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Forum: Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that affects the brain and spinal cord. 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 down or stopped. The nerve damage is caused by inflammation. Inflammation occurs when the body's own immune cells attack the nervous system. Repeated episodes of inflammation can occur along any area of the brain, optic nerve, and spinal cord.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Useful Websites (posted by David Hosobuchi, 10/2006--Updated 1/2018)

    Started by agate, 08-30-2011 12:32 PM
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    12-31-2018, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Useful books on MS and related subjects

    Started by Parsi, 10-10-2011 01:10 AM
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    05-02-2017, 04:20 AM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Forum archives

    Started by Mike Weins, 08-18-2011 03:37 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 18,047
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Cystoscopy with anesthesia

    Started by Sunshine, 04-10-2019 09:48 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 163
    04-11-2019, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  2. Twitching and dropping things

    Started by PurpleTulips, 04-01-2019 12:16 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    dropping things, speech slur, twitching
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 655
    04-08-2019, 07:39 AM Go to last post
  3. A great essay on someone with Lyme Disease

    Started by Lazarus, 04-07-2019 03:23 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 167
    04-07-2019, 04:09 PM Go to last post
  4. Thumbs up OT: JPT... LarryLDN Check in

    Started by LarryLDN, 10-14-2017 02:55 PM
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 2,592
    04-04-2019, 08:06 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 184
    04-02-2019, 03:17 PM Go to last post
  5. Happy birthday, stillstANNding (March 30)!

    Started by agate, 03-29-2019 08:56 PM
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 362
    04-01-2019, 05:08 PM Go to last post
  6. OT March Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 02-28-2019 11:43 PM
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    • Replies: 273
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    03-31-2019, 03:24 PM Go to last post
  7. March 2019: Keep on moving

    Started by Sunshine, 03-01-2019 10:55 AM
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 116
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    03-31-2019, 03:17 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 349
    03-30-2019, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  8. FDA approves another MS drug

    Started by Sunshine, 03-27-2019 02:11 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 275
    03-29-2019, 01:16 PM Go to last post
  9. ROHO cushion

    Started by Sunshine, 12-21-2018 09:24 AM
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 657
    03-26-2019, 06:37 PM Go to last post
  10. Happy birthday, jendie--March 26!

    Started by agate, 03-26-2019 06:31 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 187
    03-26-2019, 04:08 PM Go to last post
  11. Caregiving : The hole in our health care system

    Started by Sunshine, 03-25-2019 01:29 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 227
    03-26-2019, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  12. Neurologists at Cleveland Clinic (OH) ?

    Started by Alida, 03-26-2019 11:52 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 193
    03-26-2019, 04:02 PM Go to last post
  13. MS clinical trials

    Started by agate, 03-25-2019 08:50 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 108
    03-25-2019, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  14. Happy birthday, Jeanie Z (March 22)! Also Whisper (Lorraine)!

    Started by agate, 03-21-2019 10:37 PM
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 305
    03-23-2019, 08:27 PM Go to last post
  15. What's new in MS research (March 2019) from the MSAA

    Started by agate, 03-21-2019 05:38 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 124
    03-22-2019, 05:55 PM Go to last post
  16. Hearing aids that detect falls?

    Started by agate, 03-22-2019 08:30 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 120
    03-22-2019, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  17. What it really means to heal

    Started by Sunshine, 03-21-2019 12:50 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 145
    03-21-2019, 04:51 PM Go to last post

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