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About MS

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable disease of the central nervous system. Currently there is no cure. Symptoms vary from person to person and may include disabling fatigue, mobility challenges, cognitive changes, and vision issues. An estimated 1 million people live with MS in the United States. Early diagnosis and treatment are critical to minimize disability. Significant progress is being made to achieve a world free of MS.

Making a Difference

Every dollar you raise through your streaming helps fulfill the National MS Society mission to cure MS while empowering people affected by MS to live their best lives. The Society is the largest private funder of MS research in the world, investing more than $1 billion to date.

MS Navigator Program

The MS Navigator Program connects more than 180,000 people each year to lasting solutions to help them overcome the challenges of living with MS.

More than 500,000 dedicated and passionate volunteers help propel our mission.


Every day, people do whatever it takes to move their lives forward despite MS. Together, we will change the world for people with MS.

What is MS?

Interested in learning more about multiple sclerosis? This video can help.


MS Research

MS activists have helped secure $45 million in MS Research funding for the MS Research Program through the Department of Defense since 2009.

With more than 6 million visitors per year, our website nationalMSsociety
, provides the most comprehensive MS information in the world, and is where people affected by MS go most often to get the best information about MS.


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