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    This report will discuss what multiple sclerosis is, symptoms, how it is treated, and much more. Multiple Sclerosis causes demyelination and affects the central nervous system. Multiple Sclerosis is caused by chromosome 6. It is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues. Symptoms of this disorder include numbness or weakness in one or more limbs typically on one side of the body or the legs, partial or complete loss of vision, tingling or pain in parts of

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    There are many debilitating side effects and symptoms that accompany Multiple Sclerosis (MS). In MS, the immune system essentially fights itself and attacks its own body’s cells, causing progressive damage in the brain and spinal chord. Some key symptoms and side effects of the disease are vision problems, muscle weakness, and trouble walking or speaking. However, this is not it, There are many more side effects and symptoms that very between individuals. Some of the symptoms that haven't thoroughly

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    Markel Franklin Professor Idziak Speech 1311 March 27, 2012 Multiple Sclerosis Specific Purpose: To inform my audience about multiple sclerosis by exploring various facts of the disease including what causes it, types of the disease and how it is treated. General Purpose: To make people aware of the autoimmune disease. Introduction I. Greeting- Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen. It is always a pleasure to stand before such an enthusiastic crowd and to talk

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    Morgan Lippens BIOL252/Banks Lab Report 6 Research Paper November 16, 2015 Multiple Sclerosis Nearly 400,000 individuals in the United States are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis (MS). Multiple sclerosis is defined as “a potentially disabling disease of the brain and spinal cord”. (Multiple) Multiple sclerosis is classified as an autoimmune disorder in which the immune system attacks an element of itself, specifically the protective sheath (myelin) that covers nerve fibers and causes problems with

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    Multiple Sclerosis is an unpredictable, potentially disabling disease of the central nervous system that can affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves. Multiple Sclerosis can range from relatively benign to disabling to devastating. The disease is considered an autoimmune disease in which the body’s immune system attacks its own tissues causing damage to the myelin sheath, which covers the nerve fibers, and causes communication problems between the brain and the rest of the body and ultimately cause

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    AN OVERVIEW OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS 1 An Overview of Multiple Sclerosis: the Disease, the Challenges, the Symptoms, and the Treatments Meiying Li AN OVERVIEW OF MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS 2 Abstract Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system. The characteristics of MS are demyelination and axonal loss. The etiology

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    Affecting women more than men, Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is normally diagnosed between the ages 20 and 40, but can be seen during any age.; which is the most common disabling neurological disease of young adults. It’s caused by the myelin sheath, which is the protective covering which surrounds the nerve cells, by being damaged. Nerve signals start slowing down or they stop when this nerve covering is damaged, which is caused by inflammation. It can affect any area of the brain, spinal cord, and optic

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    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, immune mediated disease of the central nervous system (CNS) (Definition of MS). This disease is estimated to affect more than 400,000 people in the United States alone, and about 2.5 million worldwide. In the United States, about 200 new cases of MS are discovered weekly (Pietrangelo, Anne and Higuera, Valencia) . In a healthy person, an insulation covering called myelin, coats the nerve fibers in the CNS (Article from mom). When one develops MS, the communication

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    In adult patients suffering from Multiple Sclerosis (MS), research has been done to show that in the brain, deep grey matter atrophy (damage or lesions) is measurable even within the first few years after the first attack. The neurodegenerative aspect of Multiple Sclerosis is crippling not only to the central nervous system, but to important brain substructures like the thalamus, putamen, caudate, and globus pallidus (a major part of the basal ganglia) and could lead to a hindering of brain growth

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    What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Jessica Zelenak American Military Public University Abstract Multiple Sclerosis affects 2.3 million people worldwide. Multiple Sclerosis patients diagnosed are in the age range of twenty to fifty. Multiple Sclerosis effects the myelin in the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information that is sent to the brain. This disruption effects your vision, mobility and bodily functions. Multiple Sclerosis has a wide variety of people it can

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