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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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    06-17-2018, 10:35 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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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 24,410
    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
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    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Way o.t.

    Started by Howie, 08-17-2016 04:26 AM
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,735
    08-19-2016, 08:59 AM Go to last post
  2. Plant-based, low fat diet improves MS fatigue

    Started by SuzE-Q, 08-16-2016 10:39 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,530
    08-18-2016, 11:20 AM Go to last post
  3. Things I have learned ...sometimes too late..

    Started by Catdancer, 08-12-2016 01:35 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,434
    08-13-2016, 04:14 PM Go to last post
  4. Botox, again.

    Started by Catdancer, 08-12-2016 01:50 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,172
    08-12-2016, 12:19 PM Go to last post
  5. (OT) Fishy, fishy, fishy fish!

    Started by agate, 08-11-2016 10:19 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 892
    08-12-2016, 06:45 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,778
    08-11-2016, 06:14 PM Go to last post
  6. Belated Happy Birthday, nuthatch (Joan)--August 9!

    Started by agate, 08-10-2016 11:17 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,689
    08-11-2016, 03:59 PM Go to last post
  7. New member, MS 20+ years

    Started by epicenegreen, 08-06-2016 09:33 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 2,299
    08-11-2016, 03:55 PM Go to last post
  8. Starting Tecfidera

    Started by Cat Dancer, 07-05-2013 11:51 AM
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    • Replies: 84
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    08-10-2016, 07:21 AM Go to last post
  9. Aubagio

    Started by SalpalSally, 07-12-2016 11:14 AM
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,596
    08-09-2016, 05:46 AM Go to last post
  10. Thumbs up My Doctor Surprised Me With A New Fatigue Drug!

    Started by Jen's Solitude, 08-06-2016 07:15 AM
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,834
    08-07-2016, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  11. Exercise pedaler update

    Started by agate, 08-05-2016 03:47 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,310
    08-06-2016, 05:18 AM Go to last post
  12. Sun allergy or heat rash, anyone?

    Started by agate, 08-04-2016 08:32 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    08-06-2016, 05:12 AM Go to last post
  13. MSer's not boozers or smokers

    Started by SuzE-Q, 08-21-2015 02:46 AM
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    • Replies: 32
    • Views: 5,432
    08-04-2016, 06:01 AM Go to last post
  14. Uppitycats?

    Started by Sunshine, 07-03-2016 08:10 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,334
    08-02-2016, 05:39 AM Go to last post
  15. OT: how safe is your microwave?

    Started by SuzE-Q, 07-02-2016 06:36 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 51
    • Views: 5,474
    08-01-2016, 09:14 AM Go to last post
  16. OT July Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 06-30-2016 10:38 PM
    46 Pages
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    • Replies: 452
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    08-01-2016, 06:57 AM Go to last post
  17. 29 things only someone with MS would understand

    Started by agate, 07-30-2016 11:04 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,876
    08-01-2016, 06:50 AM Go to last post
  18. Poll Poll: POLL: How long have you used a DMD, or haven't you used a DMD?

    Started by agate, 07-27-2016 09:32 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 2,478
    07-31-2016, 07:27 AM Go to last post
  19. MS, microbes, and Abx

    Started by SuzE-Q, 07-30-2016 05:01 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,156
    07-31-2016, 06:02 AM Go to last post

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