According to the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, MS is a highly individualized condition, so there’s no one way to determine how (or when) one person’s disease might change. Still, by understanding the principles of progression with MS, you’ll be better equipped to know what to keep an eye out for.
Dr. Yasir N. Jassam, M.D., a neurologist and director of the Multiple Sclerosis & Neuroimmunology Program in Hoag‘s Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute, weighs in on this topic and shares how they determine disability progression.