Multiple Sclerosis Tashae dewalt


Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the Central Nervous System which disrupts the flow of information within the brain and between the brain and body


The Cause of MS is unknown but is believed to be triggered by an unidentified environmental factor to a person who is genetically predisposed. What is known is that the Auto Immune system attacks Myelin Sheatth which are seen as foreign particles - invaders.

MS can also be seen as genetically linked. To find this out there must be a scan of an entire genome of the patient's and relatives to identify small chromosomal regions linked


Patches of myelin sheath dsestroyed are called Plaques


  • numbness
  • tremors (shaking)
  • loss of bladder/bowel contro
  • problems with vision
  • loss of muscular control
  • problems with balance


Sadly there is no known cure form MS but there are numerous drugs and non-drug therapy.

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