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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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  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
  1. We're Living Longer!

    Started by SuzE-Q, 02-21-2016 04:12 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,007
    02-22-2016, 06:04 AM Go to last post
  2. here today . . . gone tomorrow?

    Started by nuthatch, 02-18-2016 01:50 AM
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    02-22-2016, 06:00 AM Go to last post
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    02-20-2016, 09:31 PM Go to last post
  3. Ozanimod does well in clinical trial

    Started by SuzE-Q, 02-19-2016 04:22 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,149
    02-20-2016, 06:03 PM Go to last post
  4. FDA expedites review of ocrelizumab for PPMS

    Started by agate, 02-17-2016 05:00 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,778
    02-19-2016, 08:03 AM Go to last post
  5. O.T. Help please. Thanks

    Started by Infrared Charlotte, 02-07-2016 01:00 AM
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    02-17-2016, 08:38 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,262
    02-15-2016, 09:10 AM Go to last post
  6. Happy birthday, BBS1951!

    Started by agate, 02-05-2016 07:36 AM
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    02-14-2016, 04:52 PM Go to last post
  7. Speaking of being in a Zen state...

    Started by SuzE-Q, 02-10-2016 04:22 PM
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    02-14-2016, 01:56 PM Go to last post
  8. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, LAZARUS (Linda), February 11!

    Started by agate, 02-11-2016 07:49 AM
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    02-13-2016, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  9. PT Not Lookink Good for Me!

    Started by SalpalSally, 02-09-2016 10:39 AM
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    02-12-2016, 01:11 PM Go to last post
  10. OT Febuary Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 01-31-2015 06:27 PM
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    02-12-2016, 12:59 AM Go to last post
  11. Happy Birthday, Parsi - February 9!

    Started by agate, 02-08-2016 10:36 PM
    2 Pages
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    02-11-2016, 11:37 AM Go to last post
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    02-11-2016, 06:35 AM Go to last post
  12. Symposium on fall risk in people w/MS

    Started by agate, 02-09-2016 06:01 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 875
    02-10-2016, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  13. Happy Birthday, Uppitycats/Cat Dancer, February 7!

    Started by agate, 02-07-2016 08:11 AM
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    • Replies: 16
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    02-09-2016, 03:54 PM Go to last post
  14. Thumbs up Adjustable Glasses

    Started by Howie, 01-28-2016 07:39 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
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    02-09-2016, 03:46 PM Go to last post

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