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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
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    05-26-2017, 01:33 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: 17,503
    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
  1. OT husband had quadruple bypass...food services in western MA?

    Started by Lazarus, 11-18-2013 04:32 AM
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,475
    12-01-2013, 02:49 AM Go to last post
  2. bacteria toxin may be MS trigger

    Started by SKL, 11-18-2013 07:44 PM
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,554
    11-26-2013, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  3. Statin drugs

    Started by Virginia, 11-24-2013 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,097
    11-26-2013, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  4. cold sweats???

    Started by boston/maine, 10-10-2013 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,153
    11-20-2013, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  5. osteoporosis.

    Started by NanMacan, 11-14-2013 11:04 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,095
    11-16-2013, 04:52 PM Go to last post
  6. a question

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 11-12-2013 09:22 AM
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    • Views: 1,835
    11-16-2013, 08:08 AM Go to last post
  7. NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne diagnosed with MS

    Started by agate, 11-12-2013 05:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 798
    11-13-2013, 01:21 AM Go to last post
  8. US Social Security COLA to be 1.5% in 2014

    Started by agate, 11-08-2013 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,627
    11-12-2013, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Dr. said no more ms drugs

    Started by sicilianmama, 10-24-2013 09:06 AM
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 3,472
    11-09-2013, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  10. Thumbs up Great movie about living with MS!

    Started by funnylegs4, 10-31-2013 06:58 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    11-02-2013, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  11. Copaxone 3 times a week might be delayed

    Started by agate, 09-08-2013 10:21 PM
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    • Replies: 12
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    11-02-2013, 10:03 AM Go to last post
  12. Co-pays and Out of Pocket max

    Started by newone, 09-05-2013 02:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 946
    10-31-2013, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  13. OT October Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 09-30-2013 09:39 PM
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    10-31-2013, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  14. Knee replacement

    Started by Tweeker, 10-29-2013 09:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    10-31-2013, 09:44 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 749
    10-24-2013, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  15. Red face We are back!

    Started by Gary, 10-14-2013 07:56 PM
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,394
    10-19-2013, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  16. Smile Drug costs

    Started by Jeanie Z, 10-12-2013 08:22 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 966
    10-15-2013, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  17. Still taking Gilenia

    Started by Tweeker, 10-03-2013 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,635
    10-11-2013, 10:44 AM Go to last post

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