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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: 36
    • Views: 52,366
    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
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 27,037
    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: 17,980
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Deep Sea Diving in a Wheel Chair

    Started by stillstANNding, 09-24-2013 11:55 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,296
    09-30-2013, 12:23 PM Go to last post
  2. OT ..September Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 08-31-2013 09:56 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 8,178
    09-30-2013, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  3. DD May Be Having MS Problems Again?

    Started by SalpalSally, 09-12-2013 09:20 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 2,266
    09-18-2013, 07:52 PM Go to last post
  4. Patients sue Biogen over PML from Tysabri

    Started by stillstANNding, 09-10-2013 12:58 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,965
    09-10-2013, 10:15 PM Go to last post
  5. Part II August Chit/Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 08-22-2013 09:08 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,251
    09-10-2013, 10:01 PM Go to last post
  6. Injection site reation saga

    Started by lawnerd, 06-21-2013 02:03 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 29
    • Views: 4,442
    09-08-2013, 01:31 PM Go to last post
  7. Happy Rosh Hashana!

    Started by agate, 09-06-2013 06:48 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 962
    09-07-2013, 10:15 AM Go to last post
  8. Alternative/Complementary/Off Label MS Treatment Options

    Started by kristin_t, 07-21-2013 12:12 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 5,019
    08-26-2013, 05:29 PM Go to last post
  9. NEW Bird Flu

    Started by Abby2006, 04-05-2013 10:27 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 7,470
    08-24-2013, 06:18 PM Go to last post
  10. OT--August Chitchat

    Started by agate, 08-01-2013 09:18 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 64
    • Views: 8,465
    08-23-2013, 12:36 PM Go to last post
  11. An MS Story, written by a Friend with MS,

    Started by SalpalSally, 08-19-2013 10:44 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,608
    08-22-2013, 06:40 AM Go to last post
  12. Room Air Cleaner

    Started by Abby2006, 01-31-2013 09:53 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 5,814
    08-15-2013, 08:46 AM Go to last post
  13. Question Steroids or Not? Symptoms gone. Conflicting Opinions.

    Started by kristin_t, 07-03-2013 06:29 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 3,247
    08-14-2013, 12:01 PM Go to last post
  14. Plegridy

    Started by agent107, 08-11-2013 02:54 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,811
    08-14-2013, 09:43 AM Go to last post
  15. OT July Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 06-30-2013 09:43 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 76
    • Views: 10,370
    07-31-2013, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  16. Painful back/leg spasms

    Started by gdmcor, 07-20-2013 06:08 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,857
    07-26-2013, 04:20 PM Go to last post
  17. OT - It's HOT!!!

    Started by nuthatch, 06-30-2013 09:19 PM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 3,738
    07-26-2013, 08:07 AM Go to last post
  18. Greetings (and sorry, I think)

    Started by sakonnet, 07-24-2013 08:46 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,142
    07-25-2013, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  19. OT- listing your household goods

    Started by Gary, 07-22-2013 07:18 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,432
    07-24-2013, 04:19 PM Go to last post

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