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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: 35
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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
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 25,128
    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: 16,995
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. US invokes emergency act to keep H7N9 flu at bay

    Started by Abby2006, 05-10-2013 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,219
    05-12-2013, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  2. Finally!!!

    Started by SalpalSally, 01-09-2012 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,352
    05-08-2013, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  3. Question Sandwiched between

    Started by moul4, 03-19-2013 09:36 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,429
    05-08-2013, 06:36 AM Go to last post
  4. Exclamation Looking for Howie

    Started by agate, 04-27-2013 12:59 PM
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,261
    05-07-2013, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  5. Air Bubbles in Copaxone

    Started by newone, 05-04-2013 08:45 AM
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,545
    05-06-2013, 02:58 PM Go to last post
  6. Someone else with MS--Minnesota Wild's Josh Harding

    Started by agate, 05-01-2013 10:17 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 980
    05-01-2013, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  7. OT April Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 03-31-2013 09:23 PM
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    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 7,799
    04-30-2013, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  8. PML in European drug Fumerate

    Started by stillstANNding, 04-24-2013 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,140
    04-27-2013, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  9. Anyone Ever Have Anything Like This?

    Started by Virginia, 04-15-2013 12:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 922
    04-16-2013, 04:50 PM Go to last post
  10. Anyone in Canada covered for Rituxmab?

    Started by mum2kat+3, 04-14-2013 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,291
    04-15-2013, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  11. Annette Funicello has died at age 70.

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

    Started by Abby2006, 04-11-2013 09:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,949
    04-12-2013, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  13. Drug with Unhealthy Past OK'd to treat MS

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

    Started by Gabriella7, 03-19-2013 08:04 PM
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,095
    04-08-2013, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  15. Alcohol Wipes

    Started by newone, 04-01-2013 06:17 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,119
    04-05-2013, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  16. Bald Eagle cam in SW Florida

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

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 02-28-2013 10:23 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 5,959
    03-31-2013, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  18. Happy Resurrection Day

    Started by Abby2006, 03-31-2013 09:55 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,233
    03-31-2013, 10:28 AM Go to last post
  19. To Sally Re: Schwans

    Started by Virginia, 03-25-2013 12:00 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 3,261
    03-31-2013, 08:27 AM Go to last post

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