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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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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 24,454
    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: 16,602
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Anyone Ever Have Anything Like This?

    Started by Virginia, 04-15-2013 12:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 906
    04-16-2013, 04:50 PM Go to last post
  2. Anyone in Canada covered for Rituxmab?

    Started by mum2kat+3, 04-14-2013 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,258
    04-15-2013, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  3. Annette Funicello has died at age 70.

    Started by Abby2006, 04-08-2013 09:42 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 5,266
    04-12-2013, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  4. Cancer care rationing begins in America

    Started by Abby2006, 04-11-2013 09:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,913
    04-12-2013, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  5. Drug with Unhealthy Past OK'd to treat MS

    Started by Gabriella7, 04-10-2013 08:02 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,175
    04-11-2013, 07:53 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 1,806
    04-10-2013, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  6. MS and MG Crisis

    Started by Gabriella7, 03-19-2013 08:04 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,053
    04-08-2013, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  7. Alcohol Wipes

    Started by newone, 04-01-2013 06:17 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,047
    04-05-2013, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  8. Bald Eagle cam in SW Florida

    Started by nuthatch, 01-07-2013 01:42 PM
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 6,184
    04-02-2013, 05:24 PM Go to last post
  9. OT March Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 02-28-2013 10:23 PM
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 5,828
    03-31-2013, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  10. Happy Resurrection Day

    Started by Abby2006, 03-31-2013 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,200
    03-31-2013, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  11. To Sally Re: Schwans

    Started by Virginia, 03-25-2013 12:00 PM
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    03-31-2013, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  12. copaxone - light sensitivity

    Started by newone, 03-29-2013 06:54 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    03-29-2013, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  13. Tecfidera (dimethyl fumarate)?

    Started by agate, 03-06-2013 06:28 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    03-22-2013, 03:08 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,104
    03-18-2013, 04:33 PM Go to last post
  14. Post Salt as Trigger for MS

    Started by stillstANNding, 03-08-2013 08:45 AM
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    • Replies: 10
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    03-11-2013, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  15. Smile Lemons please read.

    Started by Jeanie Z, 02-25-2013 07:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,188
    03-10-2013, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  16. Swelling of the legs and feet

    Started by nuthatch, 03-06-2013 07:31 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,256
    03-07-2013, 12:46 AM Go to last post
  17. AAN recommends not prescribing ABCRs for progressive MS

    Started by agate, 02-23-2013 09:32 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,728
    03-04-2013, 01:35 PM Go to last post

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