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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
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 46,860
    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
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 24,419
    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: 16,579
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Can you top this weird symptom?

    Started by Sunshine, 07-14-2015 02:46 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,209
    07-21-2015, 03:18 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 4,054
    07-21-2015, 01:21 PM Go to last post
  2. Biogen reports 2nd Tecfidera PML case

    Started by agate, 07-18-2015 03:08 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,000
    07-18-2015, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  3. Smile Happy Birthday Virginia!

    Started by Jeanie Z, 07-16-2015 08:03 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,292
    07-18-2015, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  4. A neuro with a different look

    Started by agate, 07-14-2015 03:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,338
    07-17-2015, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  5. Cool Welcome, harolmx

    Started by Parsi, 07-13-2015 08:32 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 942
    07-14-2015, 11:59 AM Go to last post
  6. This is what we need...

    Started by SuzE-Q, 06-29-2015 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,349
    07-13-2015, 02:59 AM Go to last post
  7. The cats must have been in Howie's computer

    Started by agate, 07-10-2015 07:32 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,426
    07-13-2015, 02:58 AM Go to last post
  8. Post My oh My

    Started by Tweeker, 07-06-2015 10:13 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,466
    07-12-2015, 03:19 PM Go to last post
  9. MSAA summary of topics at annual CMSC conference

    Started by agate, 07-10-2015 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,057
    07-10-2015, 03:29 PM Go to last post
  10. OT June Chit Chat,,

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 05-31-2015 10:13 PM
    22 Pages
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    • Replies: 212
    • Views: 17,965
    07-10-2015, 11:12 AM Go to last post
  11. Where is our Sally?/Sally Found!

    Started by stillstANNding, 06-10-2015 06:08 PM
    16 Pages
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    • Replies: 157
    • Views: 16,490
    07-10-2015, 06:56 AM Go to last post
  12. I forget

    Started by Gary, 04-03-2015 11:13 AM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 7,749
    07-08-2015, 02:35 PM Go to last post
  13. Tysabri helps cognitive impairment

    Started by SuzE-Q, 07-07-2015 07:56 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,078
    07-07-2015, 05:44 PM Go to last post
  14. Question Faux muscle injury

    Started by Parsi, 07-01-2015 04:29 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,466
    07-01-2015, 10:43 AM Go to last post
  15. Angry Teva settles in Provigil pay off case.

    Started by stillstANNding, 05-29-2015 07:59 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,607
    06-30-2015, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  16. 2nd PML case in MS patient taking Gilenya

    Started by agate, 06-16-2015 08:31 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,741
    06-29-2015, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  17. Neurologist in Eugene Oregon area

    Started by selkie, 06-28-2015 08:35 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,791
    06-29-2015, 01:33 PM Go to last post
  18. Spasticity weirdness

    Started by Sunshine, 06-24-2015 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,186
    06-26-2015, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  19. Update on Craig M (Undiagnosed)

    Started by Cherie, 06-25-2015 11:49 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,261
    06-25-2015, 06:33 PM Go to last post

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