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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, 10/06)

    Started by agate, 08-30-2011 12:32 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 35,062
    10-26-2017, 05:31 PM 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: 19,605
    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: 13,757
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Rhyme or Reason?

    Started by SuzE-Q, 01-05-2015 04:17 PM
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,015
    01-06-2015, 07:20 PM Go to last post
  2. Copaxone helps prevent conversion to black holes

    Started by SuzE-Q, 01-05-2015 04:27 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 998
    01-05-2015, 05:52 PM Go to last post
  3. OT Christmas Babies!!

    Started by SalpalSally, 12-26-2014 09:07 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,792
    01-05-2015, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  4. Stem Genex

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 09-21-2011 03:57 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 9,344
    01-02-2015, 02:53 PM Go to last post
  5. OT: easy shrimp (or crab) dip

    Started by Cat Dancer, 12-27-2014 08:03 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 4,169
    01-02-2015, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  6. Toe question...spasms?

    Started by daydreamer, 12-30-2014 08:24 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 2,470
    01-01-2015, 02:23 PM Go to last post
  7. Children's Cells Living in Mother's Brains.

    Started by SalpalSally, 12-27-2014 08:44 PM
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,502
    12-30-2014, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  8. Inject PP/SPMS CSF into mice = demyelination

    Started by SuzE-Q, 12-28-2014 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,298
    12-29-2014, 09:00 PM Go to last post
  9. OT Part II December Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 12-15-2014 06:14 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 8,049
    12-28-2014, 07:07 PM Go to last post
  10. OT December Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 11-30-2014 05:46 PM
    17 Pages
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    • Replies: 162
    • Views: 14,416
    12-28-2014, 03:29 PM Go to last post
  11. OT - Funny but True

    Started by SuzE-Q, 12-24-2014 04:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,145
    12-25-2014, 12:45 PM Go to last post
  12. Sad that I can't Give

    Started by SuzE-Q, 12-24-2014 02:27 AM
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,273
    12-25-2014, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  13. MSer's with pregnancies fare better

    Started by SuzE-Q, 12-24-2014 05:06 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 927
    12-25-2014, 09:59 AM Go to last post
  14. former member gone

    Started by Cherie, 12-20-2014 05:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,370
    12-21-2014, 12:24 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 2,899
    12-17-2014, 11:36 PM Go to last post
  15. Chewing is tiring

    Started by BBS1951, 12-17-2014 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 909
    12-17-2014, 07:43 PM Go to last post
  16. Mice oligodendrocytes are different from human ones

    Started by agate, 12-16-2014 10:26 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,121
    12-17-2014, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  17. Unhappy ? for me

    Started by boston/maine, 12-14-2014 06:02 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,235
    12-17-2014, 07:48 AM Go to last post
  18. A time limit for Rituxan??

    Started by mum2kat+3, 12-14-2014 10:58 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,227
    12-15-2014, 09:40 AM Go to last post
  19. Live Animal Cams.

    Started by SalpalSally, 09-30-2014 08:40 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,745
    12-13-2014, 09:38 AM Go to last post

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