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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: 36
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    12-31-2018, 10:40 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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    • Views: 27,386
    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. bacteria toxin may be MS trigger

    Started by SKL, 11-18-2013 07:44 PM
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 4,191
    11-26-2013, 02:32 PM Go to last post
  2. Statin drugs

    Started by Virginia, 11-24-2013 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,811
    11-26-2013, 12:54 PM Go to last post
  3. cold sweats???

    Started by boston/maine, 10-10-2013 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,761
    11-20-2013, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  4. osteoporosis.

    Started by NanMacan, 11-14-2013 11:04 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,574
    11-16-2013, 04:52 PM Go to last post
  5. a question

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 11-12-2013 09:22 AM
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,626
    11-16-2013, 08:08 AM Go to last post
  6. NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne diagnosed with MS

    Started by agate, 11-12-2013 05:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,212
    11-13-2013, 01:21 AM Go to last post
  7. US Social Security COLA to be 1.5% in 2014

    Started by agate, 11-08-2013 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,920
    11-12-2013, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  8. Dr. said no more ms drugs

    Started by sicilianmama, 10-24-2013 09:06 AM
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 5,505
    11-09-2013, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  9. Thumbs up Great movie about living with MS!

    Started by funnylegs4, 10-31-2013 06:58 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,904
    11-02-2013, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  10. Copaxone 3 times a week might be delayed

    Started by agate, 09-08-2013 10:21 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 6,145
    11-02-2013, 10:03 AM Go to last post
  11. Co-pays and Out of Pocket max

    Started by newone, 09-05-2013 02:55 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,349
    10-31-2013, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  12. OT October Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 09-30-2013 09:39 PM
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    • Replies: 104
    • Views: 10,558
    10-31-2013, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  13. Knee replacement

    Started by Tweeker, 10-29-2013 09:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,156
    10-31-2013, 09:44 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,234
    10-24-2013, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  14. Red face We are back!

    Started by Gary, 10-14-2013 07:56 PM
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,923
    10-19-2013, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  15. Smile Drug costs

    Started by Jeanie Z, 10-12-2013 08:22 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,427
    10-15-2013, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  16. Still taking Gilenia

    Started by Tweeker, 10-03-2013 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,258
    10-11-2013, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  17. MS may originate in the gray matter

    Started by agate, 09-17-2013 12:40 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,962
    10-10-2013, 08:33 AM Go to last post

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