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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: 31
    • Views: 38,578
    01-25-2018, 06:49 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
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 21,258
    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: 14,699
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Copaxone "Sub-Recall"

    Started by stillstANNding, 06-03-2012 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,795
    06-04-2012, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  2. OT May Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 04-30-2012 06:17 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 9,333
    05-30-2012, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  3. Happy Birthday, Agate!

    Started by stillstANNding, 05-28-2012 09:43 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,540
    05-30-2012, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  4. Oral Fumarate...coming drug

    Started by Lazarus, 05-30-2012 10:10 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,505
    05-30-2012, 05:10 PM Go to last post
  5. World MS Day

    Started by agate, 05-30-2012 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,386
    05-30-2012, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  6. Memorial Day

    Started by Gary, 05-28-2012 07:21 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 911
    05-28-2012, 06:33 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,457
    05-27-2012, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  7. MS & Lukemia

    Started by Porkette, 05-25-2012 03:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,088
    05-27-2012, 05:35 AM Go to last post
  8. Idiots Inc.

    Started by Tweeker, 05-22-2012 12:55 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,196
    05-25-2012, 05:23 PM Go to last post
  9. NMO/Devic's

    Started by mum2kat+3, 05-15-2012 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,136
    05-18-2012, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  10. Opera Singer w MS

    Started by stillstANNding, 04-29-2012 01:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,572
    05-18-2012, 02:06 AM Go to last post
  11. MS patient formerly on Tysabri develops PML while on Gilenya

    Started by agate, 04-15-2012 09:30 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,903
    05-15-2012, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  12. Question Big change- Medicare/Medicaid

    Started by renee, 05-03-2012 11:51 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,848
    05-10-2012, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  13. Post Sitting here having my first IV Steriods

    Started by mum2kat+3, 04-25-2012 05:14 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,213
    05-03-2012, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  14. Just diagnosed

    Started by Dwall, 04-27-2012 11:44 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,623
    05-02-2012, 04:02 PM Go to last post
  15. OT April Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 03-31-2012 08:54 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 9,282
    04-29-2012, 10:17 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,736
    04-29-2012, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  16. Volunteers wanted for phone studies

    Started by agate, 04-27-2012 08:34 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,041
    04-27-2012, 08:34 PM Go to last post
  17. Post Answering Update Requests on Craig

    Started by NeuroNixed Craig, 04-26-2012 08:15 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 998
    04-27-2012, 07:41 PM Go to last post
  18. gummy worms across the pond.....

    Started by Herodotus, 03-01-2012 12:29 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 4,437
    04-24-2012, 03:14 PM Go to last post

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