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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: 37
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    05-31-2019, 08:20 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: 27,889
    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: 18,462
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. ALS

    Started by Gabriella7, 01-27-2013 03:55 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 50
    • Views: 8,135
    05-21-2013, 04:27 PM Go to last post
  2. Hello Old Friends! Checking in?

    Started by Keltie, 04-25-2013 04:00 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,523
    05-19-2013, 07:37 AM Go to last post
  3. US invokes emergency act to keep H7N9 flu at bay

    Started by Abby2006, 05-10-2013 09:03 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,576
    05-12-2013, 02:38 PM Go to last post
  4. Finally!!!

    Started by SalpalSally, 01-09-2012 11:46 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,628
    05-08-2013, 07:45 PM Go to last post
  5. Question Sandwiched between

    Started by moul4, 03-19-2013 09:36 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,679
    05-08-2013, 06:36 AM Go to last post
  6. Exclamation Looking for Howie

    Started by agate, 04-27-2013 12:59 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,649
    05-07-2013, 10:00 AM Go to last post
  7. Air Bubbles in Copaxone

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

    Started by agate, 05-01-2013 10:17 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,181
    05-01-2013, 10:17 PM Go to last post
  9. OT April Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 03-31-2013 09:23 PM
    6 Pages
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    • Replies: 56
    • Views: 8,970
    04-30-2013, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  10. PML in European drug Fumerate

    Started by stillstANNding, 04-24-2013 03:27 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,565
    04-27-2013, 08:01 AM Go to last post
  11. Anyone Ever Have Anything Like This?

    Started by Virginia, 04-15-2013 12:52 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,084
    04-16-2013, 04:50 PM Go to last post
  12. Anyone in Canada covered for Rituxmab?

    Started by mum2kat+3, 04-14-2013 09:18 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,497
    04-15-2013, 08:36 AM Go to last post
  13. Annette Funicello has died at age 70.

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

    Started by Abby2006, 04-11-2013 09:44 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,315
    04-12-2013, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  15. 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
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,102
    04-10-2013, 08:13 PM Go to last post
  16. MS and MG Crisis

    Started by Gabriella7, 03-19-2013 08:04 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,449
    04-08-2013, 08:43 AM Go to last post
  17. Alcohol Wipes

    Started by newone, 04-01-2013 06:17 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 3,465
    04-05-2013, 10:22 AM Go to last post
  18. Bald Eagle cam in SW Florida

    Started by nuthatch, 01-07-2013 01:42 PM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 35
    • Views: 7,173
    04-02-2013, 05:24 PM Go to last post
  19. OT March Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 02-28-2013 10:23 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
    • Replies: 47
    • Views: 6,887
    03-31-2013, 09:55 PM Go to last post

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