Tag: Multiple Sclerosis

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 […]