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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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    • Replies: 30
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    01-20-2018, 01:57 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: 20,680
    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: 14,367
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. OT Turkey Week

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 11-19-2012 10:28 AM
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,027
    11-28-2012, 03:34 PM Go to last post
  2. Patient lift for MS

    Started by BrianP, 11-20-2012 09:36 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,388
    11-20-2012, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  3. Drugs From Canada

    Started by Virginia, 10-23-2012 01:02 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,571
    11-20-2012, 12:11 AM Go to last post
  4. MonSter "Hug"

    Started by Gabriella7, 10-15-2012 09:00 PM
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    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 5,226
    11-18-2012, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  5. cabergoline what can I expect

    Started by farmwife, 11-17-2012 02:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,362
    11-18-2012, 05:21 PM Go to last post
  6. prolactin leves are up is this a part of my ms

    Started by farmwife, 11-15-2012 05:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,440
    11-16-2012, 02:20 PM Go to last post
  7. Repeal that Sucker

    Started by Abby2006, 11-04-2012 11:41 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,437
    11-04-2012, 02:08 PM Go to last post
  8. Did You All Taste FrankenStorm?

    Started by SalpalSally, 10-30-2012 09:03 AM
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,213
    11-03-2012, 11:57 AM Go to last post
  9. OT October Chit Chat part II

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 10-15-2012 09:48 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 36
    • Views: 5,402
    10-30-2012, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  10. Long New York Times article on CCSVI

    Started by agate, 10-27-2012 10:15 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,986
    10-28-2012, 11:07 AM Go to last post
  11. (US) Free cell phones for qualified persons

    Started by agate, 10-23-2012 07:38 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,885
    10-24-2012, 02:05 PM Go to last post
  12. Stress management program results in fewer lesions?

    Started by agate, 10-19-2012 03:45 PM
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,150
    10-23-2012, 07:36 AM Go to last post
  13. Aneurysms

    Started by ssusan, 10-12-2012 01:48 PM
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    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 2,006
    10-19-2012, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  14. OT October Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 09-30-2012 10:33 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 46
    • Views: 5,526
    10-16-2012, 12:03 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,195
    10-15-2012, 03:36 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,361
    10-11-2012, 04:56 PM Go to last post
  15. MS Centers "laundered the money"

    Started by Gabriella7, 10-09-2012 01:07 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,698
    10-10-2012, 07:08 AM Go to last post
  16. OT What do we like or dislike about "Fall"

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 10-01-2012 04:13 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,114
    10-09-2012, 01:30 AM Go to last post

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