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Women between the ages of 40 and 70 are at higher risk of developing MS. It is also more prevalent in Caucasian people of northern European origin, especially of Scottish descent. Geography and family history also play a role in MS risk.

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Like many people when first diagnosed with MS, I asked the question, “Will my children get MS?” I was told no. That was the late 80s, however, when there was a general belief that MS is not genetic or hereditary. There have been exciting breakthroughs since then. The International MS Genetics Consortium (IMSGC) was formed in 2003…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Mortality and MS I'm so sorry to hear of your son's death.  Yes, it is true that MS can be the cause of some…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on MS in Men and Women: The Role of… Hi Natalie,   Thanks for stopping by and for blogging the subject. …

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on MS in Men and Women: Does Gender Matter? Thanks Vicki,   I also notice that if I'm practicing good sleep hygiene,…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered Can Weight Training with MS cause an… Hi Denna,   My thoughts are that weight training would not cause an…

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