosis, relapses are a big part of the condition. In this episode we discuss what relapses are, how to recognise if you're having a relapse and how to deal with them. We hear from MS Nurse Miranda Olding about what causes a relapse and how they are treated, and then we chat with Simon from our MS Trust Enquiry Line about some of the most common questions we get around relapses.
- Information from the MS Trust about managing relapses
- Ask the Expert - YouTube video of Miranda Olding explaining relapses in MS
- Am I having a relapse? - YouTube video from the MS Trust
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