Disease-modifying medications help to slow down the course of MS.

MS neurologists agree that people with MS benefit from early treatment with disease-modifying therapies (DMTs). Even if your symptoms have disappeared, MS can cause damage in the central nervous system that is not reversible. Disease-modifying therapies can reduce the frequency and number of relapses, and in some cases, reduce the number and volume of brain lesions. Plus, disease-modifying therapies can slow down the progression of disability.These therapies can be given in a variety of different ways. Some are taken by mouth, some are given as an injection, and others are given as an infusion.

Find out about the disease-modifying therapies available and speak to your neurologist to find out if disease-modifying therapies are appropriate for you.