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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: 35
    • Views: 45,639
    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: 23,911
    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: 16,271
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
  1. Eruptive leg and hip jerking at night

    Started by Mariel, 12-28-2011 09:34 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,976
    12-30-2011, 08:15 PM Go to last post
  2. OT December Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 12-01-2011 04:53 AM
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 105
    • Views: 14,969
    12-29-2011, 10:47 PM Go to last post
  3. Rethinking the benefits of vitamin D?

    Started by agate, 11-28-2011 07:47 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 3,123
    12-26-2011, 11:51 AM Go to last post
  4. update on me, its been awhile

    Started by MS w/MS, 12-20-2011 01:25 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,808
    12-26-2011, 10:01 AM Go to last post
  5. Distracted doctors

    Started by agate, 12-17-2011 01:48 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 2,289
    12-25-2011, 09:29 PM Go to last post
  6. new treatment (new to for me anyway)

    Started by Tweeker, 12-22-2011 03:50 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,073
    12-24-2011, 10:07 PM Go to last post
  7. Wow

    Started by Tweeker, 11-24-2011 04:44 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 2,002
    12-17-2011, 06:06 PM Go to last post
  8. Provigil

    Started by newone, 12-08-2011 06:07 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,381
    12-16-2011, 11:14 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 3,048
    12-15-2011, 09:16 PM Go to last post
  9. The Decorations - what Happened to MERRY CHRISTMAS?

    Started by Abby2006, 12-06-2011 10:30 AM
    7 Pages
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    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 12,585
    12-15-2011, 04:06 PM Go to last post
  10. C-Reactive Protein

    Started by newone, 12-10-2011 02:06 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,668
    12-14-2011, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  11. Exclamation Chronic Progressive Illness, Not Always as It Appears

    Started by NeuroNixed Craig, 10-27-2011 11:58 PM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 11,822
    12-14-2011, 11:31 AM Go to last post
  12. Poll Poll: New poll about sticky threads

    Started by agate, 11-11-2011 08:39 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 4,706
    12-12-2011, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  13. MS in Focus latest issue

    Started by Cherie, 12-11-2011 09:37 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 2,462
    12-11-2011, 09:37 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 2,109
    12-11-2011, 08:42 AM Go to last post
  14. Living on disability

    Started by Gary, 12-09-2011 12:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,892
    12-10-2011, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  15. Article on cost of MS drugs

    Started by agate, 12-08-2011 06:00 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,906
    12-10-2011, 06:44 AM Go to last post
  16. Lesion in posteria fossa?

    Started by Peglegs, 11-30-2011 04:16 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 2,507
    12-07-2011, 09:12 AM Go to last post

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