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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
    • Views: 53,136
    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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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 27,348
    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: 18,170
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne diagnosed with MS

    Started by agate, 11-12-2013 05:57 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,210
    11-13-2013, 01:21 AM Go to last post
  2. US Social Security COLA to be 1.5% in 2014

    Started by agate, 11-08-2013 09:43 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,916
    11-12-2013, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  3. Dr. said no more ms drugs

    Started by sicilianmama, 10-24-2013 09:06 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 5,499
    11-09-2013, 04:51 PM Go to last post
  4. Thumbs up Great movie about living with MS!

    Started by funnylegs4, 10-31-2013 06:58 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,903
    11-02-2013, 11:48 AM Go to last post
  5. 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: 6,143
    11-02-2013, 10:03 AM Go to last post
  6. 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
  7. OT October Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 09-30-2013 09:39 PM
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 104
    • Views: 10,554
    10-31-2013, 03:05 PM Go to last post
  8. Knee replacement

    Started by Tweeker, 10-29-2013 09:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,155
    10-31-2013, 09:44 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,232
    10-24-2013, 01:50 PM Go to last post
  9. Red face We are back!

    Started by Gary, 10-14-2013 07:56 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,920
    10-19-2013, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  10. Smile Drug costs

    Started by Jeanie Z, 10-12-2013 08:22 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,425
    10-15-2013, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  11. Still taking Gilenia

    Started by Tweeker, 10-03-2013 12:29 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,256
    10-11-2013, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  12. MS may originate in the gray matter

    Started by agate, 09-17-2013 12:40 PM
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,958
    10-10-2013, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  13. Could This Be The MS hug?

    Started by SalpalSally, 09-03-2013 06:38 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,769
    10-06-2013, 05:00 PM Go to last post
  14. Good idea but. ...

    Started by Tweeker, 10-01-2013 07:53 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,164
    10-05-2013, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  15. Editorial on CCSVI in MS Journal

    Started by agate, 09-26-2013 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,870
    10-02-2013, 03:17 AM Go to last post
  16. Blood Pressire Cuff

    Started by Abby2006, 09-27-2013 11:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,812
    10-01-2013, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  17. Deep Sea Diving in a Wheel Chair

    Started by stillstANNding, 09-24-2013 11:55 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,336
    09-30-2013, 12:23 PM Go to last post

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