Rhonda Voskuhl From UCLA School of Medicine: Taking Lessons of Pregnancy to Help MS Patients

It has long been documented that women with multiple sclerosis see a decrease in their symptoms during pregnancy. How that information can be used to help patients when they are not pregnant has yet to be determined.

It has long been documented that women with multiple sclerosis see a decrease in their symptoms during pregnancy. How that information can be used to help patients when they are not pregnant has yet to be determined.

Rhonda Voskuhl, MD, from the UCLA School of Medicine discussed work being done in this field and what it can mean for patient care during the recent ACTRIMS conference in New Orleans. Voskuhl's study is one of several looking at the role of estrogen to reduce symptoms in the safest way for patients to be treated.