Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic, disabling disease of the central nervous system. The disease causes inflammation, destruction, and scarring of the sheath that covers nerve fibers (called myelin) in the brain and spinal cord. As a result, electrical signals from the brain are slowed or blocked from reaching the eyes, muscles, and other parts of the body.
Find answers in our in-depth report on multiple sclerosis:
Living With MS
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Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)
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