Multiple sclerosis, sometimes called just MS, is a disabling, neurological illness that affects the brain and spinal cord. The disease also is progressive, meaning it continues to get worse over time.
Nerve cells normally are surrounded by an insulating sheath made of a fatty substance called myelin that helps to transmit nerve impulses. In MS, this myelin sheath is inflamed or damaged, which disrupts or slows nerve impulses and leaves areas of scarring called sclerosis. These areas...Read more
SECONDARY SEXUAL DYSFUNCTION IN MEN AND WOMEN WITH MS In multiple sclerosis, the incidence of fatigue, muscle tightness or spasms,... Read more »
Patients living with more than one chronic disease face unique challenges. Unfortunately, comorbidities seem more and more common... Read more »
May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month. Why is that so important to anyone who has multiple sclerosis (MS)? Osteoporosis is common... Read more »
This is my first post. But, don't get me wrong, I'm not new to MS. I was diagnosed what seems like forever ago, in 1991. I was 23 at the... Read more »