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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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    12-31-2018, 10:40 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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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 26,692
    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
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    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,725
    01-13-2016, 08:37 AM Go to last post
  1. MIS416 for SPMS gets US patent

    Started by agate, 01-14-2013 08:10 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 4,199
    01-13-2016, 08:25 AM Go to last post
  2. Anyone with SPMS on any of the ABC's?

    Started by gdmcor, 08-06-2013 10:21 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
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    01-12-2016, 09:26 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,653
    01-06-2016, 10:09 PM Go to last post
  3. Question Is Numbness and Paralysis the Same Thing?

    Started by Jen's Solitude, 12-31-2015 08:41 AM
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    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 7,118
    01-06-2016, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  4. Laquinimod trials update.....oops

    Started by Lazarus, 01-05-2016 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,340
    01-06-2016, 12:51 PM Go to last post
  5. New symptom--odd! Spasticity?

    Started by Mariel, 10-13-2011 05:57 PM
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 3,577
    01-06-2016, 12:55 AM Go to last post
  6. Thumbs up A new symptom

    Started by Howie, 01-03-2016 02:15 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,548
    01-04-2016, 05:26 AM Go to last post
  7. Cool New Year plans?

    Started by Howie, 12-31-2015 04:10 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 2,983
    01-02-2016, 04:22 AM Go to last post
  8. OT December Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 11-30-2015 11:30 PM
    34 Pages
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    • Replies: 336
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    12-31-2015, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  9. Thumbs up Good and Bad Message

    Started by Howie, 12-25-2015 08:47 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 3,698
    12-30-2015, 09:13 AM Go to last post
  10. Home at last!

    Started by Catdancer, 12-12-2015 03:53 AM
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 4,611
    12-30-2015, 03:27 AM Go to last post
  11. Merry Christmas

    Started by Whisper, 12-24-2015 01:20 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 3,314
    12-26-2015, 08:04 AM Go to last post
  12. Taking part in a spasticity study

    Started by agate, 12-23-2015 01:57 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,194
    12-24-2015, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  13. OT. iPad Question!

    Started by SalpalSally, 12-20-2015 11:08 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 3,054
    12-22-2015, 04:25 PM Go to last post
  14. Baclofen

    Started by Gary, 12-11-2015 10:29 PM
    2 Pages
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    12-20-2015, 11:06 PM Go to last post
  15. A Special Message To Agate.

    Started by SalpalSally, 12-15-2015 01:21 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 3,085
    12-20-2015, 08:19 PM Go to last post
  16. Nursing home

    Started by Catdancer, 10-31-2015 12:15 PM
    21 Pages
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    • Replies: 206
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    12-14-2015, 05:35 PM Go to last post
  17. Sally!

    Started by Cherie, 12-12-2015 05:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,567
    12-14-2015, 03:58 PM Go to last post
  18. (OT) Test your American English

    Started by agate, 12-09-2015 10:47 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,497
    12-14-2015, 01:48 PM Go to last post

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