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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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    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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  1. OT August Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 07-31-2018 09:48 PM
    33 Pages
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    • Replies: 326
    • Views: 7,981
    08-31-2018, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  2. [B]Reminder: Heat and Meds[/B]

    Started by stillstANNding, 08-28-2018 07:25 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 259
    08-28-2018, 04:29 PM Go to last post
  3. Keep on Moving Club: Oct. 2017

    Started by Sunshine, 10-01-2017 02:53 AM
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    • Replies: 87
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    08-27-2018, 05:40 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 314
    08-27-2018, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  4. Study shows connection between MS and hypertension

    Started by Lazarus, 07-23-2018 03:04 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 780
    08-18-2018, 07:11 AM Go to last post
  5. OT Lazy Cooking with Cat!

    Started by Cat Dancer, 12-16-2015 10:40 AM
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    08-12-2018, 04:46 PM Go to last post
  6. Arrow Belated happy birthday to nuthatch (Joan), August 9!

    Started by agate, 08-10-2018 09:57 PM
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    08-12-2018, 11:21 AM Go to last post
  7. Debate on rituximab vs. ocrelizumab (Rituxan vs. Ocrevus) in MS Journal

    Started by agate, 08-06-2018 01:07 PM
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 924
    08-10-2018, 07:00 AM Go to last post
  8. “Traveling while disabled is hell”

    Started by stillstANNding, 08-08-2018 07:00 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 567
    08-08-2018, 02:39 PM Go to last post
  9. Shingrix helped MS and SPS symptoms

    Started by Sunshine, 08-04-2018 02:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 259
    08-04-2018, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  10. OT July Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 06-30-2018 10:48 PM
    31 Pages
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    • Replies: 309
    • Views: 9,321
    07-31-2018, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  11. Keep on Moving Club: July 2018

    Started by Sunshine, 06-30-2018 12:47 PM
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    • Replies: 84
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    07-31-2018, 05:59 AM Go to last post
  12. Tax deduction for accessible house?

    Started by Sunshine, 07-30-2018 07:47 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 331
    07-30-2018, 10:57 PM Go to last post
  13. Ocrevous scheduled Yay!!!

    Started by ssusan, 01-10-2018 01:11 PM
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    • Replies: 81
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    07-27-2018, 01:05 PM Go to last post
  14. Research: swimming has benefits for MS

    Started by Sunshine, 07-26-2018 12:20 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 446
    07-27-2018, 10:06 AM Go to last post
  15. New MRI tool to diagnose and monitor MS

    Started by Sunshine, 07-23-2018 07:38 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 434
    07-24-2018, 10:15 AM Go to last post
  16. Cellcept lead to possible thyroid cancer

    Started by petpuppy, 07-19-2018 09:31 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 413
    07-20-2018, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  17. Tornados in Iowa

    Started by Cherie, 07-19-2018 07:08 PM
    • Replies: 1
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    07-19-2018, 10:37 PM Go to last post

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