Friday, July 03, 2015

What is MS?

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Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects the body's central nervous system. Multiple sclerosis destroys the layer of insulation around nerve cells, leaving hard scar tissue known as plaque. MS also damages axons in the nervous system. Relapsing-Remitting and chronic progressive are the two main types of Multiple Sclerosis.  MS is a degenerative disease that may lead to permanent disability.

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Vicki, Health Guide, commented on Multiple Sclerosis? What Type Are You? Hi Wendy, So sorry it took me so long to get back to this post and your…

07/11/11

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Vicki, Health Guide, commented on Sylvia Lawry Makes a Difference for… Hi Anonymous, Did you received a satisfactory response from the brother?…

07/01/11

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered Can You Get Multiple Sclerosis From A… Hi Kathy,   Although the exact cause (or combination of causes) are…

05/12/11

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, commented on Multiple Sclerosis: Psychosomatic,… Hi Jazz,   Wow, it took so many years to finally get dx with MS. …

03/19/11

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