Celebrities with Multiple Sclerosis

Here are 10 famous people with multiple sclerosis and the symptoms that led to their diagnosis.

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Donna Fargo

One of the hottest country western stars of the 1970s, Donna Fargo was sidelined by strange symptoms—numbness in her left side, severe back pain, and tightening in her leg muscles—after her initial rise to fame. When she was finally diagnosed with MS in 1978, doctors were just beginning to understand the disease.

The most common treatment at the time was rest, and so Fargo gradually learned to "take things easier physically and not get involved in more than I can do easily," she told People that year. She continued writing and performing, however, releasing her most recent single in 2008.

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