Northern Ireland’s Multiple Sclerosis charity

What is MS?

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) attacks the nervous system. It is a physical disease which disrupts communication between the brain and nerves in the body.

Within this section of our website you can find out more about MS and how it can affect your day to day life.

What is MS

What is MS

Multiple Sclerosis is a medical condition that affects the nerves in the body. It is not a question of being "bad with your nerves".

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Symptoms of MS

Symptoms of MS

Find out more about the Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis, how it can effect you and get a better understanding of how you can manage MS.

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Who can help?

Who can help?

Professional staff in the Health and Personal Social Services offer a wide range of services. The GP can advise and refer patients to the appropriate specialist or agency.

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Diet and Exercise

Diet and Exercise

There has been a great deal written about what we should eat and drink. You should eat and drink what suits you and helps you to keep healthy.

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MS and the Family

MS and the Family

Multiple sclerosis affects the whole family. It is something that shocks parents, sisters, brothers, children and friends.

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MS and the Family

Questions & Answers

Here are some frequently asked questions ranging from what is MS and who can help if you or a loved one has been diagnosed.

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John Daly

Action MS Patrons

“When I was a schoolteacher it was always great fun to get out and about with pupils. This usually happened in the summer and the buzz and excitement gave us all a lift. Now as Action MS Patron I find those memories come flooding back when I meet hundreds of children who have taken part in the “Walk for MS” events across the region. - John Daly, Action MS Patron

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Schools Campaign

The Action MS “Walk for MS” is about school communities taking steps to beat multiple sclerosis as well as developing caring attitudes.

Find out more about “Walk for MS”