Multiple Sclerosis

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What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Multiple Sclerosis is a ceaseless genetic disease that is degenerative of the nervous system. It is progressive and causes transmitting of nerve impulses to be harmed, especially with movement, sensation, and vision.
Damaged Nerve
Damaged Nerve

What are symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis?

Symptoms of Multiple Sclerosis include tiredness, weakness, limb distress, loss of coordination, and tingling on the face. Others include trouble walking, cloudy vision, some blindness, bladder complication, and deprossion, loss of memory, feeling extremely emotional, and other neuropsycholigical dangers. One person with MS has different symptoms than another person with MS. Sometimes, symptoms take place repeatedly, while other times sympotoms occur rarely. Symptoms get worse at times when the body temperature is high.

What happens when someone has Multiple Sclerosis?

In humans, Multiple Sclerosis causes years to advance and for symptoms to arise. MS can cause paralysis after lots of motor control issues. Many people are able to live about 20 to 30 years with the disease, while others aren't quite as fortunate. Sometimes, people with MS live an average lengthed life. So, the life expectancies alter.

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Who is Multiple Sclerosis likely to effect?

About 400,000 people have Multiple Sclerosis in the United States. That's a lot of people! People are likely to be diagnosed between the ages of twenty and forty. Women are more likely to be diagnosed than men are. People living in temperate regions have MS more often than those living in tropical regions.

What causes Multiple Sclerosis?

Specific causes of MS have not yet been found.There are, although some theories about what causes the disease. Some strongly suggest that some people's blood-brain barriers are upset due to disease or toxin, which then leads to MS. Evidence shows Multiple Sclerosis is genetic.

Can Multiple Sclerosis be cured?

Multiple Sclerosis grievously can not be cured. Medication, a healthy diet full of fiber, and a healthy body weight is helpful for patients. Agents and antibody medication can decrease lapses and ease nerve repairing for a number of Multiple Sclerosis patients.

Works Cited

Oyama, Do Carmo, Marcos, and Iuri Drumond Louro. "Multiple Sclerosis." The Gale
Encyclopedia of Neurological Disorders. Ed. Stacey L Chamberlin and Brigham
Narins. Vol. 2. Detroit: n.p., 2005. 561-565. Gale Virtual Reference
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