Multiple sclerosis

Shema De Sousa

Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is a disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information in the brain, and between the brain and body. The cause of MS is still being researched but it is believed to be triggered to by the environments who is already geotactically predisposed to react.
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Signs & Symptoms

Symptoms

  • Fatigue
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness and Vertigo
  • Sexual Problems
  • Pain
  • Emotional Changes
  • Walking

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Treatment

Though there is no actual cure for Multiple Sclerosis, treatment focuses mainly on ways of coping with the disorder. The treatments are to either speed the recovery of an attack, slow the progression of the disease or managing the symptoms.
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Statics

Though you can get MS at any age, most people are diagnosed betweens the ages of 20 and 40. 2.5 million people in the world have MS. The farther you get from the equator, the rates of MS gets higher. People of northern European decent have the highest risk of developing MS, the lowest risk is among Native Americans, Africans, and Asians.
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Questions

1) Why would one person prone to MS if two people in the same environment?

2) How are the treatments effective?

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