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Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Nassau Suffolk Neurology > Treating Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is an extremely dangerous disease that can potentially disable your brain and spinal cord. Unfortunately, there is no cure for multiple sclerosis, but there are many different forms of treatment.  However, if you do not treat your multiple sclerosis or the treatment is done improperly, then it can do a lot more and worse damage to your body. If you or a loved one suffer from multiple sclerosis than you should contact our neurologist in Babylon. Nassau Suffolk Neurology wants to ensure that you are as healthy as you can be!


Many symptoms can come from multiple sclerosis. Some of these symptoms consist of: 

  • Numbness/Weakness in limbs on one side of your body
  • Electric-Shock Sensations when there’s movement in your neck
  • Tremor
  • Blurry Vision
  • Prolonged Double Vision
  • Loss of Vision
  • Slurred Speech
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness
  • Pain in different parts of your body

These are some of the many symptoms that can occur if you have multiple sclerosis. If you suffer from any of these symptoms, you should visit our neurologist in Babylon right away!

Risk Factors

There are also a variety of risk factors that come along with multiple sclerosis. Some of these risk factors include:

  • Smoking
    • Smokers are 1.5 more likely to develop Mulitple Sclerosis.
  • Obesity
    • The more obese you are, the more likely you are to get Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Genetics
    • Although it is not a heredity disorder if someone in your immediate family suffers from Multiple Sclerosis than your chances are at a higher risk.
  • Environmental Factors
    • The climate can affect the likeliness of someone getting Multiple Sclerosis.
  • Autoimmune Diseases
    • If you suffer from Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Type 1 Diabetes, Autoimmune Thyroid Disease, Psoriasis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis then your chances of getting Multiple Sclerosis are increased. 
  • Age, Sex, Race
    • Multiple Sclerosis is most common in white women.
  • Other Factors
    • A variety of viruses can increase your chances at Multiple Sclerosis.

These are some of the risk factors for Multiple Sclerosis. As stated previously there is no cure for Multiple Sclerosis, so if you want the best treatment, visit our neurologist in Babylon.

Contact Us 

If you or a loved one is suffering from Multiple Sclerosis, book an appointment with Nassau Suffolk Neurology. Our neurologist in Babylon want to ensure that you are healthy and fully functioning!