What is Multiple Sclerosis?

Explaining MS

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that affects a person’s central nervous system, which consists of the brain and spinal cord. Although MS lasts a lifetime as there is no cure, there are treatments to control symptoms like muscle spasms, numbness and problems walking.

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February 14, 2014

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July 1, 2014