Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (commonly mispelled multple sclorosis) is a medical condition which in many cases is a crippling disease of the central nervous system.

It occurs when the fatty protective nerves in the brain and spinal cord are lost and replaced by hardened plaques and scar tissue. Once it is lost, the transmission of messages between the body and brain is slowed or even blocked fully. In this case, people can lose coordination, and also have vision disturbances, bladder or bowel incontinence problems with balance and other symptoms of multiple sclerosis which may come.

Women are almost twice as likely as men to get multiple sclerosis. The cause of this illness still remains unknown, but some scientists think the reason might be such as the immune system destroys its own myclin and myelin-producing cells.

People with MS do seem to have abnormally high concentration of the immune cells in their central nervous system. Other scientists or researchers think that these immune dysfunctions can be traceable to some slow-acting virus acquired early in life, which decades later starts to damage either myelin directly or the immune system.

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