Multiple Sclerosis

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by emmathomp
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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a crippling disease of the brain and spinal cord, also known as the central nervous system.The immune system attacks the protective sheath (Myeline) which covers nerve fibers and causes commmunication problems between the brain and the rest of the body.

There is no known cure for MS, just medications to help control the severity of the symptoms. There are oral medications that can be taken to help relieve the pain from attacks. Blood plasma exchange, physical therapy, and muscle relaxers also help.

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Treatment

What is it?

There are no known causes for MS. It is considered to be an autoimmune disease in which the immune system destroys its own tisssues. Genetics, and environmental factors dictate if a person is diagnosed with MS.

Causes

Multiple Sclerosis

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Symptoms

Prevention

Like any diseas symptoms of MS may differ from person to person

There is no way to prevent MS, just medications to possibly decrease the frequency of the attacks.

Glog by: Emma Thompson

Symptoms may differ from person to person over the course of the disease. Numbness or weakness in one or more limbs, tends to occur on one side of the body at a time. Partial or complete loss of vision in one eye at a time. Double vision, tingling, slurred speech, fatigue, shock sensations throughout the body.


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