Roz Kalb , Psychologist , Gabriel Pardo , Neurologist & Marie Moore , Nurse Practitioner
9 Nov 2023 | ~55:44 Engagement Time
Have you ever wondered why your MS seems to worsen even though you’ve had no new lesions on your MRI and no recent relapses? This type of disability progression has begun to be described by MS experts as ‘Smoldering MS’. Smoldering MS refers to an underlying disease process that begins with the onset of MS and causes slow loss of neurons and axons even while episodes of acute inflammation causing individual relapses are being managed. In other words, the MS is simmering on low even while the disease is less active.