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Multiple Sclerosis Treatments
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Multiple Sclerosis Treatments

Treating Multiple Sclerosis: Combining Medication and Therapy Patients with Multiple Sclerosis are now able to fight the disease with treatment regimens that include a combination of therapy and medication. Due to the nature of MS, the symptoms, as well as the treatment, can vary significantly from patient to patient. Some patients experience such mild symptoms...

Multiple Sclerosis Prognosis
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Multiple Sclerosis Prognosis

The Truth About the Prognosis for Multiple Sclerosis Many people have an unfairly biased reaction to a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis, or MS, but you should know right away that the disease is not fatal. Not only is the disease not fatal, but it doesn’t drastically diminish life expectancy either. In most cases, people with...

Multiple Sclerosis in Children
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Multiple Sclerosis in Children

Understanding How Multiple Sclerosis Is Handled In Children Multiple sclerosis, or MS, strikes between 8,000 and 10,000 children every year. Childhood MS is different from what adults with the disease would experience. Treating it can be a challenge. The disease is caused by the immune system attacking the nerves in the brain and spine. Here...

Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors
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Multiple Sclerosis Risk Factors

Factors That Could Make You More Likely To Develop Multiple Sclerosis Exactly what causes multiple sclerosis is not fully known at this time although researchers have identified key risk factors. These factors are often present in people who have the disease and could indicate you are more vulnerable than others are. Here are some of...

Multiple Sclerosis
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Multiple Sclerosis

The Facts About Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis, often referred to simply as MS, is a disease of the nervous system in which the protective myelin coating that protects individual nerve cells breaks down. As a result, the nerves develop scar tissue that prevent them from functioning as they normally would. A wide spectrum of symptoms...