What Do You Know About Multiple Sclerosis?

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Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic and often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system which consists of the brain, spinal cord and optic nerve.  Everything we do whether it is taking a step or even breathing all goes through the central nervous system.  The way our central nervous system functions is through the use of neurons, which are electronically excitable cells that process and transmit information through signals.  The signals that neurons send and receive are essential to the function of the central nervous system and allows the human experience to exist. Normally the path of these nerve signals is protected by the myelin sheath which is essential for the signals to reach their destination. However the pathways of a person with MS, the myelin is eroded and the nerve fibers underneath are damaged which affects the signals.   The reason for the loss of myelin is believed to be…

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