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Medical Condition:
Multiple sclerosis
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Also Known As:
MS

 

Description:

This is a disease of the central nervous system it affects the brain the spinal chord and the nerves. The sheath that usually protects the nerves is affected causing different types of MS:

  • Primary-progressive MS (PPMS) is gradual in onset; symptoms generally do not decrease or go into remission.

  • Secondary-progressive MS (SPMS) This is where the sufferer has attacks and then gets partially better but progressively the symptoms are worsening.
  • Relapsing-remitting MS (RRMS) this is where once an attack has occured the sufferer has either a total or partial recovery.

 

 

Please Note: The information provided here should not be used for diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition. A medical practitioner should always be consulted for diagnosis and treatment of all medical conditions.

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