Multiple sclerosis is an often mysterious and frustrating disease—affecting 2.5 million people around the world, including 400,000 Americans. During MS, a patient’s immune system attacks the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers—which can lead to problems with vision, balance, and muscle control.
Every MS patient has an unique pattern of nerve damage, but about 85% fall into the category of “Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis,” with the first signs of the disease appearing when patients are in their 20s. Eventually, many people with relapsing-remitting MS will move on to a secondary progressive phase of MS.
Although there is no cure for MS, many effective medications exist to help you manage the disease. We offer access to MS treatments such as disease modifying agents, along with a comprehensive approach to MS care (including lifestyle modifications, diet, and various types of therapies).
To make an appointment to discuss these options further with Dr. Hashwani, please call 281-313-0337.