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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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    05-31-2019, 08:20 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
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    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 284
    05-24-2019, 04:35 PM Go to last post
  1. Load up on those sirloin steaks, ladies!

    Started by SuzE-Q, 05-23-2019 03:22 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 251
    05-23-2019, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  2. Wishing Catdancer well

    Started by agate, 04-15-2019 08:03 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 667
    05-21-2019, 08:45 PM Go to last post
  3. OT: Overweight is Healthiest

    Started by SuzE-Q, 05-19-2019 07:40 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 246
    05-20-2019, 08:57 AM Go to last post
  4. Book Club: What are you reading?

    Started by Sunshine, 12-07-2017 11:35 AM
    32 Pages
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    • Replies: 315
    • Views: 33,718
    05-19-2019, 04:30 PM Go to last post
  5. Speech

    Started by agate, 05-10-2019 11:20 AM
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    • Replies: 44
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    05-17-2019, 08:14 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 263
    05-15-2019, 05:20 PM Go to last post
  6. Standing frames?

    Started by agate, 05-01-2019 12:13 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Views: 471
    05-15-2019, 01:17 AM Go to last post
  7. OT: Climate Change in Haiku

    Started by nuthatch, 05-13-2019 01:24 AM
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    05-14-2019, 08:23 AM Go to last post
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    • Views: 194
    05-13-2019, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  8. New MRI macnine .

    Started by Lazarus, 04-24-2019 02:43 AM
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    05-13-2019, 01:02 PM Go to last post
  9. Dementia and the immune system

    Started by nuthatch, 05-13-2019 12:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    05-13-2019, 12:53 PM Go to last post
  10. Are Sleeping Pills Safe?

    Started by SuzE-Q, 05-11-2019 04:12 PM
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    • Replies: 10
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    05-13-2019, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  11. Another person who has "cured" MS

    Started by agate, 05-08-2019 10:01 AM
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    • Replies: 10
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    05-09-2019, 05:37 PM Go to last post
  12. Looks interesting

    Started by nuthatch, 05-04-2019 12:39 AM
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    05-08-2019, 06:45 AM Go to last post
  13. Life expectancy calculator

    Started by agate, 05-03-2019 10:35 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 165
    05-04-2019, 05:25 PM Go to last post
  14. OT April Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 03-31-2019 10:47 PM
    28 Pages
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    • Replies: 278
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    04-30-2019, 08:57 PM Go to last post
  15. Keep on Moving Thread: April 2019

    Started by Sunshine, 04-01-2019 09:13 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 73
    • Views: 2,120
    04-30-2019, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  16. Gardening and Nature

    Started by Sunshine, 04-18-2019 06:58 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
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    04-28-2019, 04:10 PM Go to last post
  17. Wishing Jeanie well

    Started by agate, 03-04-2019 11:52 AM
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 113
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    04-27-2019, 05:45 PM Go to last post

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