Category «Multiple Sclerosis»

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Causes and Risk Factors You Should Know Today

Part 1 of 2: Overview Multiple Sclerosis Overview Multiple sclerosis (MS) is characterized by damage to the myelin sheath. This protective covering  surrounds the nerves of the central nervous system (brain, optic nerves, and spinal cord). The damage is caused by inflammation. Damaged areas undergo gliosis (scarring). Lesions or scars (called plaques) may be scattered …

13 Early Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

A Close Look at MS Symptoms Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a disease with unpredictable symptoms that can vary in intensity. While some people experience fatigue and numbness, severe cases of MS can cause paralysis, vision loss, and diminished brain function. MS affects an estimated 2.3 million people worldwide. Women are affected more than twice as often as men, according to …

The Best Multiple Sclerosis iPhone and Android Apps of the Year

The Best of MS Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, degenerative, and often debilitating autoimmune disease that affects the central nervous system. Symptoms can range from mild numbness and tingling to paralysis and blindness. Life with MS is as unpredictable as the disease itself and full of unique challenges. It seems these days there’s an …

Multiple Sclerosis: Top 10 Treatment Centers

There are a variety of treatment options available for treating multiple sclerosis. Among the numerous reputed treatment centers in the U.S., the leading ten facilities are:. The Mellen Center for Multiple Sclerosis: This center is a part of Cleveland Clinic’s Neurological Institute. It is renowned for its state-of-the-art facilities and specialized care in offering treatment …