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When your brain is injured or damaged, it has a natural ability to adapt and continue functioning. If you’re living with MS, this ability, called “neurological reserve,” can help delay the onset of MS symptoms. A growing number of MS experts are pointing out the importance of neurological reserve and the role it plays in slowing the progression of MS-related disability.
The brain is made up of two types of tissue: grey matter and white matter. For many years, research in MS focused primarily on white matter, which is where the majority of brain lesions occur. But research has evolved, and experts now understand that grey matter also plays a critical role in MS.