What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple sclerosis is characterised as a long-term disease that affects your brain, spinal cord and your eyes, resulting problems with vision, balance, muscle control and other functions. The effects of the disease differ from person to person, some are mild with no treatment required, while others […]
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a condition which can affect the brain and/or spinal cord, causing a wide range of potential symptoms, including problems with vision.
Multiple sclerosis, also known as MS, is a chronic condition affecting the central nervous system, or CNS. In healthy individuals the nerves are covered with a protective coating that is known as myelin. When an individual has the condition known as MS, this protective coating is destroyed, which leaves the […]
Multiple Sclerosis is a disorder where your immune system attacks the myelin, or protective sheath, that is covering your nerves. Damage to myelin causes your body and brain to have difficulty with communicating. Multiple Sclerosis is characterized by several different symptoms. Eventually, the nerves begin to deteriorate, which is an […]
Multiple sclerosis is a condition that attacks the coating of the brain and spinal cord called myelin. When this coating is attacked, it results in multiple scars and lesions on the spinal cord itself. This is what the name refers to. These lesions cause the flow of signals from nerves […]
MS in an autoimmune disease that attacks the layers of lipid tissue known as the myelin sheath. The myelin sheath blankets the dendrites and nerve axons, which allows nerve impulses to quickly travel throughout the nervous system. This permits efficient communication throughout the body, so it can function properly. When […]
The Complexities of Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis is classified as an autoimmune disease. Like other diseases in this category,the immune system attracts and destroys its own tissue, because it believes it is a virus. With MS the attack occurs along the myelin sheath, the tissues that covers the spinal cord […]