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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: 38
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    07-14-2019, 10:29 PM 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: 28,387
    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: 18,773
    08-18-2011, 03:37 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,442
    06-11-2012, 09:22 AM Go to last post
  1. Post I need info on hospital beds.

    Started by boston/maine, 05-31-2012 02:40 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 3,098
    06-11-2012, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  2. Marijuana eases painful MS muscle cramping

    Started by Abby2006, 05-18-2012 10:51 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 3,276
    06-07-2012, 10:36 AM Go to last post
  3. Copaxone "Sub-Recall"

    Started by stillstANNding, 06-03-2012 11:43 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,163
    06-04-2012, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  4. OT May Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 04-30-2012 06:17 AM
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 13,275
    05-30-2012, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  5. Happy Birthday, Agate!

    Started by stillstANNding, 05-28-2012 09:43 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 3,724
    05-30-2012, 06:30 PM Go to last post
  6. Oral Fumarate...coming drug

    Started by Lazarus, 05-30-2012 10:10 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,963
    05-30-2012, 05:10 PM Go to last post
  7. World MS Day

    Started by agate, 05-30-2012 06:41 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,987
    05-30-2012, 09:16 AM Go to last post
  8. Memorial Day

    Started by Gary, 05-28-2012 07:21 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,217
    05-28-2012, 06:33 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 3,175
    05-27-2012, 11:56 AM Go to last post
  9. MS & Lukemia

    Started by Porkette, 05-25-2012 03:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,442
    05-27-2012, 05:35 AM Go to last post
  10. Idiots Inc.

    Started by Tweeker, 05-22-2012 12:55 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,884
    05-25-2012, 05:23 PM Go to last post
  11. NMO/Devic's

    Started by mum2kat+3, 05-15-2012 10:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,547
    05-18-2012, 02:59 PM Go to last post
  12. Opera Singer w MS

    Started by stillstANNding, 04-29-2012 01:59 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,154
    05-18-2012, 02:06 AM Go to last post
  13. MS patient formerly on Tysabri develops PML while on Gilenya

    Started by agate, 04-15-2012 09:30 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,635
    05-15-2012, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  14. Question Big change- Medicare/Medicaid

    Started by renee, 05-03-2012 11:51 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,838
    05-10-2012, 08:40 AM Go to last post
  15. Post Sitting here having my first IV Steriods

    Started by mum2kat+3, 04-25-2012 05:14 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,598
    05-03-2012, 10:16 PM Go to last post
  16. Just diagnosed

    Started by Dwall, 04-27-2012 11:44 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 3,849
    05-02-2012, 04:02 PM Go to last post
  17. OT April Chit Chat

    Started by Pegakafarmgirl, 03-31-2012 08:54 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 12,460
    04-29-2012, 10:17 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
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