Plus-size model Madeline Jones wondered how she could tell other women to "love yourself, love your body" when multiple sclerosis caused her body to attack itself.
Along with disease-modifying medications that reduce the inflammation and damage caused by MS, lifestyle changes like eating a balanced diet and consistent physical activity, as well as alternative treatments, can help ease symptoms.
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Photographer Lisa Cohen doesn't let the challenges of MS stop her from pursuing her passion and empowering others.
Montel Williams has been living with MS for nearly 20 years now. He speaks to Yahoo Lifestyle about his decision to "not just live with this" but somehow thrive.