Celebrities with Multiple Sclerosis

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

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Montel Williams

The talk-show host experienced intermittent MS symptoms, such as tingling in his feet and loss of balance, for years before being officially diagnosed in 1999. Later that year, he told People that the stress of the disease caused him to almost take his own life.

Williams fought back, however, with a rigorous workout schedule and medication injections to slow the disease’s progression. In recent years, he has attributed his good health to juicing, green smoothies, and lots of fruit and vegetables. His charity, the Montel Williams MS Fund, has raised more than $1.5 million for research toward a cure.

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