Multiple sclerosis is an
MS; Demyelinating disease
Multiple sclerosis (MS) affects women more than men. The disorder is most commonly diagnosed between ages 20 and 40, but can be seen at any age.
MS is caused by damage to the myelin sheath, the protective covering that surrounds nerve cells. When this nerve covering is damaged, nerve impulses are slowed...Read more
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CausesAs with other autoimmune disorders, the exact cause of MS is unknown. A combination of environmental and genetic factors likely plays a... Read more »