Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

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Multiple Sclerosis by Seth Langley, Dawkins B6
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Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
1 Multiple Sclerosis is an abnormal response of the body's immune system that is directed against the Central Nervous System.
1.1 The Central Nervous System is composed of the...
1.1.1 Brain
1.1.2 Spinal Cord
1.1.3 and the Optic Nerves
1.1.3.1 The Immune System attacks the Myelin.
1.1.3.1.1 Myelin is the fatty substance that surrounds/insulates the nerve fibers
1.1.3.1.1.1 Damaged Myelin forms scar tissue (Sclerosis), giving the disease its name
1.1.3.1.1.1.1 When Myelin or nerve fiber is damaged, nerve impulses are distorted causing multiple symptoms.
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.1 Fatigue, Numbness, Weakness, Dizziness...
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.2 Pain, Emotional Changes, Cognative Changes...
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.3 Walking Difficulty, Vision Problems, Bladder Issues...
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.4 Depression, and Spasticity
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.4.1 The cause of MS is still unknown, but scientists believe that different factors can contibute to the being diagnosed with MS
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.4.1.1 Lack of vitamin D
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.4.1.2 Environmental factors
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.4.1.3 Smoking increases your risk
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.4.1.3.1 There are no "official" treatments, but there are steps to take to slow down the course of MS
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.4.1.3.1.1 Medications are used to modify the disease course, treat relapses, and manage symptoms
1.1.3.1.1.1.1.4.1.4 Not hereditary
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