Multiple Sclerosis Support
Each person experiences Multiple Sclerosis (MS) very differently. From the moment the disease is diagnosed, patients and their families begin asking questions and looking for answers. Sometimes all MS patients want is to find and connect with someone who ...
Is there a cure for multiple sclerosis?
Expert answer Multiple sclerosis is a neurologic disease that affects women more often than men. Onset is most commonly in the 20s or 30s. MS is an autoimmune disease in which there is initially focal inflammation and then permanent damage to nerves of the ...
The X-files of multiple sclerosis
Okay, technically it’s life that is the terminal condition. And while the disease that causes plaques on our brain and spinal cord does not technically cause death, complications of MS do (at a rate which surprised me, and we’ll discuss that at another ...
Multiple Sclerosis and Age
Decreased mobility can put people with multiple sclerosis at higher risk of death in at least ... MS and Age: Bottom Line Ultimately, MS is a chronic illness — not a terminal one. While it can slightly shorten life span, Chitnis says that the change ...
The Multiple Effects of Multiple Sclerosis
Dennis Williams watches as his mother grows weaker from the effects of multiple sclerosis. And he watches her grow stronger at the same time. I often see this terminal disease as more of a definition of my mother’s character than a handicap.