Multiple Sclerosis

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.

Is Multiple Sclerosis Genetically Inherited

Is Multiple Sclerosis Genetically Inherited?

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 […]

Do You Have Back Pain and Multiple Sclerosis?

Do You Have Back Pain and Multiple Sclerosis?

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 […]

how to support someone with Multiple Sclerosis

Comforting a Friend with Multiple Sclerosis

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 […]

tumefactive multiple sclerosis symptoms

Multiple Sclerosis and Tumefactive MS

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 […]

5 Ways Multiple Sclerosis affects us at a Cellular Level

5 Ways Multiple Sclerosis affects us at a Cellular Level

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 […]

Does Multiple Sclerosis Cause Chronic Muscle Inflammation

Does Multiple Sclerosis Cause Chronic Muscle Inflammation

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 […]