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.
Maybe you have heard the term "Spinal MS." What is that?! I thought MS was either relapsing-remitting, primary progressive, secondary progressive, progressive relapsing, or "benign."The lesions caused by multiple sclerosis can occur anywhere within the central nervous system which includes the brain, the spinal cord, and the…